The Northern Cross

Local News In Brief - October 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

Holy hours for seminarians, vocations

When Archbishop Dennis Schnurr was bishop of Duluth, he had every parish begin praying the Diocesan Vocation Prayer. We have seen the abundant fruit of that prayer in our diocese over the past decade. We don’t want to rest on our laurels. Many of ... Read More »

Life News In Brief - October 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

Post abortion ministry

Hurting after abortion? You are not alone. The Diocese of Duluth is here to help you heal through our post abortion ministry, Project Rachel. This ministry offers a confidential helpline for you to speak with someone about your experience. A willing person to listen who has ... Read More »

School News In Brief - October 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

Glow Run is back at Assumption

Assumption Catholic School and Blessed Sacrament Parish will hold their annual fall festival and fourth annual Glow Run, named Lumen Christi (“The Light of Christ”) Saturday, Oct. 6. The Lumen Christi Glow Run will serve as the school’s major fall fundraising event. “The ... Read More »

Julianne Blazevic: A new playground for Stella Maris Academy

Posted by Grace Romanek

By Julianne BlazevicGuest columnist

Students at Stella Maris Academy – St. James Campus in Duluth had more to look forward to as the school year started than just seeing their friends again and learning new lessons. They were excited for the completion of a new playground for the students ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - October 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

Communion and Liberation school community

Duluth Communion and Liberation School of Community meets every Friday evening at 7 p.m. at different locations in the Duluth area. Prayer, singing, sharing experiences, what’s been discovered and concludes with a potluck. The community is a companionship that educates. Currently reading the written ... Read More »

Local News In Brief - September 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

 Fifth annual anniversary Mass and dinner

The fifth annual Anniversary Mass and Dinner sponsored by the office of marriage, family, and life of the Diocese of Duluth will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6. Bishop Paul Sirba will celebrate the Mass beginning at 5 p.m. at the Cathedral of ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - September 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

Communion and Liberation school community

Duluth Communion and Liberation School of Community meets every Friday evening at 7 p.m. at different locations in the Duluth area. Prayer, singing, sharing experiences, what’s been discovered and concludes with a potluck. The community is a companionship that educates. Currently reading the written ... Read More »

Life News In Brief - September 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

Post abortion ministry

Hurting after abortion? You are not alone. The Diocese of Duluth is here to help you heal through its post-abortion ministry, Project Rachel. This ministry offers a confidential helpline to speak with someone about your experience. A willing person to listen who has been specially trained ... Read More »

School News In Brief - September 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

SMA welcomes the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus

Stella Maris Academy is excited to welcome two members of the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus as teachers to our St. James Campus. Sister Agnes will teach sixth and eighth grade religion, and Sister Mary Elizabeth will teach seventh ... Read More »

Teresa Matetich: School mission statements: Growing into the truth we speak

Posted by Grace Romanek

Teresa MatetichGuest columnist

Quick challenge: Recite the mission statement of your school or your parish — can you do this?

In our school this year, we are beginning our self-study in preparation for the creation of our next seven-year School Strategic Plan (SSP). All Catholic schools in the Diocese ... Read More »