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Day of Fasting and Prayer set for Jan. 22 in Diocese of Duluth

Posted by Kyle Eller

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A Day of Fasting and Prayer in Reparation for a Culture of Violence and Disrespect of Human Life will be held across the entire diocese Jan. 22.

Initially organized by the Minnesota Catholic Conference, similar events are being held in other dioceses across the state, beginning ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: Past abuse of children calls us to point to the mercy of Jesus

Posted by Kyle Eller

Recently, I received a letter from a parent whose son had been abused by a priest some years ago. Healing is still happening.

She wrote: “As a mother of a son abused by a priest, I know the effects of the abuse. However, the ones who have to deal ... Read More »

Statewide day of fasting and prayer in the works for December

Posted by Kyle Eller

The Northern Cross The Minnesota Catholic Conference, which is the public policy arm of the Catholic bishops of Minnesota, is planning a “Statewide Day of Fasting and Prayer in Reparation for a Culture of Violence and Disrespect for Human Life” in December. Part of the impetus behind the event ... Read More »

Five to be ordained permanent deacons on Nov. 22

Posted by Kyle Eller

Ralph Edward Bakeberg, James Patrick Philbin, Carl Peter Provost, Timothy Dean Richardson and Grant William Toma are set to be ordained to the permanent diaconate by Bishop Paul Sirba at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary in Duluth. This follows the ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: Allow the Year of Mercy to open and soften your heart

Posted by Kyle Eller

Before we know it the Year of Mercy will be upon us. “O, happy fault!” Pope Francis strongly desires that this Extraordinary Holy Year be celebrated in all the dioceses of the world. He says the call is “to gaze even more attentively on mercy so that we may ... Read More »

Calendar - November 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2015 Calendar of Events

Women’s retreat

Are you living in the image and likeness of God? Ladies, come and explore just where you are living in a fun and engaging way. Georgiann Kuberra will be offering a women’s reflection day Saturday, Nov. 7, at ... Read More »

School News in Brief - November 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2015 School News In Brief

Holy Rosary alums continue mission of service

Recently two graduates of Holy Rosary School in Duluth, Tim Hoeksema and Joseph Sundal (class of 2014), dedicated their Friday night to service. As members of the Duluth East High School Key ... Read More »

Thank You, God from St. Thomas School!

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2015 Thank you, God, from St. Thomas School!

By Dawn Flesland

November is the time of year where families and schools alike take time to remember what they are thankful for. At St. Thomas School we have much to be thankful about:

Father Ben Hadrich’s ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - Novemberr 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2015 Life News In Brief

40 Days for Life

Justin Duda, Maria Braun and Hannah Milkert, students at the College of St. Scholastica, participate in the 40 Days for Life vigil at the Building for Women in Duluth on a recent Sunday morning. They ... Read More »

Obituary - November 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2015 Obituary

Oblate Father Datko, teacher, priest, served Holy Family, Duluth

Father James Louis Datko, OMI, 88, died in Duluth Oct. 17.

He was born to Edward and Rose (Kasprzak) Datko of St. Paul on Dec. 29, 1926.

He studied to become a priest ... Read More »