The Northern Cross

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 »

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 »