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United Catholic Appeal helps spread joy of the Gospel

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Aubry HabenThe Northern Cross “Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls” — Mother Teresa

Can you believe another year has already gone by? We thank God for the blessings he has bestowed upon us over the last year and trust that he will ... Read More »

Jonathan Leidl: ‘The Joy of Love’ and ‘family policy’

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Jonathan LeidlFaith in the Public Arena

In his recently released exhortation Amoris Laetitia (“The Joy of Love”), Pope Francis affirms the family as the foundational unit of society, the place where children are nurtured and formed in love and where spouses grow in self-giving. “The welfare of the ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: Receiving the teaching of ‘The Joy of Love’

Posted by Kyle Eller

Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, in a simple note to the bishops of the world, released the Apostolic Exhortation, the Joy of Love. He wrote: Dear brother: Invoking the care of the Holy Family of Nazareth, I am happy to send you my exhortation Amoris Laetitia for the good ... Read More »

Relics of St. Thomas More, St. John Fisher coming during Fortnight for Freedom

Posted by Kyle Eller

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The relics of St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher will be coming to Minnesota this summer, including a stop at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Cloquet from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, June 27.

The two saints exemplified courage and conviction in the ... Read More »

Duluth Area Catholic Schools explore unifying, possible high school

Posted by Kyle Eller

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The four Catholic schools in Duluth are exploring a new model that would unify its operations into one citywide school with multiple campuses under a new name. The goal is to eventually offer a continuum of Catholic school education from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.

Holy Rosary ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - May 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - May 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 »

Life News in Brief - May 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - May 2016 Life News in Brief

Baby shower for life in Tower

St. Martin Church’s quilt ministry in Tower has once again partnered with the Women’s Care Center in Duluth. WCC is happy to be getting baby quilts from the ministry but have many more ... Read More »

School News in Brief - May 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - May 2016 School News in Brief

HRS students participate in Honor Choir Festival

For more than 23 years, the Lake Superior Youth Chorus has been providing exceptional choral music training for the youth of the Twin Ports area. March 12, LSYC sponsored its second annual ... Read More »

School article: When One Door Closes . . . May 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - May 2016

When one door closes . . .St. Mary School to close after this school year

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The closure of a school affects students and their families, teachers and staff, and the entire community in very personal ways. This is true as ... Read More »

Obituary - May 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - May 2016 Obituary

Benedictine Sister Armella Oblak, teacher, head nurse, administrator

Sister Armella Oblak, 88, died March 22 at the Benedictine Health Center.

Sister Armella (Dolores Regina) was born Oct. 12, 1927, in Soudan, the sixth of Frank and Mary Sophie (Erchul) Oblak’s nine children. ... Read More »