The Northern Cross

Monastery issues statement on ‘recent tragedies’

Posted by Kyle Eller

On July 8, Prioress Benedictine Sister Beverly Raway, on behalf of the Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery, made a statement on a recent series of violent incidents. The statement read as follows:

“We, the Benedictine Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery, are praying with broken hearts. Over just a few ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - August 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - August 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 - August 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - August 2016 Life News in Brief

MCCL bringing pro-life update to diocese

Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) is bringing an educational presentation to the Diocese of Duluth. The state’s oldest and largest pro-life organization will present an all-new, pro-life update at eight locations. Thorough ... Read More »

School News in Brief - August 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - August 2016 School News in Brief

Enroll your child at one of our Catholic schools

Why Catholic Schools?

• Integration of faith and Catholic values into the daily experience• Students develop spiritually and experience a personal relationship with Jesus Christ that will serve him/her for ... Read More »

Obituary - August 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - August 2016 Obituary

Father Raymond Cossette, 86

Father Raymond Joseph Cossette, age 86, died Saturday, June 25, at Good Samaritan Society — Woodland Campus in Brainerd. Father Cossette was born Dec. 29, 1929, in Buhl, to Philip and Anne (Beaudette) Cossette. Father Cossette attended St. ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - August 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - August 2016 Local News in Brief

Father Fider celebrates 50 years

Father Bill Fider celebrated his 50th jubilee with a Mass of Celebration on June 24 at St. Lawrence Church in Duluth. Those in attendance say there was so much positive energy in the church ... Read More »

School News In Brief - July 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - July 2016 School News in Brief

Eighth-grade graduates

St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School in Brainerd celebrated its eighth-grade graduation Mass on June 1. Graduates are: Chris Boucher, Nate Quast, Brandt Norwood, Dawson Cherne, Andrew Schmidt, Patrick Moraghan, Kalai Tavares, Noah Spitzley, Louis Bueckers, ... Read More »

Catholic schools put mercy in motion - article

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - July 2016 Catholic schools put mercy in motion

By Cynthia Zook

School has been out for a few weeks, and teachers and students are settling into the summer schedule. This is a great time for students to participate in camps, classes, summer Bible school and ... Read More »

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 »