The Northern Cross

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 »

Liz Hoefferle: Lent is a time to grow in faith through deeper prayer

Posted by Kyle Eller

With Lent just around the corner, it is time once again to give some thought to our Lenten disciplines. The purpose of the additional prayer, fasting and almsgiving during this upcoming liturgical season is meant to free us from worldly attachments, allowing us to grow deeper in union with ... Read More »

Father Mike Schmitz: What should I do for Lent?

Posted by Kyle Eller

Question: Lent is right around the corner, and I never seem to know what to do for the season. I’ve tried giving things up, but it always seems a bit hollow. What should I do? Answer: I think we all face this challenge. We can find ourselves walking the ... Read More »

Father Richard Kunst: The Year of Mercy and the unforgivable sin

Posted by Kyle Eller

As I wrote in the December edition of The Northern Cross, the Holy Year that Pope Francis called for 2016 is a pretty big deal. The tradition of Holy Years has been around for more than 700 years, and the fact that the current one is not in the ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - February 2016

Posted by Grace Romanek

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. Rosary for freedom, life, family The rosary is prayed for religious freedom, ... Read More »