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Posted by Kyle Eller

Sawyer pilgrimage siteDuring the 125th anniversary of the diocese, Sts. Mary and Joseph Church, 1225 Mission Road, Sawyer, invites Catholics to the pilgrimage site, which includes the oldest altar and Stations of the Cross in the Diocese of Duluth and a log church which is on the National Register ... Read More »

Here’s what you need to know about the big 125th diocesan anniversary celebration coming up Sept. 12

Posted by Kyle Eller

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The date is getting closer! On Sept. 12, the Diocese of Duluth will complete its celebration of the diocese’s 125th anniversary with a Eucharistic Procession through downtown Duluth, culminating with Mass and a reception at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.

The whole diocese — every ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: Pope’s new encyclical is both pro-creation and pro-life

Posted by Kyle Eller

“What kind of world do we want to leave to those who come after us, to children who are now growing up?” (Laudato Si’ 160).

This question is at the heart of the new encyclical Laudato Si’, which Pope Francis issued last month. The greatly anticipated encyclical takes its ... Read More »

Calendar - June 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 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 »

School Briefs - June 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2015 School News in Brief

St. Francis students visit ExploraDome

Students at St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School in Brainerd had the opportunity to enjoy the ExploraDome from the Bell Museum of the University of Minnesota April 27. The ExploraDome is an immersive ... Read More »

School Article - June 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2015 How Trevor found ‘heaven’

By Deb Euteneuer

Oftentimes we look at our school and see it through the eye of a staff person. This testimony is a tribute to Trevor and his journey at our school. I thank Mary for taking the time to ... Read More »

Obituary - June 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2015 Obituary

Sister Estelle Charron, veteran administrator

Benedictine Sister Estelle Charron, 86, died April 25, at St. Scholastica Monastery. She was in her 44th year of monastic profession, having celebrated her silver jubilee in 1997.

Born on Nov. 17, 1928, in Duluth, Sister Estelle ... Read More »

Priesthood Jubilees - June 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2015 Priesthood Jubliees 60 Years

Father Vincent Arimond

Father Vincent Healy Arimond was born in Duluth. He was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Thomas A. Welch at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Duluth on June 4, 1955, for the Diocese of Duluth. He attended ... Read More »

Local Briefs - June 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2015 Local News in Brief

Clergy Appointments

Bishop Paul D. Sirba has made the following clergy assignments:

Effective May 31, 2015

+ Father Eric Hastings, from pastor of St. Benedict, Duluth, and judicial vicar and chancellor, to a leave of absence.

+ Deacon John ... Read More »

Calendar - May 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - May 2015 Calendar

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 sent to ... Read More »