|Owner(s)||Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis|
|Publisher||Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda|
|Staff writers||Rebecca Omastiak, Dave Hrbacek, Barb Umberger|
|Headquarters||St. Paul, Minnesota|
|Free online archives||http://news.arcasearchdev.com/us/cs/?paper=___|
The Catholic Spirit is the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. It is a tabloid format publication that circulates to 55,000 households in the Twin Cities area.
The Catholic Spirit is a bi-weekly newspaper covering a 12-county area in east central Minnesota.
Founded in 1911 as the Catholic Bulletin, the newspaper underwent a design and name change in 1996 to become The Catholic Spirit.
The newspaper serves the communication needs of more than 825,000 Catholics in the metropolitan Minneapolis-St. Paul market, including members in 187 parishes.
The Catholic Spirit was awarded first place in the category of "General Excellence" in 2004, 2006 and 2007 by the Catholic Press Association [failed verification].