The Northern Cross

Miller tackles faith and science at assembly

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

Are faith and science in conflict with each other? Bishop Paul Sirba, in remarks welcoming speaker Joseph Miller of the Magis Institute to the annual Diocesan Assembly Oct. 14, said, “I think this is one of the key points where our culture gets stuck.” ... Read More »

Diocese hires Lichty as new stewardship director

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

Joseph Lichty, who began work as director of stewardship for the Diocese of Duluth in October, brings more than a professional background to his new role. He brings his faith. Joseph Lichty

“I bring the kind of professional background, but also, I’m a missionary ... Read More »

Deacon Jubilees - November 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2017 Deacon Jubilees 15 Years

Deacon David Brown

Deacon David Brown was ordained to the permanent diaconate for the Diocese of Duluth by Bishop Dennis Schnurr on Nov. 24, 2002 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary in Duluth.

Deacon Brown has ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - November 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2017 Local News in Brief

Adult Faith Formation program beginning

Adult Faith Formation sessions will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4, at Holy Spirit Church, 306 S. Second St., Virginia; Saturday, Nov. 11, at St. Andrew’s Church, 1108 Willow St. S.E. Brainerd; The Center ... Read More »

School News in Brief - November 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2017 School News in Brief

St. Francis students Gather4Good

Fitting in with peers, building positive self-image, providing for basic necessities, and encouraging people in tough times – who knew that a simple bag of hygiene items could do so much? On Sunday, Sept. 17 ... Read More »

School Article: Catholic schools and faithful citizenship - November 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2017 Catholic schools and faithful citizenship

Guest columnist: Dawn Flesland

Music teacher John Faith has always made sure that Veteran’s Day is observed with reverence at St. Thomas School. Mr. Faith, a veteran himself, works with our local Veterans of Foreign Wars officers to invite ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - November 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2017 Life News in Brief

Post-abortion healing

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 »

Calendar of Events - November 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2017 Calendar of Events

Carmelite community

A third order Carmelite community meets monthly at St. Joseph’s Church, 315 S.W. 21st St., Grand Rapids. Meetings are held the first Saturday of each month. Rosary at 8:30 a.m., followed by Mass at 9 a.m. and morning ... Read More »

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 »