Some of our Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul Province, have been featured in the news lately! Celeste Saint Paul Hotel and Bar recently opened in the former Saint Agatha’s Conservatory of Music and Arts, which closed in 1961. The Sisters talked about their memories, what they think about the new hotel and more. See below!

The Catholic Spirit – Celestial space: A St. Paul convent-turned-hotel celebrates its legacy (November 15, 2019)

Twin Cities Live – Celeste St. Paul (November 7, 2019)

Fox 9 – Sister Sleepover: Retired nuns get to be first guests in former St. Paul convent turned hotel (October 31, 2019)

Kare 11 – Former convent in St. Paul (October 30, 2019)

5 Eyewitness News – Former convent and school opens as boutique hotel in Downtown St. Paul (October 30, 2019)

Also, be sure to find a copy of the 2019 November Mpls.St.Paul Magazine to read their full article about the hotel, which also includes interviews with some of our Sisters. You can read part of the article here.

Additional recent coverage about the hotel:

Pioneer Press – Nuns’ original paintings return as former St. Paul convent becomes boutique hotel (October 22, 2019)

Pioneer Press – St. Paul boutique hotel opening soon will include bar in historic parlor space (October 15, 2019)


November 4th, 2019