Event Details

2017 Bishops and Rector Dinner

You are invited to join Cardinal Blase Cupich, Bishop Quinn, Rev. Horihan, IHM Faculty, seminarians and guests for this wonderful celebration. Proceeds from the event benefit seminarian formation programs. This event is open to the public.


 April 21, 2017
Social Gathering 6:00 p.m.
Dinner and Program 7:00 p.m.


Rochester International Event Center
7333 Airport View Drive SW
Rochester, MN 55987


Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary Award presented to Cardinal Blase J. Cupich.

Cardinal Blase Joseph Cupich was born on March 19, 1949, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Blase and Mary Cupich. Cardinal Cupich obtained his B.A. in Philosophy from the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN and attended seminary at the North American College while studying at the Gregorian University in Rome. He continued his education at the Catholic University of America where he obtained a doctorate in Sacred Theology specializing in Sacramental Theology. Cardinal Cupich was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Omaha on August 16, 1975. He was appointed Bishop of Rapid City, SD, in 1998 and then Bishop of Spokane, WA in 2010. In 2014 Cardinal Cupich was appointed Archbishop of Chicago. On Saturday, November 19, 2016, Pope Francis elevated him to the Sacred College of Cardinals



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