The Northern Cross

Editorial: On health care, other issues remember the option for the poor

Posted by Kyle Eller

“This moment cannot pass without comment.”

The moment is a finding by the Congressional Budget Office that a proposed health care bill before Congress would cause millions of people to lose their health care coverage. The speaker was Bishop Frank J. Dewane, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic ... Read More »

Obituary - July 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - July 2017 Obituary

Deacon Terence ‘Terry’ F. Twomey, 81

Deacon Terence F. Twomey, age 81 of Cloquet, passed away Wednesday, June 21, at the Solvay Hospice House in Duluth. He was born June 24, 1935, in Grand Rapids to Patrick and Hilda (Hietala) Twomey. He ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - July 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2017 Local News In Brief

Clergy Assignments

Bishop Paul D. Sirba has announced the following clergy assignments, effective July 12, 2017.

Father Jeremy Bock: ordained priest and parochial vicar at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary and St. Mary Star of the Sea, Duluth.

Father Beau Braun: ordained priest and parochial vicar at Blessed Sacrament, ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - July 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - July 2017 Life News In Brief

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 ... Read More »

School News in Brief - July 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - July 2017 School News In Brief

St. Francis band needs equipment

The band program at St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School in Brainerd is in need of some equipment. Please contact the school office at (218) 829-2344 if you can help in any way ... Read More »

School Article: Assumption School expects major tech upgrade - July 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - July 2107 Assumption School expects major technology upgrade

By Gabe Johnson

Greetings from Assumption Catholic School in Hibbing. I hope that you are all finding time to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather this summer. Even though school is out for the summer, we ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - July 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - July 2017 Calendar of  Events

Communion and Liberation school of community

Duluth Communion and Liberation School of Community meets every Friday evening at 7 p.m. at different locations in the Duluth area. Begins with prayer, singing, sharing experiences, what’s been discovered, and concludes with a ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - June 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2017 Calendar of Events

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 ... Read More »

Priesthood Jubilees - June 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2017 Priesthood Jubilees

60 Years

Father Francis Paquette was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Thomas A. Welch at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Duluth on June 1, 1957, for the Diocese of Duluth.

Father Paquette was born in Duluth, the son of Emily Godbout ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - June 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2017 Local News in Brief

New St. Louis Church dedicated

On a beautiful spring day, Friday, April 21, the new building for St. Louis Church in Floodwood was blessed. The dedication ceremony began with a procession of parishioners, former parishioners, and well-wishers, led by ... Read More »