Holy Door to be sealed at St. Mary’s Cathedral

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November 6, 2015

Benedictine Brother Lew Grobe sets up a test on the St. John’s Abbey woodshop’s laser engraver Nov.3 before the Year of Mercy logo is laser-cut onto a plaque that will identify the Holy Door at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. Photo by Dianne Towalski / The Visitor

Benedictine Brother Lew Grobe sets up a test on the St. John’s Abbey woodshop’s laser engraver Nov.3 before the Year of Mercy logo is laser-cut onto a plaque that will identify the Holy Door at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. Photo by Dianne Towalski / The Visitor

Image of the Year of Mercy and papal tiara will identify Holy Door; Mass will also celebrate vocations

By Kristi Anderson
The Visitor

The row of heavy wooden doors that aligns the front of St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud has welcomed people from all walks of life, from countless corners of the world. Inside its walls, many of those same souls received God’s love, forgiveness and Christ himself in the Eucharist.

As Catholics everywhere prepare to celebrate the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis, one of those massive doors will be deemed a Holy Door.

The door will be sealed by Bishop Donald Kettler at a special Mass at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 that also will celebrate vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life.

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