The Northern Cross

School News In Brief - May 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - May 2018 School News in Brief

Registration opening

Catholic schools in the diocese are accepting registrations for the 2018-19 school year. To find out more contact the Catholic school in your area.

Brainerd: St. Francis of the Lakes School, 817 Juniper St., 56401; (218) 829-2344; ... Read More »

Obituaries - April 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2018 Obituaries

Father PatrIck Moran

Father Patrick Moran, 86, died peacefully on Sunday, March 11, at the Regional Hospital in Mullingar, Ireland. Father Moran was born on June 9, 1932 in Lanesboro, County Longford, Ire-land, to John and Hannah Moran. He attended college at ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - April 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2018 Local News in Brief

 

Seminarian installed as acolyte

Forty-seven seminarians throughout the United States, which included Matthew Miller a seminarian for the Diocese of Duluth, were conferred the Ministry of Acolyte. Archbishop DiNoia celebrated Mass in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - April 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2018 Calendar of Events

Spring bingo

St. Mary’s Church will host a spring bingo, Friday, April 6, at 7 p.m. at the Meadowlands Community Center, 7758 Western Ave., Meadowlands. Two sets of 11 games each. Prizes and door prize drawings. Luncheon, freewill offering. Handicapped accessible.

Communion and Liberation school ... Read More »

School News in Brief - April 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2018 School News in Brief

Catholic United Raffle benefits diocesan schools

This year brought another successful Catholic Schools Raffle for the Diocese of Duluth.Since Jan. 12, students of the Catholic schools in the diocese have been selling $5 tickets as part of the raffle, ... Read More »

Supporters, CUF help schools thrive - April 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2018 Supporters, Catholic United Financial help schools thrive

By Deb Euteneuer

Fundraising? Service projects? Tuition? Parish subsidies? How do Catholic schools make it through the budget process every year? Organizations and schools throughout the United States are seeing shortages of money for all kinds of ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - April 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - April 2018 Life News in Brief

Post-abortion ministry

Hurting after abortion? You are not alone. The Diocese of Duluth is here to help you heal through our post abortion ministry, Project Rachel. This ministry offers a confidential helpline for you to speak with someone about ... Read More »

Liz Hoefferle: Honoring sabbath rest helps us ‘fill up our tanks’

Posted by Kyle Eller

“Remember to keep holy the sabbath day” (Exodus 20:8). It seems that a commandment telling us to rest would be an easy one to follow. Being told to “take a break,” especially when it is God directing us to do so, would appear to provide a welcomed respite in ... Read More »

Betsy Kneepkens: Broken wrist was good preparation for Lent

Posted by Kyle Eller

Just a couple weeks ago, my arm cast was removed after the broken bones in my wrist healed. Back in November, while rebounding for my son, I stumbled and crashed to the ground. My seventeen-year-old, who likely was embarrassed by his mother plopping to the floor, chastised me: “Mom, ... Read More »

James Reinke: Catholic teaching can aid discussion of Polymet mine

Posted by Kyle Eller

James ReinkeGuest columnist

The Catholic voice has been missing from the public debate on the Polymet mine. Pope Francis made it clear in “Laudato Si,” his encyclical on the environment, that since Vatican II there has been a growing ecology component to the social dimension of the gospel. He ... Read More »