A Joyful Ordination
NET alumnus Bishop Andrew Cozzens (91-92) was ordained a bishop for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN on December 9, 2013, on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a date that he specifically chose due to his great devotion to Mary. He chose the motto “Praebe Nobis Cor Tuum,” which translates, “Give us your heart.”
First NET Alumnus Bishop
On October 11 it was announced that NET alumnus Fr. Andrew Cozzens (1991-92) was named Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN. Bishop-elect Cozzens is the first NET alumnus to be named Bishop, with more than 100 other NET alumni serving as priests and religious.
NET Ministries recently launched an initiative for a five-year strategic plan called “Igniting Faith.” Within this plan we’ve created specific immediate and mid-range goals to drastically increase our outreach to Catholic youth across the country. Learn more about how you can help…
Every August, 130 young Catholics aged 18-28 leave behind their jobs, school, family, and friends to devote nine months to serving with the National Evangelization Teams. Divided into 12 teams, they travel across the U.S. for nine months to share the Gospel with young people and their families…