The Northern Cross

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 »

Local News Briefs May 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

Local News BriefsMay 2014 Our Lady of Fatima pilgrim statue schedule

The Duluth Fatima Planning Comittee is hosting a visit of the Fatima Pilgrim Statue to the Duluth Diocese in May. Here are the sites:

May 1 – Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, 2801 E. Fourth St., ... Read More »

Schools Article May 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

Schools ArticleMay 2014 In small community, volunteers key to Catholic school

By Deanna Jahnz

Catholic schools have a long history of providing students with strong academics, a faithful love for Jesus and a strong foundation to build their future.

This can be traced back to the principals, teachers and ... Read More »

School News Briefs May 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

School News BriefsMay 2014 St. John students advance to state History Day

The University of Minnesota Duluth held the Regional History Day competition on March 29. St. John’s students from Duluth competed and won a spot at the Minnesota State History Day competition being held on May 3 at ... Read More »

Calendar May 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

CalendarMay 2014 Liturgical choir concerts

The University of St. Thomas Liturgical Choir is traveling north for the first time in more than a decade and will perform both traditional and non-traditional music of the Mass and the Catholic Church. The performance will be held at the Cathedral of Our ... Read More »