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Event Recap: Annual Dinner


Our chapter’s annual meeting and dinner took place last Wednesday at the stately Calhoun Beach Club, with special guests The Most Reverend Archbishop Bernard Hebda and International Director Fr. Daniel Hennessy. We discussed our recent restorations, future project plans, and a year-in-review of amazing (and exclusive) Patrons events, including our recent trip to the Vatican. We […]


Patrons Enjoy A Private Tour of the Luther Exhibit at Mia


The exclusive “Martin Luther: Art and the Reformation” exhibit at the Mia is an extraordinary collection of historical and religious art, and even more extraordinary than having this rare exhibit in our own backyard is receiving a private tour of the collection by its curator, Thomas Rassieur. His knowledge of the art on exhibit and […]

Up Close and Personal with the St. John's Bible

St. John’s Bible Event Illuminates


In the stately home of Jim Phelps and Nancy McGlynn Phelps, renowned St. John’s Bible scholar Tim Ternes gave a mesmerizing presentation on the incredible project that illuminated and inspired our chapter’s members and guests. During his presentation, patrons learned about the origin and history of the project, its celebrity calligrapher, its artists, and its […]


You’re Invited: Patrons Annual Dinner


Please Join Us! You’re Invited to the Annual Patrons Dinner! Father Mark Haydu, international director, and the Minnesota Board of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums invite you to our annual dinner. We will celebrate our past accomplishments, update you on our current restoration projects, provide highlights of our recent Patron’s trip […]

A France Trip Revealed!


You’re Invited! Whether or not you plan on joining us for our once-in-a-lifetime trip to France this fall, please join us for a casual January get-together and informational session where we will reveal the much-anticipated itinerary for the next Patron’s trip. Our October, 2014 trip to Champagne, Chablis, Burgundy and Paris is entitled: “Cathedrals and […]