The Northern Cross

Calendar - January 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross 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 sent to TV ... Read More »

Schools News in Brief - January 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross School News in Brief

In Brainerd, St. Francis Unveils 'Tree of Giving'The St. Francis Catholic School Foundation and School Capital Campaign Committee in Brainerd unveiled the Tree of Giving Nov. 21. Fathers Blake Rosier and Daniel Weiske drew the curtain to unveil the new Tree of ... Read More »

You want to do What? Future politicians at work - January 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern CrossYou want to do what? Future politicians at work

By Sister Janet Siepker, FSE

One of the greatest joys of being a principal is the opportunity we have to see and work with the potential of all the students in our schools.

At Queen of Peace Catholic ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - January 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross Life News in Brief

Essay contest winners ‘Each of Us Is a Masterpiece of God’s Creation!’

The Office of Marriage and Family Life for the Diocese of Duluth, funded by the United Catholic Appeal and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Home Mission, is proud to ... Read More »

Local Briefs - January 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross Local News in Brief

Archbishop Schwietz will mark 25 years a bishop

Archbishop Roger Schwietz, OMI, who was bishop of Duluth from 1989 to 2000, will be celebrating his 25th Episcopal Ordination Anniversary on Feb. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of Our Lady of ... Read More »

Obituaries - January 2015

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross Obituaries

Sister Lucille Geisinger, Benedictine for 55 years

Sister Lucille Geisinger, 77, died peacefully Nov. 20 at St. Scholastica Monastery after a long illness.

Sister Lucille (Jeanette) was born on Aug. 14, 1937, in Maple Lake, the third of Alfred and Isabelle (Windolph) Geisinger’s four children. ... Read More »

Duluth native is new diocesan development director

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

Aubry Haben says she’s seen God’s generosity in her life when she is attentive to his will.

“We can never outdo God in our generosity, and I think that that’s really a message that . . . kind of needs to reach people’s ears ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: Family, marriage, consecrated life all in the spotlight

Posted by Kyle Eller

Recently, our Holy Father announced he was coming for his first visit to the United States to attend the eighth World Meeting of Families in September 2015. “I wish to confirm according to the wishes of The Lord, that in September of 2015, I will go to Philadelphia for ... Read More »

‘Techie’ ordained a deacon

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

Bishop Paul Sirba began his homily by cracking a joke about his tech-savvy new deacon, Deacon John Foucault, whom he ordained Nov. 23 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, and who also serves as chair of the diocesan Technology Committee.

Kyle ... Read More »

Obituaries December 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross Obituaries

 

Sister Monica Laughlin, music specialist, 92

Sister Monica (Donalda) Laughlin, OSB, 92, died Oct. 22, at St. Scholastica Monastery. She was the daughter of James and Margaret (Dillon) Laughlin, born on Sept. 1, 1922, in Iron Mountain, Mich. Sister Monica was in her 66th ... Read More »