The Northern Cross

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 »

Calendar December 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern CrossCalendar December 2014

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 Mass, ... Read More »

Calendar - November 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 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 ... Read More »

School Briefs - November 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2014 School News in Brief

St. Francis participates in Marathon event

St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School in Brainerd participated in the Marathon for Non-public Education Oct. 15. Students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade participated in a walk/run/cycle around a city block ... Read More »

Let the Children Come to Me - Schools Article - November 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2014 Let the children come to me

By Dawn FleslandSt. Thomas School in International Falls has seen a bit of a rebirth this school year. The school opened the doors in 1927 with 200 students taught mostly by nuns. Over the course of the ... Read More »

Life Briefs - November 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2014Local Life News in Brief

Innocents cemetery in Aurora

The East Range Parishes of Aurora, Hoyt Lakes and Biwabik, hosted the Cemetery of the Innocents at Holy Rosary Church in Aurora from Sept. 20 to Oct. 3. The crosses represent the loss of lives to ... Read More »

Local Briefs - November 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2014Local News in Brief

St. Raphael Knights engage in service

St. Raphael’s Knights of Columbus Council 6791 members have signed up for prayer at the Adoration Chapel at St Mary’s Star of the Sea Church in Duluth. They also assisted the St. Teresa’s Circle ... Read More »

Obituary - November 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - November 2014Obituary Retired pastor Father Anselm Thevarkunnel

Father Anselm Thevarkunnel, 90, died Friday, Oct. 3, in India.

Father Thevarkunnel was born May 24, 1924, in Ramapuram, India, to Aley (Elizabeth) Puravakutt and Ittiavira (Abraham) Thevarkunnel.

He attended Sacred Heart College in Thevara, India, and Papal ... Read More »

Obituaries - October 2014

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - October 2014 

  Obituaries

  Maryknoll Sister Helen Gleason, 86; Cloquet native

Sister Helen Louise Gleason, MM, an educator in Hawaii for over 30 years, as well as in the Marshall Islands and Papua, New Guinea, died Sept. 11 at Maryknoll Sisters Center, Maryknoll, N.Y. ... Read More »