Diocese of Duluth

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Bishop Daniel FeltonAs I am writing this article, I am also packing my suitcase to leave for Rome. I will be attending the diaconate ordination of Daniel Hammer on Sept. 30 at St. Peter’s Basilica. Cardinal Wilton Gregory will be the principal celebrant at the ordination. It is a great privilege for me to represent the Diocese of Duluth at the soon to be Deacon Daniel’s ordination celebration. And you have to admit, with his first name being Daniel, he is going to be a great deacon! Read more >>

Catholic schools grant opportunity

The Duluth Diocese has been offered a grant opportunity by the Schulze Foundation. Individual schools have been offered matching grants which would provide $400,000. The Office of Catholic Schools has been offered an additional “Challenge Matching Grant” of $50,000, which will support Catholic schools by providing principals professional development, enhancing educational excellence through innovation and technology, and increasing enrollment. The deadline for this matching grant is Dec. 31. Please consider helping us reach our goal with a gift. On our donate page, use the Catholic Schools Advancement entry.

A pandemic reflection from Bishop Felton


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January 2022

Upcoming events

TOBIT: The Theology of the Body Immersion for Teens retreat will be held Jan. 7-9, 2022 for grades 9-12. Information and registration.

RESTORED: An adult retreat called Restored will be held Jan. 21-23, 2022 for ages 21 and older. Information and registration.

TBD: Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many upcoming events remain uncertain.


STRATEGIC PLANNING: The Diocese of Duluth Five Year Strategic Plan, effective from 2012 to 2017, along with the implementation handbook, is available here. You can find an update on what’s been implemented so far here.

FINANCIAL STATEMENT: The Diocese of Duluth has released its audited financial reports. Please see the document here.

COMPUTER SECURITY: The Diocesan Technology Committee offers some best-practices guidance for computer systems here.

Office Hours

Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Daily News

Patrice Critchley-Menor: The poor have much to give us

By Patrice Critchley-Menor

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John Skalko, Ph.D: Does abortion violate human rights?

By John Skalko, Ph.D

Guest columnist

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First monastic professionĀ 

Sister Jayne Erickson made her first monastic profession on Friday, Sept. 17, in Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel at evening prayer.

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