Cathedral Heritage Foundation's 2021 Festival of Lights:
3:45-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
- Saturday| 5:15 p.m. (Anticipatory)
- Sunday: 8:00 a.m. |10:00 a.m. |12:00 Noon |5:00 p.m.
Monday- Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Please enter through the Selby Avenue side, handicap entrance)
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
3:30- 5:00 p.m.
Parish Office Hours (Rectory at 239 Selby Ave.) :
Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Year of St. Joseph- "Cuppa Joe": Ten Wonders of St. Joseph Talks. See flyer here.
Guided tours are offered Tuesday - Friday at 1:00 p.m. learn more here
About the Cathedral of Saint Paul
About the Parish
About the Archdiocese
Building and Architectural Facts
- Exterior walls are Saint Cloud granite
- Interior walls are American Travertine from Mankato, Minnesota
- Height: 306.5 ft. Length: 307 ft. Width: 216 ft.
- Seating capacity: 3,000
- The seven bronze grilles surrounding the altar depict the human response to God's grace. Since the Cathedral is dedicated to Saint Paul, special recognition is given to him in the bronze masterpieces.
- The chair in the sanctuary (the cathedra) denotes the Cathedral as the Archbishop's church.
- The Shrine of the Nations surrounding the sanctuary represents the national patron saints of the people who settled this city and state.
- The main walls of the Chapels are finished in Italian Botticino marble.
- The Ernest Skinner organ was installed in the sanctuary in 1927 and the Aeolian-Skinner organ in the choir loft in 1963.
- The east-facing window is the Resurrection window. The south rose window takes its theme from the Beatitudes and the north rose window depicts the eight North American Martyrs. These windows are the work of renowned stained glass artist Charles Connick.
Cathedral of Saint Paul Parish Council
- Fr. John Ubel
- Brian Maztek
- Christina Mantel
- Jennifer Williams
- Melissa Kaintz
- Jim Gajewski (staff)
- Paul Putzier
- Wesley Sandholm