Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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ARCHDIOCESE OF SAINT PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS (Archidiocesis Paulopolitana et Minneapolitana)

Country : United States
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1850

Arms (crest) of Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The white and blue waves represent the waters of the Mississippi River.

The red sword represents the archdiocese’s namesake, the apostle St. Paul.

The two red crosses represent the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis.


Arms of Bishops of Saint Paul

Arms of Archbishops of Saint Paul

Arms of Archbishops of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

Arms of Auxiliary bishops

<gallery perrow=0> No image|John J. Lawler (1910-1916) No image|James J. Byrne (1947-1956) No image|Leonard P. Cowley (1957-1973) No image|Gerald Francis O'Keefe (1961-1966) No image|James P. Shannon (February 8, 1965 – November 22, 1968) No image|John Robert Roach (July 12, 1971 - May 28, 1975) No image|Raymond A. Lucker (September 8, 1971 – December 23, 1975) No image|Paul V. Dudley (November 9, 1976 - November 6, 1978) No image|John Francis Kinney (1977-1982) No image|William H. Bullock (June 3, 1980 - February 10, 1987) No image|James R. Ham (October 7, 1980 - October 30, 1990) No image|Robert James Carlson (1984-1994) No image|Joseph L. Charron (January 25, 1990 - January 21, 1994) No image|Lawrence H. Welsh (November 5, 1991 - January 13, 1999) No image|Frederick Francis Campbell (1999-2004) No image|Richard Pates (December 22, 2000 – April 9, 2008) No image|Lee A. Piché (June 29, 2009 – June 15, 2015) No image|Andrew H. Cozzens (December 9, 2013 – present)


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