The Northern Cross

Local News In Brief - September 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

 Fifth annual anniversary Mass and dinner

The fifth annual Anniversary Mass and Dinner sponsored by the office of marriage, family, and life of the Diocese of Duluth will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6. Bishop Paul Sirba will celebrate the Mass beginning at 5 p.m. at the Cathedral of ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - September 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

Communion and Liberation school community

Duluth Communion and Liberation School of Community meets every Friday evening at 7 p.m. at different locations in the Duluth area. Prayer, singing, sharing experiences, what’s been discovered and concludes with a potluck. The community is a companionship that educates. Currently reading the written ... Read More »

Life News In Brief - September 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

Post abortion ministry

Hurting after abortion? You are not alone. The Diocese of Duluth is here to help you heal through its post-abortion ministry, Project Rachel. This ministry offers a confidential helpline to speak with someone about your experience. A willing person to listen who has been specially trained ... Read More »

School News In Brief - September 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

SMA welcomes the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus

Stella Maris Academy is excited to welcome two members of the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus as teachers to our St. James Campus. Sister Agnes will teach sixth and eighth grade religion, and Sister Mary Elizabeth will teach seventh ... Read More »

Teresa Matetich: School mission statements: Growing into the truth we speak

Posted by Grace Romanek

Teresa MatetichGuest columnist

Quick challenge: Recite the mission statement of your school or your parish — can you do this?

In our school this year, we are beginning our self-study in preparation for the creation of our next seven-year School Strategic Plan (SSP). All Catholic schools in the Diocese ... Read More »

Jubilees - September 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

Sister Agnes Sitter 70 Years

Born in 1925 and raised on the flat prairie of Berwick, North Dakota, Agnes is third of four siblings. As a child she shared in the family chores, worked in the family’s general store and car dealership, and delivered gasoline to local farmers. Her ... Read More »

Obituaries - August 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

Father Frank Perkovich, 89

Father Frank Perkovich, 89, of Chisholm, died peacefully of natural causes on July 16, in his home. He was born on Dec. 24, 1928, in Chisholm, to John and Jennie Johanna (Lesar) Perkovich. He was a 1946 of Chisholm High School and was ordained a ... Read More »

Life News In Brief - August 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

BHS names officers

The Benedictine Health System, a leading faith-based provider of senior care and living services in the Mid¬west, named Steven Przybilla as senior vice president, oper-ations/chief operat¬ing officer, effective July 1. Przybilla has served as the interim SVP/COO since March 2018, while also serving his current position ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - August 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

Communion and Liberation school community

Duluth Communion and Liberation School of Community meets every Friday evening at 7 p.m. at different locations in the Duluth area. Prayer, singing, sharing experiences, what’s been discovered and concludes with a potluck. The community is a companionship that educates. Currently reading the written ... Read More »

Life News In Brief - August 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

Post-abortion ministry

Hurting after abortion? You are not alone. The Diocese of Duluth is here to help you heal through its post abortion ministry, Project Rachel. This ministry offers a confidential helpline for you to speak with someone about your experience. A willing person to listen who has been ... Read More »