Father James B. Bissonette, diocesan administrator for the Diocese of Duluth, has issued a statement regarding the resignation of Bishop-elect Michel Mulloy. Read more >>
CATECHETICAL INSTITUTE DAY (UPDATE): The Diocese of Duluth Catechetical Institute Day has been postponed until Fall 2020 due to low registrations, in the hopes that more people can take advantage of this opportunity. Those who have registered have been contacted. Please check back later for the yet to be determined event date.
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.
09/15/20 5:05 pm
Of all the priests in our diocese there is one in particular who you might call our “living history book.” I have had many occasions to listen to Father Dick Partika talk about everything and anything you wanted to know about the history of the Diocese of Duluth. I have always been amazed by all the facts he has contained in his memory, so if he is reading this column he might very well find reason to confirm or correct what I am about to say.
Father Richard KunstRead More
09/14/20 2:24 pm
“It goes by really fast.” I could not count how many times older parents shared this advice during my oldest son’s first year. I heeded their warnings and took their message to heart. I always believed the days raising my children would fly by while leaving me with the sentiment of “where did all the time go.”
Betsy KneepkensRead More
09/14/20 1:40 pm
Q&A with Jason Adkins, executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference, first published in the Central Minnesota Catholic as part of “The Big Question” series.
What does the church say about Catholics’ involvement in political life and voting? Shouldn’t the church stay out of politics? Is there any scriptural basis for its involvement?Read More