The 1990s

1991 The Star Tribune featured an article by Chuck Haga which became the inspiration for hundreds of guests to come to Pacem in Terris, and is still referenced by guests today. Read the article. • Twenty acres of land were purchased along County Road 8 to further preserve the silence and solitude of the hermitage experience. • Pacem in Terris is featured on KSTP TV’s Good Company. Watch the video.

1992 Four additional hermitages were opened—St. Michael, St. Mary Magdalene, St, Therese of Lisieux and St. Kateri Tekakwitha. • Pacem in Terris received a Papal Blessing from John Paul II when Shirley Wanchena and her son Jeffrey traveled to Rome.

1993 An additional twenty acres of land along County Road 8 were purchased. A house on the property, named San Damiano, is used for staff housing.

1996 August 1 opened St. Margaret Mary, St. John the Beloved and St. Cloud hermitages.

1999 In November, Our Lady of Pacem house, designed by architect Keith Waters was dedicated.

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