The Northern Cross

Editorial: Making a desert in Belle Plaine

Posted by Kyle Eller

The Caledonian chieftain Calgacus is supposed to have said of the attacking Roman Empire, with its unquenchable desire for conquest, “they make a desert and call it peace.”

The phrase comes to mind with the news that Belle Plaine here in Minnesota has had to withdraw a veterans memorial ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - August 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - August 2017 Calendar of Events

Communion and Liberation school community

Duluth Communion and Liberation School of Community meets every Friday evening at 7 p.m. at different locations in the Duluth area. Prayer, singing, sharing experiences, what’s been discovered, and concludes with a potluck. The community ... Read More »

Local News In Brief - August 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - August 2017 Local News In Brief

Fatima observances

Following are upcoming events in Duluth for the centenary of the Fatima apparitions.

Saturday, Aug. 19 Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary: a led rosary at 10 a.m. with confessions from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ... Read More »

Obituary - August 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - August 2017 Father Arne Panula, 71

Father Arne Panula, 71, a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei, passed away on July 19 after struggling for many months with cancer. He is survived by his three sisters, Lynne, Amy, and Pat.

“Father Arne had the ... Read More »

School Article - First steps with Stella Maris

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - August 2017 First steps with Stella Maris bring hope

By Father Jeremy Bock

On March 7, I was in the midst of my final semester of seminary, taking a class on Mariology. We were to give a presentation on the history of a specific devotion of ... Read More »

School News In Brief - August 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - August 2017 School News In Brief

Hauer named Stella Maris interim president

The Stella Maris Academy Board in Duluth announced last month that Hilaire Hauer will be serving as the interim president. Hauer has been instrumental to the success during the Called To Be One ... Read More »

Life News In Brief - August 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - August 2017 Life News In Brief

Post-abortion ministry

Hurting after abortion? You are not alone. The Diocese of Duluth is here to help you heal through our post-abortion ministry, Project Rachel. This ministry offers a confidential helpline for you to speak with someone about your ... Read More »

Editorial: On health care, other issues remember the option for the poor

Posted by Kyle Eller

“This moment cannot pass without comment.”

The moment is a finding by the Congressional Budget Office that a proposed health care bill before Congress would cause millions of people to lose their health care coverage. The speaker was Bishop Frank J. Dewane, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic ... Read More »

Obituary - July 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - July 2017 Obituary

Deacon Terence ‘Terry’ F. Twomey, 81

Deacon Terence F. Twomey, age 81 of Cloquet, passed away Wednesday, June 21, at the Solvay Hospice House in Duluth. He was born June 24, 1935, in Grand Rapids to Patrick and Hilda (Hietala) Twomey. He ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - July 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2017 Local News In Brief

Clergy Assignments

Bishop Paul D. Sirba has announced the following clergy assignments, effective July 12, 2017.

Father Jeremy Bock: ordained priest and parochial vicar at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary and St. Mary Star of the Sea, Duluth.

Father Beau Braun: ordained priest and parochial vicar at Blessed Sacrament, ... Read More »