The Northern Cross

Editorial: A Christian response to ‘black lives matter’

Posted by Kyle Eller

In the pro-life community, we use the phrase “love them both.” It’s our response to the accusation that loving and protecting unborn babies somehow means enmity toward their abortion-minded mothers. We respond: “No, we love them both.” The pro-life community puts those words into action, working to support mothers ... Read More »

Restoration of log church in Sawyer at the intersection of history, faith, evangelization

Posted by Kyle Eller

Efforts are under way to restore a historic log church in Sawyer — one of the oldest buildings remaining in northern Minnesota, and one of great significance to its Catholic Native American community.

Known as Guardian Angel Mission Church, “The Church in the Woods” or simply the Sawyer Log ... Read More »

After stroke, Father Hadrich returns to triathlon — and wins it

Posted by Kyle Eller

In August 2015, Father Ben Hadrich, pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas in International Falls, completed a triathlon. Later that day, he had a life-threatening stroke that required an emergency helicopter ride to Duluth and months rehabilitation to regain his ability to speak and write. His doctors assured him the ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - October 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2016 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. Prayer, singing, sharing experiences, what’s been discovered and concludes with a potluck. The ... Read More »

School article: Recent graduate's deepened faith - October 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2016 Recent graduate’s deepened faith shows what’s inspiring in Catholic education

By Jesse Murray

At the beginning of the school year, teachers and students identify targets for the end of the year. We set content area learning goals and goals for student performance and ... Read More »

School News in Brief - October 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2016 School News in Brief

Second annual ‘Glow Run’ at Assumption

Assumption Catholic School and Blessed Sacrament Church in Hibbing has announced its annual fall festival and the second annual Glow Run, named Lumen Christi (“The Light of Christ”). The Lumen Christi Glow Run ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - October 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2016 Life News in Brief

Tea for Two

Northland Family Programs is sponsoring its Tea for Two, a motherdaughter event for girls ages 9 to 13 and their mothers (or a female relative, friend or mentor in place of the mother). The program is ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - October 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2016 Local News in Brief

Sister Mary Michael makes final profession

On June 4, the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Norbertine Sister Mary Michael (Loriann Hansen) made her solemn vows as a member of the Norbertine Canonesses Regular of the Order of ... Read More »

Peter Kreeft to give multiple talks in Duluth

Posted by Kyle Eller

The diocesan chapter of the Catholic Medical Association has been hosting White Masses with Bishop Paul Sirba every October since 2010, but this year the group is bringing in its biggest speaker yet: Boston College philosophy professor and world-renowned apologist Peter Kreeft.

Kreeft is the author of 75 books, ... Read More »

Liz Hoefferle: Evangelization takes place on a person-to-person basis

Posted by Kyle Eller

Have you ever wondered how missionaries of the past were so successful in spreading Christianity throughout the world? How did St. Paul inspire persons from such diverse places as Antioch, Athens and Rome? What led to St. Francis Xavier performing so many baptisms in a day that he would ... Read More »