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Father Corey Belden was ...
Father Corey Belden was named assistant pastor at St. Anne in Hamel and chaplain at Providence Academy in Plymouth.
He has been serving as sacramental minister at Sacred Heart in Rush City and as pastor at St. Mathias in Hampton and St. Mary in New Trier.
After his ordination in 2002, he served as an assistant pastor at St. Michael and St. Mary parishes in Stillwater and Immaculate Heart of Mary in Minnetonka.
He also served as chaplain at Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria.
Rev. Corey Belden, parochial administrator, St. Anne's Church, Hamel, and high school chaplain, Providence Academy, Plymouth.
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Their son Corey converted to Catholicism 10 years ago - and then became a priest.Father Corey Belden will welcome his parents, along with seven other catechumens, into the Catholic Church this Easter at St. Michael in Stillwater, where he is associate pastor.
Father Belden's journey to the Catholic Church began 11 years ago when he
chaperoned a youth retreat at St. Paul in Ham Lake.At the time, he
said, faith wasn't a priority, but his
experience with the St. Paul youth group led him to consider what God might be calling him to do with his
, who had been raised an evangelical Christian, began reading about the Catholic Church's
teachings, including Karl Keating's "Catholicism and Fundamentalism: The Attack on ‘Romanism' by ‘Bible Christians.'"
"My intellect was enlightened; the light of faith went on," said Father Belden
, 32."After reading every chapter, I said to myself, ‘How could it be otherwise?' I had found the truth."
While attending RCIA classes in St. Paul, several parishioners asked him if he
had considered the priesthood.Although Father Belden
had been preparing to enter medical school, he
would pray about it.By the time he was confirmed, Father Belden had discerned that God was calling him to be a priest.He
entered St. John Vianney College Seminary
in St. Paul the next year.
also remembers when he
father from Rome, where he
was studying for the priesthood, and learned his
parents were taking classes to become Catholic."He had let the surprise out of the bottle," Father Belden
said with a smile.
"What's amazing about them coming to the faith is I've never said anything to them [about converting]," said Father Belden
always had God in his heart, so I trusted him," said Cheryl.
Friday March 23, 2012/6:30 p.m - ...
Friday March 23, 2012/6:30 p.m - St. Thomas the Apostle in Corcoran - The Pain and Suffering of Jesus - Guest Priest - Father Corey Belden.
The Brothers and Sisters of Penance of St Francis Newsletter - December 2003 issue
This is also confirmation of the advice both Father Valerius Messerich O.F.M., our original Visitor, and our current Visitor, Fr. Corey Belden of St. Michael's parish, have given us, not to have any further communication with the leaders of the CFP and to let them go their way.
Thank you Lord!
Fr. Corey Belden, a Diocesan priest, is our current Visitor.
A brief history of our beginnings have been posted on our web site.
Fr. Corey Belden, who has ...
Fr. Corey Belden, who has also been assigned pastor of St. Anne's Church in Hamel effective this July, will serve PA . He will also be joined by others among our friends in the priesthood in celebrating Masses, hearing confessions, and working with our campus ministry program.
A lovely little autobiography of Fr. Belden is available here: