The Northern Cross

Obituary - July 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - July 2016 Obituary

Sister Barbara Ann Vierzba, OSB, 72

Sister Barbara Ann Vierzba (Amadeo), OSB, 72, died May 18 at St. Scholastica Monastery. She entered the Duluth Benedictine Community on Sept. 8, 1962, and made monastic profession on July 11, 1964. She celebrated her silver ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - July 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - July 2016 Local News in Brief

Tours in Sawyer

Sts. Mary and Joseph Church, 1225 Mission Road, Sawyer, will be giving tours of the Little Church in the Woods, which includes the oldest altar and Stations of the Cross in the Diocese of Duluth and ... Read More »

Calendar - July 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - July 2016 Calendar of Events

Rosary for freedom, life, family

The rosary is prayed for religious freedom, respect of life and family Saturdays at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, 2801 E. Fourth St., Duluth, at 10 a.m. Contact the Cathedral at (218) ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - June 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2016 Calendar of Events

Spring rummage sale

St. Michael’s Lakeside School will host its spring rummage sale Friday, June 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. $5 early-bird fee, free admission from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. ... Read More »

School News in Brief - June 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2016 School News in Brief

Registration open at Catholic schools

Catholic schools have begun registration for the 2016-17 school year. Contact your local Catholic school to learn more about registering your children at a Catholic school.

Brainerd: St. Francis of the Lakes School, 817 ... Read More »

End of school year is a time to express gratitude - article- June 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

End of school year is a time to express gratitude

By Deb Euteneuer

Reflecting on this past year, especially as families have registered their children for the past school year, it occurred to me that we do not give enough thanks to our faithful families who sacrifice so much ... Read More »

Priesthood Jubiliees - June 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross  - June 2016 Priesthood Jubilees

65 Years

Father Richard Partika

Father Richard Partika was ordained to the priesthood on June 2, 1951, by Bishop Thomas A. Welch at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Duluth for the Diocese of Duluth. His home parish is St. John’s Church, Duluth.

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News in Brief - June 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2016 News in Brief

St. Joseph’s CCW celebrates ‘Night for Women’

St. Joseph’s Council of Catholic Women of Grand Rapids celebrated a Night for Women May 5. The featured style show was “Women of the Bible, Fashion for Followers,” directed by Tess Uzelac. Twelve ... Read More »

Back from a bad day: Father Hadrich hopes recovery from a stroke draws attention to the gift of the priesthood

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

The weather was beautiful that summer Saturday morning, and a lot of parishioners turned out to watch their young priest finish second in a local triathlon.

But Aug. 8 was not a normal day for Father Ben Hadrich, pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas in ... Read More »

Liz Hoefferle: Passing on message of Christ a duty for every Christian

Posted by Kyle Eller

Have you ever thought of yourself as a messenger? With modern technology, the concept of a messenger may seem a little foreign. Today, we can sit at a computer, type a message and with the click of a button, it is transmitted to its recipient.

In days past, this ... Read More »