The Northern Cross

Editorial: Catholic rock fest should inspire us to be bold

Posted by Kyle Eller

God in his generosity has entrusted every one of the baptized, in every state of life, with gifts, charisms, talents, resources. These are meant to bear fruit in the Kingdom of God within the communion of the church, ultimately for God’s glory and the salvation of the world.

The ... Read More »

Medicaid, opioid addiction, and transgender issues explored at MN health care symposium

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Matthew DavisThe Catholic Spirit

Co-sponsored by the Minnesota Catholic Conference and the Catholic Health Association of Minnesota, “Healthcare in Minnesota: A Symposium Considering Contemporary Challenges” brought together local and national experts Sept. 20 to speak about the emergent health care topics. It was held at the University of ... Read More »

Catholic speaker Fradd coming to Virginia in November

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

Holy Spirit Church in Virginia is bringing in one of the country’s best-known apologists and speakers on chastity for a free two-day event in November.

Matt Fradd, founder of the website “The Porn Effect,” will be at the parish Nov. 15-16 for an event ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - October 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 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 »

Obituaries - October 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2017 Obituaries

Benedictine Sister Mary Felten

Benedictine Sister Mary Felten, 83, died on Aug. 23 at the Benedictine Living Community in Duluth. She was born Mary Catherine Felten on July 3, 1934, to Henry and Eleanore (Schwoerer) Felten at their family farm home in ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - October 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2017 Local News in Brief

Fatima centenary observations

Public Square Rosaries will be part of more than 20,000 rallies that will take place all across the United States and the world on or near Oct. 14. Check with your parish for celebration activities if ... Read More »

School Article: Our Catholic church and schools - no longer quiet Catholics?

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2017 Our Catholic church and schools — no longer quiet Catholics?

By Jesse Murray

It is a Sunday night, and the sky is dark with a sliver of a moon to give presence to the impressive view of Lake Superior in the background. The Cathedral ... Read More »

School News in Brief - October 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2017 School News in Brief

Glow run at Assumption

Assumption Catholic School and Blessed Sacrament Parish in Hibbing will hold their annual fall festival and the third annual Glow Run, named Lumen Christi (“The Light of Christ”). The Lumen Christi Glow Run will serve ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - October 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 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 its post-abortion ministry, Project Rachel. This ministry offers a confidential helpline for you to speak with someone about your ... Read More »

Liz Hoefferle: ‘The desire for God is written in the human heart’

Posted by Kyle Eller

“The desire for God is written in the human heart.”

This beautiful passage found at the beginning of the Catechism of the Catholic Church reflects a universal desire, one that exists within the deepest yearnings of every human being.

Because we have been made by God for the purpose ... Read More »