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School News in Brief - April 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2016 School News in Brief

Bishop Sirba visits St. James School

Bishop Paul Sirba visited St. James School in Duluth Feb. 24. He celebrated Mass with the students, staff and families. After Mass, he visited with all of the students in their classrooms and ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - April 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2016 Local Life News in Brief

Northland Family Programs events in April

Northland Family Programs will be sponsoring its mother-daughter program Tea for Two in Duluth Sunday, April 17, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Essentia Health, St. Mary’s Medical Center, and in ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - April 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2016 Local News in Brief

Divine Mercy Sunday celebration in Brainerd

A special observance in honor of the Feast of Divine Mercy will be held at St. Andrew’s Church, 1108 Willow St., Brainerd, Sunday, April 3. Confessions will be available at 2 p.m. and ... Read More »

Men’s and women’s conferences engage crowds

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross This year’s diocesan women’s conference, keynoted by well-known Catholic media personality and former presidential speechwriter Colleen Carroll Campbell, was the biggest yet. Organizers say that the Feb. 27 event, held at Marshall School in Duluth, drew perhaps 475 people counting volunteers and vendors. Betsy ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: Year of Mercy has been full of graces so far

Posted by Kyle Eller

Graces abound during the Jubilee Year of Mercy. On a recent visit to St. James School in Duluth, I had the privilege of celebrating an all school Mass prepared by the fifth graders. I also visited the classrooms for some Q&A, got an excellent tour from the principal and ... Read More »

Calendar - March 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - March 2016 Calendar of Events

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.

Fish Fry Duluth

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School News In Brief - March 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - March 2016 School News In Brief

Duluth Area Catholic Schools study day

Teachers as well as their students need time to recharge for the second semester of the school year. On Friday, Jan. 22, all teachers in the Duluth Area Catholic Schools had an opportunity ... Read More »

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 »