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Life Briefs August 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross Life Briefs August 2014

40 Days for Life begins Sept. 24

The 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil for the end of abortion starts Sept. 24 in Duluth. Your presence and prayers are needed to make this another successful event to help end abortion. 40 Days ... Read More »

Calendar August 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross August 2014 Calendar

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 »

Switch to summer proves to be good idea for appeal to support seminarians

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

Parishioners in the Duluth Diocese will likely already have received materials inviting them to participate in the Summer Seminarian Appeal, which directly supports the education expenses of seminarians for the diocese. Photo courtesy of Jane MacDougallThe Summer Seminarian Appeal that is currently underway in ... Read More »

New deacon leader knows his way around program

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

For the first time in about three decades, there is a new face at the helm of the deacon formation program for the Diocese of Duluth. Deacon John Weiske took over the role this summer after Deacon David Craig retired from the position July ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: A lost sense of responsibility?

Posted by Kyle Eller

Along with the other bishops in the State of Minnesota, I was asked to submit an article on immigration reform to a local newspaper, in my case the Duluth News Tribune. The article is reprinted in The Northern Cross with the permission of the News Tribune.

With the recent ... Read More »

June 20 is ordination day for Deacons Lange and Rozier

Posted by Kyle Eller

The Northern CrossDeacons Timothy Lange and Blake Rozier will be ordained to the priesthood on Friday, June 20, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, a year to the day after they were ordained transitional deacons. Mass begins at 4 p.m.The two transitional deacons are also hosting ... Read More »

Clergy Assignments effective in July

Posted by Kyle Eller

Effective July 16, Bishop Paul Sirba has made the following appointments and assignments. Priests

Father Eammon Boland from pastor of Holy Angels, Moose Lake, to retirement.

Father Kristoffer McKusky from pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas, International Falls, and St. Columban, Littlefork, to pastor of Holy Angels, Moose Lake.

Father ... Read More »


Posted by jack worachek

Vatican City, 18 May 2014 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father, as usual on Sunday, appeared at the window of his study in the Vatican Apostolic Palace to pray the Regina Coeli with the faithful and pilgrims present in St. Peter's Square. The Pope commented on the day's Gospel ... Read More »


Posted by Grace Romanek

ObituariesMay 2014 Father Radaich, 43 years a priest

Father Thomas M. Radaich, age 70, died Monday, April 21, at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. Father Tom was born April 4, 1944, in Duluth to Paul and Loretta (Hazelcamp) Radaich. He attended college at St. John’s University ... Read More »

Local Life News Briefs May 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

Local Life News BriefsMay 2014 Pro-life get-together

A pro-life get-together will be held on Wednesday, May 14, at 7 p.m. at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 610 99th Ave. W., Duluth. Call Tony Sheda at (218) 384-4734 for information. Post-abortive ministry

Do you have a desire to help support others who ... Read More »