The Northern Cross

Bishop Paul Sirba: Pilgrimage to papal visit brings great graces

Posted by Kyle Eller

As I rode the train from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia, I was texting Betsy Kneepkens, our director of marriage and family life, and Father Anthony Craig, pastor of St. Mary’s in Deer River, St. Joseph’s in Ball Club, Sacred Heart in Federal Dam and St. Anne in Bena, and ... Read More »

Calendar - October 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2015 Calendar of Events

Mass on TVThe 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 ... Read More »

School News in Brief - October 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2015 School News in Brief

Assumption School announces first-ever Glow Run

Assumption Catholic School of Hibbing is pleased to announce its firstever Glow Run, appropriately named Lumen Christi (“The Light of Christ”). The Lumen Christi Glow Run will serve as the school’s major fall ... Read More »

Schools Article - "Laudato Si"

Posted by Grace Romanek

October 2015 Laudato Si’ inspires changes at Queen of Peace

By Sister Janet Siepker 

October! What a great month for a Franciscan to be writing an article!

On Oct. 4 we celebrate the Feast of St. Francis. God bless our Holy Father, Pope Francis, who has awakened the world to ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - October 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2015 Life News in Brief 

Tea for Two

Northland Family Programs invites mothers and daughters to the “Tea for Two” event for girls ages 9-13 and their mothers (or a female relative, friend or mentor in place of the mother). The program is designed ... Read More »

Obituary - October 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2015 Obituary

Bishop Raphael Fliss, who served as ordinary of Superior, Wis., for 22 years, was 84 years old

Bishop Emeritus Raphael Michael Gabriel Fliss, 84, passed away Sept. 21 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. A priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, he ... Read More »

News In Brief - October 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2015 News In Brief

Second annual Mass for milestone anniversaries

Couples from the Diocese of Duluth that are celebrating the marriage milestone of 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 75 and beyond are invited to the second annual Anniversary Mass and Luncheon on ... Read More »

Here’s detailed information about the 125th diocesan anniversary Eucharistic Procession Sept. 12

Posted by Kyle Eller

The Northern Cross The Eucharistic Procession honoring the 125th anniversary of the Diocese of Duluth is nearly upon us. It is Sept. 12. Following are the main details you need to know. Route The route begins at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary (2830 E. Fourth St.) ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: Recent, upcoming events show the Eucharist is ‘source and summit of our faith’

Posted by Kyle Eller

The Eucharist is the foretaste of the wedding feast of the Lamb in the heavenly Jerusalem (1 Corinthians 11:20; Revelation 19:9). The sacrament is called by a number of names to express different aspects of this inestimable gift. It is called “the Eucharist,” because it is an action of ... Read More »

Calendar - September 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - September 2015 Calendar of Events

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 ... Read More »