The Northern Cross

Calendar of Events - June 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 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 »

Priesthood Jubilees - June 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2017 Priesthood Jubilees

60 Years

Father Francis Paquette was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Thomas A. Welch at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Duluth on June 1, 1957, for the Diocese of Duluth.

Father Paquette was born in Duluth, the son of Emily Godbout ... Read More »

Local News in Brief - June 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2017 Local News in Brief

New St. Louis Church dedicated

On a beautiful spring day, Friday, April 21, the new building for St. Louis Church in Floodwood was blessed. The dedication ceremony began with a procession of parishioners, former parishioners, and well-wishers, led by ... Read More »

School News in Brief - June 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2017 School News in Brief

Assumption students honor grandparents

Grandparents, military personnel, and the nation were honored during Assumption Catholic School’s spring program celebrating Grandparent Day. The day began with the Mass, where Father Gabriel Waweru, pastor, thanked the grandparents for the support and ... Read More »

School Article: Memories at St. Michael's - June 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 2017 Memories of St. Michael’s:Celebrating 94 years of Catholic education

Angela MajdrichGuest columnist

As the school year winds to an end of this final year of the elementary program at St. Michael’s Lakeside School, we reflect upon the many wonderful memories we have of ... Read More »

Life News in Brief - June 2017

Posted by Grace Romanek

The Northern Cross - June 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 »

Liz Hoefferle: The church can be defined as the family of God

Posted by Kyle Eller

If someone were to ask for the definition of “church,” what would you say?

Some may describe it as the building in which we worship, such as St. Joseph’s or St. Mary’s Church. Others may refer to the act of worship, such as, “I went to church on Sunday.” ... Read More »

Father Michael Schmitz: Our duties to family members include love, but with wisdom

Posted by Kyle Eller

Question: There is a family member who keeps intruding in my life. I want to love them well, and I don’t want to go against God’s teaching about the duty we owe to family, but their constant interruptions and negative attitude are really affecting me and my family. What ... Read More »

Father Richard Kunst: Jesus appeared only to his disciples — for good reasons

Posted by Kyle Eller

May 2017 is an important month, because it marks the 100th anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance to the three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal. I had every intention to write on the subject of Our Lady’s appearance this month, but as I sit at my computer writing this column, ... Read More »

Shawn Peterson: Making sure our water works and appreciating its value

Posted by Kyle Eller

In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, it can be easy to take water for granted — it is literally all around us, even more so in the rainy month of April.

But as the recent water crises in Flint, Michigan, and the state of California should remind us, the ... Read More »