Diocese of Duluth

First findings from the Let’s Listen sessions

Bishop Daniel FeltonThese first findings will provide a framework for a much more comprehensive document to be released later this year. In that document the Holy Spirit will give us a clear articulation of what our mission is moving forward, how we are going to achieve the mission, where we will need to put our time and resources, and who is going to make all of this happen. Read more >>

Minnesota, U.S. bishops respond to Dobbs decision

The Minnesota Catholic Conference and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops each offered statements June 24 marking the U.S. Supreme Court decision Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which after nearly 50 years overturned the Roe v. Wade abortion decision.

Four deacons ordained for the Duluth Diocese

new deaconsBishop Daniel Felton ordained four men — Ronald Guertin, William Hafdahl, John Kroll, and Daniel O’Reilly — as deacons for the Diocese of Duluth May 6 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary. Read more >>

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Events

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Upcoming events

CAMP SURVIVE: There will be two sessions of Camp Survive at Big Sandy Camp, McGregor, for students who have completed grades 6-8 this school year. The sessions will be held July 25-29 and Aug. 1-5. Registration available.

FAMILY CAMP: The annual diocesan Catholic Family Camp will be held July 29 -31 at Big Sandy Camp, McGregor. Registration available.

 

Issues

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

Deacon Kyle Eller: Serving at the altar is a joy — perhaps for your kids too

It’s a little embarrassing for me to admit this, but one of the things I found most intimidating about deacon formation is something many schoolchildren do expertly on a regular basis: serving at the altar. 

Deacon Kyle Eller

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Ask Father Mike: Fighting the ‘noon-day devil’ of acedia

I sometimes just wish that I could run away from the life that I am living. There is nothing terribly wrong with it, but I get this feeling that I should just leave this behind and try something new. Is this a sign that I should? 

Father Michael Schmitz

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Bishop Daniel Felton: Roots and wings as we mobilize to mission

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, 

On the occasion of my episcopal ordination, I spoke of the rich history of our diocese and that we need to grab onto the wings of the Holy Spirit so that with divine inspiration we can create our own history for our time. History reveals how God’s purpose and mission for our diocese has been fulfilled and how that same God mission and purpose is unfolding even now. We are called to be a people of both roots and wings. 

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