Diocese of Duluth

Bishop Brom dies at age 83

Bishop Robert Brom, a former bishop of Duluth, has died at the age of 83. Bishop Daniel Felton will preside at a Memorial Mass for Bishop Brom at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary at noon Monday, May 23. This is also the anniversary date of Bishop Brom's consecration and installation as the sixth bishop of the Diocese of Duluth in 1983. Read more >>

Minnesota bishops respond to boarding school report

In reflecting on the collective journey toward better understanding the legacy of the boarding schools, Bishop Daniel Felton of the Diocese of Duluth stated: “Although the history that is brought to light may cause deep sorrow in the Native and Indigenous communities, we hope it may also bring real and honest dialogue to lead towards healing, and a heightened awareness so that this history is never repeated.” Read more >>

Easter’s joy is a life-changer for us

Bishop Daniel FeltonJesus Christ died and rose from the dead, Alleluia! This bold proclamation changes everything in our lives and in our understanding of the world. Jesus Christ has conquered death and in doing so has conquered fear, despair, darkness, hatred, division, and sin. 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 coming soon.

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

 

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

Prayer and fasting in wake of Supreme Court leak

Dear Brothers and Sisters, 

As you know, the recent leak of a draft opinion in the U.S. Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case that could overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, allowing states the freedom once again to pass their own legislation regarding abortion, has been met with hostility by those who favor legalized abortion. In addition to calls for nationwide demonstrations, some have called for disruption of church services and personal intimidation of Supreme Court justices. 

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Clergy assignments

Bishop Daniel Felton has made the following clergy assignments. 

Effective May 16, the Rev. Keith Bertram, from pastor of St. Edward, Longville, and St. Paul, Remer, to pastor of St. Paul, Remer, and priest sacramental minister of St. Edward, Longville. 

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Two priorities that will support the ‘preferential option for the poor’

By the Minnesota Catholic Conference 

Inside the Capitol 

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