The Northern Cross

Editorial: It’s January, and it’s that time again

Posted by Kyle Eller

Every January we do our thing, marking the vigil that began Jan. 22, 1973, when the U.S. Supreme Court tossed out numerous state laws and invented a constitutional right to abortion — a right to take with violence the most innocent of human lives — through all nine months ... Read More »

‘Affirming and challenging’ report draws joy at Duluth monastery

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

When the Vatican released its report on a visitation of communities of women religious in the United States Dec. 16, among those watching around the world were sisters at St. Scholastica Monastery in Duluth.

Benedictine Sister Edith Bogue of St. Scholastica Monastery said she ... Read More »

Diocesan conferences set for both men and women

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

The diocesan men’s conference is on its fourth year and the women’s conference on its third, and both are moving to Marshall School in Duluth this year.

The Duluth Catholic Men’s Conference is set for Feb. 21 and will feature two speakers, Deacon Ralph ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: Say ‘yes’ in 2015

Posted by Kyle Eller

In this new year, take advantage of parish and diocesan opportunities to encounter Jesus anew “Loving trust and total surrender made Our Lady say ‘yes’ to the message of the angel. And cheerfulness made her run in haste to serve her cousin Elizabeth. That is so much our life: ... Read More »

2014 top five stories

Posted by Kyle Eller

Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

As usual, it’s been an eventful 12 months in the Diocese of Duluth. While many of the most important things in life don’t make newspaper headlines, some of them do. Here are the top five stories of 2014 in the Duluth Diocese as chosen by ... Read More »

Sister on the sidelines

Posted by Kyle Eller

For Benedictine, coaching football is about passing on mission and values

By Sarah McCarthyCatholic News Service

Sister Lisa Maurer is a Benedictine nun who lives at the St. Scholastica Monastery, which shares a campus of the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. She works as director of mission for ... Read More »

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 »