Catholic Schools Center of Excellence

6600 France Ave S, Suite 520

Minneapolis, MN  55435

(612) 425-1105

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School visit from Bishop Andrew Cozzens

Welcome Bishop Cozzens into your school for muffins and a Mass! He will visit classrooms and deliver muffins to your teachers. He will bless your school and all those who dwell within! Treat your Catholic grade school to this special spiritual treat! Date to be agreed upon.


A taste of Ireland – party at Kathy and Eric Schneeman's Irish Pub
Enjoy an unforgettable Irish evening with fun fare, drinks, jokes, and live music by Kenny McMahon. Ten (10) couples will join special guest, Father Kevin Finnegan for a merry time in the authentic Irish Pub at the Mendota Heights home of Kathy and Eric Schneeman. Date to be agreed upon. 

Mater Dei Tours – pilgrimage for two
Experience a Catholic pilgrimage to one of the world's most memorable and faith inspiring sites. Mater Dei Tours combines history, culture and lots of fun! Package includes: round trip airfare from MSP, private motor-coach, first-class hotel accommodations, meals, admissions to all featured visits, Masses, rosaries, meditations and more. Choice of: Our Lady of Guadalupe, The Holy Land, and Poland. Twelve (12) days of travel (two days of flying). Your choice of 2019 or 2020 dates. Value – $4,200 per person (double occupancy).

Private party with Matt Birk: evening of fun, unique drinks and tasty food at a private distillery

Experience a most unique and fun evening for your group of 25 along with special guest, Matt Birk, at Brother Justus Whiskey Company in Minneapolis. The evening includes a private tasting of their handcrafted single malt American whiskeys, a tour of the distillery, and wonderful hors d’ oeuvres. Hear the story of Minnesota’s own “Brother Justus” – a Benedictine monk who built whiskey stills for Minnesota farmers during prohibition! Date to be agreed upon.


Dinner for 8 with Archbishop Bernard Hebda

Do not be outbid on this fabulous opportunity to celebrate an evening with Archbishop Hebda and your friends! Join Archbishop Hebda for a beautiful meal at the Christmas Lake home of Gail Dorn. Dinner will be provided by your hosts, and New Jersey humor will be provided by the Archbishop himself! Date to be agreed upon.