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Schools Article - "Laudato Si"

Posted by Grace Romanek

October 2015 Laudato Si’ inspires changes at Queen of Peace

By Sister Janet Siepker 

October! What a great month for a Franciscan to be writing an article!

On Oct. 4 we celebrate the Feast of St. Francis. God bless our Holy Father, Pope Francis, who has awakened the world to ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - October 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2015 Life News in Brief 

Tea for Two

Northland Family Programs invites mothers and daughters to the “Tea for Two” event for girls ages 9-13 and their mothers (or a female relative, friend or mentor in place of the mother). The program is designed ... Read More »

Obituary - October 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2015 Obituary

Bishop Raphael Fliss, who served as ordinary of Superior, Wis., for 22 years, was 84 years old

Bishop Emeritus Raphael Michael Gabriel Fliss, 84, passed away Sept. 21 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. A priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, he ... Read More »

News In Brief - October 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2015 News In Brief

Second annual Mass for milestone anniversaries

Couples from the Diocese of Duluth that are celebrating the marriage milestone of 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 75 and beyond are invited to the second annual Anniversary Mass and Luncheon on ... Read More »

Here’s detailed information about the 125th diocesan anniversary Eucharistic Procession Sept. 12

Posted by Kyle Eller

The Northern Cross The Eucharistic Procession honoring the 125th anniversary of the Diocese of Duluth is nearly upon us. It is Sept. 12. Following are the main details you need to know. Route The route begins at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary (2830 E. Fourth St.) ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: Recent, upcoming events show the Eucharist is ‘source and summit of our faith’

Posted by Kyle Eller

The Eucharist is the foretaste of the wedding feast of the Lamb in the heavenly Jerusalem (1 Corinthians 11:20; Revelation 19:9). The sacrament is called by a number of names to express different aspects of this inestimable gift. It is called “the Eucharist,” because it is an action of ... Read More »

Calendar - September 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - September 2015 Calendar of Events

Mass on TV

The Diocese of Duluth sponsors a televised Mass at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., on WDIO-Duluth and WIRT-Hibbing. Donations are welcome and can be ... Read More »

Life Briefs - September 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - September 2015 Life News in Brief

40 Days for Life in the Diocese of Duluth

Those heartbroken about the recent release of the many shocking videos revealing Planned Parenthood’s practice of selling aborted baby body parts are invited to bring their prayerful presence during the ... Read More »

local briefs - September 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - September 2015 Local News in Brief

St. Lawrence hosts breakfast for Bike and Build

On July 25, St. Lawrence Church hosted a breakfast for participants of the Bike and Build Organization. The nonprofit group organizes cross-country bicycle trips which benefits affordable housing groups. Each trip has ... Read More »

School Briefs - September 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - September 2015 School News in Brief

St. Francis Foundation Dinner is Oct. 2

St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School Foundation in Brainerd is hosting its 18th annual Foundation Dinner Oct. 2. The guest speaker will be Sister Paul Mary Dreger of the Franciscan Sisters ... Read More »