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Diocese of New Ulm - a people and a place

(Photo by Martin Adams, FSSP)


stablished in 1957, the Diocese of New Ulm is a community of 76 parishes and 4 oratories serving Catholics throughout 15 counties in Minnesota: Big Stone, Brown, Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Nicollet, Redwood, Renville, Sibley, Swift, and Yellow Medicine. The Diocese of New Ulm is Minnesota's most rural diocese, home to a total population of 281,707 with a Catholic population of 58,717. It is an area serving some 9,863 square miles of Southwestern Minnesota prairie.

Diocese native ordained for

Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter

Bishop John M. LeVoir congratulates Fr. John Kodet upon his ordination to the priesthood for the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter May 30 at the Newman Center chapel, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Fr. Kodet, a native of Bechyn, whose family attends the Church of St. Michael in Morgan, was ordained with five others who hailed from Nevada, New York, Texas, Virginia, and England. The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter is a society of apostolic life whose members celebrate Mass in the extraordinary form using the liturgical books in use in 1962.

Click here to read the June 2015 edition of "The Prairie Catholic," with coverage of Fr. Kodet's ordination on page 1.


USCCB Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage


Hope, Healing, and Peace

A message from Bishop John M. LeVoir

Hope, Healing, and Peace from Diocese of New Ulm on Vimeo.


Sign up now! World Meeting of Families

Philadelphia -- Sept. 22-30, 2015

Join the Holy Father and tens of thousands of faithful from around the world

in a faithful celebration of the family and its role in our society.
Click here to learn more how you can be part of the celebration.


2015 Diocese of New Ulm Parish Festival Dates

Click here for 2015 parish festival dates in the Diocese of New Ulm.


'Fourth Plan for Parishes' Online

The "Fourth Plan for Parishes" is available online.

Click here to access it.


Join Bishop LeVoir on a Pilgrimage

to Switzerland, Germany & Austria

September 14 - 24, 2015



                                      Find out more!

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Diocesan Council of Catholic Women

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To Contact the Diocese of New Ulm:

Catholic Pastoral Center

1421 6th Street North

New Ulm, MN 56073-2071

Phone: 507-359-2966

Fax: 507-354-0268

Email: dnu@dnu.org


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