The chosen one at Babylon sends you greeting, as does Mark, my son. Greet one another with a loving kiss. Peace to you who are in Christ.
As they prayed, they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness.
They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of bread and to the prayers.
The Diocese of New Ulm is led by the Most Reverend John M. LeVoir. He was ordained and installed as the fourth bishop of the diocese on September 15, 2008.
2017 Maundy Thursday Washing of Feet at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm.
The Rite Election and Call to Continuing Conversion was held Sunday, March 5 at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm. Each year, on the first Sunday of Lent, people who seek full communion with the Catholic Church gather at the Cathedral with the bishop.
Advent Prayer Service
An Advent Prayer Service with Bishop LeVoir was held on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, at the Church of St. Michael in Morgan. Participants brought the baby Jesus figure from their home Nativity set to be blessed individually by the bishop. The bishop also gave a special blessing for expectant mothers. A swaddling clothes collection (blankets, sleepers, layette items) for babies as well as cash donations weretaken up, with the proceeds going to We Care in Morgan. All the faithful were welcome to attend.
Closing of the Year of Mercy
On Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, (Solemnity of Christ the King) at the Cathedral in New Ulm, Bishop John LeVoir presided at the closing of the Holy Door to conclude the Year of Mercy. The faithful gathered for Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, an opportunity for Confessions, singing of the Divine Mercy Chaplet, Benediction and Reposition, and Holy Mass.
As Holy Doors closed in churches and basilicas around the world, including in Rome, it is estimated that over 20 million people participated in the Church’s Jubilee Year of Mercy at the Vatican – and a billion people may have participated in churches worldwide.
Deacon Garrett Ahlers newest priest of diocese!
Father Garrett Ahlers of Marshall was ordained a priest by Bishop LeVoir on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm.
Bishop LeVoir promulgates the diocesan plan for catholic schools