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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 »

Local News in Brief December 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross Local News in Brief December 2014

 

Women’s conference set for March 7 at new location

The Third Annual Catholic Women’s Conference, to be held March 7, 2015, at Marshall School in Duluth, will be an opportunity to respond to the invitation to share the “Joy ... Read More »

Local Life Briefs December 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross Local Life Briefs December 2014

Together for Life is Jan. 25

The fourth annual Together for Life Banquet will be held Sunday, Jan. 25, at the Greysolon Ballroom, 231 E. Superior St., Duluth. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., with an opportunity to visit Culture of Life ... Read More »

St. Michael's Lakeside offers 3 preschool options

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross St. Michael’s Lakeside offers 3 preschool options

By Bill VanLoh

Our Catholic schools provide an important resource for Catholic families and families of other faiths as well.

Many will agree that a faith-based education is especially important in today’s world.

While Catholic schools provide a strong ... Read More »

School News in Brief December 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross School News in Brief December 2014

All Saints celebration

All the students at Marquette School in Virginia celebrated All Saints Day by dressing up as their favorite saints. This is an annual event at the school. Students learn about the saint they represent and become closer ... Read More »