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Life News in Brief - March 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - March 2016 Life News In Brief

Catholic Daughters support Options for Women

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court St. Margaret 1888 Eveleth sponsored its seventh annual Birthrite Baby Shower in Resurrection parish, Eveleth, and St. Joseph’s parish, Gilbert, during two weeks in January. Pastel ... Read More »

Obituary - March 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - March 2016 Obituary

Sister Mary Rochefort, teacher, principal, Benedictine leader

Sister Mary (Adriette) Rochefort, OSB, 75, died Feb. 9 at St. Scholastica Monastery. Born in Escanaba, Mich., on Sept. 13, 1940, she was the daughter of Ami and Mabel (Robere) Rochefort, one of 15 chlidren. ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - March 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - March 2016 Local News In Brief

Christ Child Society raises funds

Scoring savory pizza from Vintage Italian Pizza, Ryan Streitz’s 6th grade class at Holy Rosary School won the baby bottle fund raising competition held during Catholic Schools Week. Students from all grades were enthusiastic ... Read More »

Liz Hoefferle: Lent is a time to grow in faith through deeper prayer

Posted by Kyle Eller

With Lent just around the corner, it is time once again to give some thought to our Lenten disciplines. The purpose of the additional prayer, fasting and almsgiving during this upcoming liturgical season is meant to free us from worldly attachments, allowing us to grow deeper in union with ... Read More »

Father Mike Schmitz: What should I do for Lent?

Posted by Kyle Eller

Question: Lent is right around the corner, and I never seem to know what to do for the season. I’ve tried giving things up, but it always seems a bit hollow. What should I do? Answer: I think we all face this challenge. We can find ourselves walking the ... Read More »

Father Richard Kunst: The Year of Mercy and the unforgivable sin

Posted by Kyle Eller

As I wrote in the December edition of The Northern Cross, the Holy Year that Pope Francis called for 2016 is a pretty big deal. The tradition of Holy Years has been around for more than 700 years, and the fact that the current one is not in the ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - February 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

KC fellowship The Knights of Columbus Council 6791 and St. Teresa Circle of St. Raphael’s Church, 5779 Seville Road, Duluth, sponsors coffee, juice, donuts and fellowship after Masses the first Saturday and Sunday weekend of each month. Rosary for freedom, life, family The rosary is prayed for religious freedom, ... Read More »

School News in Brief - February 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

Watson, Rectenwald design yearbook cover

Sixth-graders Lucy Watson and Elly Rectenwald were the winners of this year’s yearbook cover design contest at Holy Rosary School in Duluth. More than 25 different designs were submitted from more than 30 students in grades 2-8. The students were given the challenge of ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - February 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

Father Nelson addresses Youth for Life club at Hibbing school

Father Nick Nelson, associate pastor of Blessed Sacrament Church, led a discussion with Assumption Catholic School’s Youth for Life club in December during a birthday party for the birth of Jesus. Using Scriptural accounts of the Nativity of Christ, ... Read More »

Obituaries - February 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

Sister Mary Martin Beringer, 93, teacher, honored for her child care ministry

Sister Mary Martin (Bernice) Beringer, OSB, of St. Scholastica Monastery, age 93, died Oct. 28, 2015.

She was born April 19, 1922, in Perham, to Martin and Regina (Silbernagel), the youngest of five children. She attended Perham ... Read More »