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Calendar of Events - September 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - September 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 »

Local News in Brief - September 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - September 2017 Local News In Brief

Secular Franciscan welcome

On May 25, the Spiritus Sanctus Emerging Fraternity of the Secular Franciscans welcomed Wanda Huber and Carol Hartneck. The rite of admission was celebrated following nine months of orientation and inquiry formation. Candidates Huber and Hartneck ... Read More »

Jubilees - September 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - September 2017 Jubilees

Four Dominican sisters who served at Holy Rosary celebrate jubilees

The Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Ill., served for decades at Holy Rosary School in Duluth. This year, four of the sisters are celebrating profession anniversaries.

Sisters Martina Finn, Jean Patrick Ehrhardt, Angeline ... Read More »

School News in Brief - September 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - September 2017 School News In Brief

Helping Catholic schools

Diocesan Catholic schools have simple ways for you to help with fundraising for the local school, whether you have children in the school or not. Many schools collect Box Tops, so clip those Box Top labels ... Read More »

School Article: Why choose a Catholic school?

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - September 2017 Why choose a Catholic school?

By Julianne Blazevic

Have you ever walked into a Catholic school when students were present? Have you ever wondered what goes on in a Catholic school? As a principal, I have talked to many people over the years that ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - September 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - September 2017 Life News In Brief

Post-abortion counseling

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 »

‘Revealing God and God’s deep love to this world’

Posted by Kyle Eller

Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

Editor’s note: A date and time for the Mass below have been corrected from the print edition. The Northern Cross regrets the error.

Billy Menor, nSJ, has had an eventful couple of years since leaving the Diocese of Duluth to join the Jesuits.

During his ... Read More »

Liz Hoefferle: Diocesan free trial means August is a great time to try FORMED

Posted by Kyle Eller

The “New Evangelization” calls us to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to the world with “new ardor,” “new methods,” and “new expression.” This means sharing the message of God’s love with ever greater enthusiasm and relevancy. It calls for finding ways to make the message heard in ... Read More »

Father Michael Schmitz: What we need is integrity more than ‘authenticity’

Posted by Kyle Eller

Question: I value authenticity and loathe hypocrisy, and I want to simply be true to myself. How can I do that if I constantly am told what to believe and how to behave by the church?

Answer: This is a very good question. The fact that you are asking ... Read More »

Father Richard Kunst: Yes, Jesus really means we should pray for our enemies

Posted by Kyle Eller

I am an absolute certifiable news junkie, and I always have been. I do not watch a lot of TV, but when I do it is almost always the news, and from various outlets.

On rare occasions, a particular news story will really have an impact on me. With ... Read More »