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School News in Brief - November 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2017 School News in Brief

St. Francis students Gather4Good

Fitting in with peers, building positive self-image, providing for basic necessities, and encouraging people in tough times – who knew that a simple bag of hygiene items could do so much? On Sunday, Sept. 17 ... Read More »

School Article: Catholic schools and faithful citizenship - November 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2017 Catholic schools and faithful citizenship

Guest columnist: Dawn Flesland

Music teacher John Faith has always made sure that Veteran’s Day is observed with reverence at St. Thomas School. Mr. Faith, a veteran himself, works with our local Veterans of Foreign Wars officers to invite ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - November 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2017 Life News in Brief

Post-abortion healing

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 »

Calendar of Events - November 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2017 Calendar of Events

Carmelite community

A third order Carmelite community meets monthly at St. Joseph’s Church, 315 S.W. 21st St., Grand Rapids. Meetings are held the first Saturday of each month. Rosary at 8:30 a.m., followed by Mass at 9 a.m. and morning ... Read More »

Editorial: Catholic rock fest should inspire us to be bold

Posted by Kyle Eller

God in his generosity has entrusted every one of the baptized, in every state of life, with gifts, charisms, talents, resources. These are meant to bear fruit in the Kingdom of God within the communion of the church, ultimately for God’s glory and the salvation of the world.

The ... Read More »

Medicaid, opioid addiction, and transgender issues explored at MN health care symposium

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Matthew DavisThe Catholic Spirit

Co-sponsored by the Minnesota Catholic Conference and the Catholic Health Association of Minnesota, “Healthcare in Minnesota: A Symposium Considering Contemporary Challenges” brought together local and national experts Sept. 20 to speak about the emergent health care topics. It was held at the University of ... Read More »

Catholic speaker Fradd coming to Virginia in November

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

Holy Spirit Church in Virginia is bringing in one of the country’s best-known apologists and speakers on chastity for a free two-day event in November.

Matt Fradd, founder of the website “The Porn Effect,” will be at the parish Nov. 15-16 for an event ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - October 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2017 Calendar of Events

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 ... Read More »

Obituaries - October 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2017 Obituaries

Benedictine Sister Mary Felten

Benedictine Sister Mary Felten, 83, died on Aug. 23 at the Benedictine Living Community in Duluth. She was born Mary Catherine Felten on July 3, 1934, to Henry and Eleanore (Schwoerer) Felten at their family farm home in ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - October 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2017 Local News in Brief

Fatima centenary observations

Public Square Rosaries will be part of more than 20,000 rallies that will take place all across the United States and the world on or near Oct. 14. Check with your parish for celebration activities if ... Read More »