• Welcome

    to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Crookston

    Established in 1908, the Diocese of Crookston encompasses 14 counties in Northwestern Minnesota and is home to more than 35,000 Catholics in 66 parishes. The first Bishop of Crookston was Most Reverend Timothy Corbett. Michael J. Hoeppner was ordained and installed Bishop of Crookston in 2007.

  • St. Mary's Mission Appeal

    We need your support!

    The 2015 St. Mary's Mission Appeal begins Nov. 28 in parishes of the Diocese of Crookston.

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  • Covenant Eyes

    Internet accountability and filtering partnership

    Faith-based resources that foster the virtue of chastity for all parishioners in the Diocese of Crookston and tools to overcome pornography use!

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  • Pastoral Statement

    of the Most Reverend Michael J. Hoeppner

    on the June 26, 2015, U.S. Supreme Court decision Obergefell v. Hodges

    From the Bishop

  • Pastoral Plan

    "Meeting Christ--Living Christ."

    In 2009, the centennial year of the Diocese of Crookston, Bishop Hoeppner convened the Second Synod of the Diocese of Crookston which brought about the Pastoral Plan, "Meeting Christ--Living Christ."

    Pastoral Plan
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Spotlight Events

  • Statewide Day of Fasting & Prayer in Reparation for a Culture of Violence & Disrespect for Life 04 Dec 15 All Day

    Bishop Michael J. Hoeppner and the MN Catholic Bishops invite you to participate in December 4th, 2015, Statewide Day of Fasting and Prayer in Reparation for a Culture of Violence and Disrespect for Life.

  • Diocesan Holy Hour for Reparation & Healing for the 43rd Anniversary of Roe V. Wade 22 Jan 16 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    The Diocese of Crookston invites you to a Holy Hour for Reparation and Healing for the 43rd Anniversary of Roe V. Wade on Friday, January 22, 2016 from 7:00-8:00 pm. Join us for an evening of prayer for