The Northern Cross

Local News in Brief - March 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - March 2018 Local News in  Brief

Lenten practices

Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.

For members of the Latin Catholic Church, the norms on fasting are obligatory ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - March 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - March 2018 Life News in Brief

 Post-abortion counseling

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 »

School News in Brief - March 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - March 2018 School News in Brief

St. Francis robotics team to attend world championship

On Feb. 3, St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School’s robotics team sent four teams to compete at the Minnesota State VEX IQ robotics tournament. From November 2017 through January, teams from around ... Read More »

School Article: Transforming our world one student at a time - March 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - March 2018 Catholic schools: transforming our world, one student at a time

By Peggy Frederickson

Often, people view Catholic schools as private schools, but that is so far from the truth. Catholic schools are entrusted with a mission, and that is to bring students closer ... Read More »

Deacon Kyle Eller: Voluntary poverty is part of the Catholic faith — how do we live it?

Posted by Kyle Eller

Poverty is one of the things that makes the Christmas season, now rapidly coming to a close, so beautiful.

St. Paul writes to the Corinthians, “For you know the gracious act of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sake he became poor although he was rich, so that ... Read More »

Two speakers coming for annual women’s conference

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Deacon Kyle EllerThe Northern Cross

The sixth annual diocesan Women of Faith Conference Feb. 24 at Marshall School in Duluth, centered on the theme “Beyond Me,” will bring in two headline speakers, for the first time including a man.

Father Jim Sichko, a full-time evangelist and preacher who ... Read More »

Calendar of Events - February 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - February 2018 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 »

Obituaries - February 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - February 2018 Obituaries

Deacon Jerome Sura

Deacon Jerome Sura passed away on Thursday, Jan. 4. He was a resident of Grand Rapids at the time of passing. The 12th of 13 children, Deacon Sura was born in 1932 in Little Falls and graduated from Little ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - February 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - February 2018 Local News in Brief

Lenten practices

Lent runs from February 14 to April 1. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence. For members of the Latin ... Read More »

School Article February 2018 - Catholic Schools Week 2018

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - February 2018 Catholic Schools Week 2018: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.

By Teresa Matetich

From Jan. 29 to Feb. 2, our diocesan schools participated in Catholic Schools Week. Since 1974, Catholic schools across the U.S. have celebrated this week with Mass, open houses, and activities. Through ... Read More »