The Northern Cross

Schools Article - May 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - May 2015 Parish, parent and community support make for successful Catholic schools

By Jesse Murray

Each May, the principals of our Catholic schools submit annual reports to our accrediting association, MNSSA. The reports organize the efforts of our teachers, parents and administrators to highlight successes ... Read More »

School Briefs - May 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - May 2015 School News in Brief

Key legislators announce bills to increase education options for low-income, special needs students

Members of the Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives announced March 9 the introduction of two pieces of legislation, the Equity and Opportunity Scholarship Act and ... Read More »

Local Briefs - May 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - May 2015 Local News in Brief

Memorial Day Mass

Bishop Paul Sirba will celebrate a Memorial Day Mass at 10 a.m. Monday, May 25, at Calvary Cemetery in Duluth. Please bring your own chair. The Mass will take place rain or shine. Calvary Cemetery is ... Read More »

Obituary - April 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2015 Obituary

Sister Claudia Riehl, professor, administrator and director of Benedictine Health System

Benedictine Sister Claudia Riehl died Feb. 26 at St. Scholastica Monastery. Sister Claudia, 88, was in her 67th year of monastic profession.

Born in Raleigh, N.D., Feb. 13, 1927, she was ... Read More »

Calendar - April 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 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 »

School Briefs - April 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2015 School News in Brief

St. John students make mural of Jesus

Students at St. John’s School in Duluth, in honor of the 125th anniversary of the Diocese of Duluth, created a mural of Jesus. Each student received a 1-inch piece of a picture ... Read More »

Schools Article - April 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2015 Our 6th graders’ annual Cross Walk moving for pupils and the community

By John Schlachter 

Every year, on the Wednesday of Holy Week, Assumption sixth graders set off from the school after 9 a.m. Mass on a five-mile journey around Hibbing, praying the ... Read More »

Life Briefs - April 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2015 Life News in Brief

Northland Family Programs annual meeting is April 27

The annual meeting of Northland Family Programs will be held Monday, April 27, beginning at 6 p.m. Father Joseph Sirba will be speaking on his new book, “Embracing Christian Sex in ... Read More »

Local Briefs - April 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2015 Local News in Brief

Divine Mercy Sunday celebrations

Divine Mercy Sunday will be celebrated on April 12 at various churches in the Diocese of Duluth. Come and receive the graces promised by Jesus Christ through devotion to his mercy.

Brainerd Deanery:

St. Joseph’s ... Read More »

Calendar - March 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross Calendar - March 2015

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 »