Daily News

Father Michael Schmitz: What’s the meaning of suffering?

Posted by Kyle Eller

I’ve been hurting a lot lately, not only physically, but emotionally and spiritually as well. It seems like no matter what I do, nothing changes. If God has been trying to teach me a lesson, I think I’ve learned it by this point. Thank you so much for writing. ... Read More »

Catholics urged to join campaign of prayer, fasting Oct. 16-24

Posted by Kyle Eller

Catholics are urged to join in prayer and fasting Oct. 16-24 for the conversion of people and nations, peace in the world, a renewed culture of life in the United States and spiritual blessing on the Synod of Bishops on the family. The 23rd International Week of Prayer and ... Read More »

Our patronal feast

Posted by Kyle Eller

From my youthful years this prayer has held an important place in my spiritual life. … The Rosary has accompanied me in moments of joy and in moments of difficulty. To it I have entrusted any number of concerns; in it I have always found comfort. Twenty-four years ago ... Read More »

New program rolls out for safe environment training

Posted by Kyle Eller

With continued emphasis at the local, national and international levels on improving safe environment programs, the diocese’s program to protect children and young people has seen some major upgrades over the summer. Ernie Stauffenecker, director of safe environment for the Diocese of Duluth, said there are three main components ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: Pilgrimage to papal visit brings great graces

Posted by Kyle Eller

As I rode the train from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia, I was texting Betsy Kneepkens, our director of marriage and family life, and Father Anthony Craig, pastor of St. Mary’s in Deer River, St. Joseph’s in Ball Club, Sacred Heart in Federal Dam and St. Anne in Bena, and ... Read More »

Register today for the Diocesan Assembly!

Posted by Kyle Eller

Register by Sept. 28 to guarantee food and materials and save $10! (People may still register after Sept. 28 — a limited amount of extra food and materials will be available.) Register here. ​

Pope Francis has arrived!

Posted by Kyle Eller

If you’re a Catholic in the Diocese of Duluth looking to follow along with Pope Francis’ visit to the United States, here are some resources you will want to see. The USCCB page set up for the visit. Some live streaming options from Catholic News Service. The Eternal Word ... Read More »

See the moving video from Saturday

Posted by Kyle Eller

Shortly before Mass at the 125th anniversary celebration, a short video about the diocese was debuted at the DECC. Now it's available online for all to see and share.

You can watch it here!

Eucharistic Procession overwhelms

Posted by Kyle Eller

Saturday’s Eucharistic Procession and Mass in honor of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Diocese of Duluth leaves one at a loss for words. From 11 a.m., when buses and shuttles of people, young and old and of every vocation, started arriving at the Cathedral of Our ... Read More »

Social media efforts for the Eucharistic Procession

Posted by Kyle Eller

As we approach Saturday’s historic Eucharistic Procession honoring the 125th anniversary of the Diocese of Duluth, there’s a 21st century piece of the puzzle you should know: the social media hashtag for the event, ‪#‎duluthcatholic125‬.

As you’re processing, if you see something beautiful or edifying or interesting, snap a ... Read More »