The December 2014 archive of Daily News

Merry Christmas from the Diocese of Duluth

Posted by Kyle Eller

Click here for a short video greeting from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Offices at the Pastoral Center are closed December 24-25 for the Christmas holiday.

Bishop Paul Sirba: Family, marriage, consecrated life all in the spotlight

Posted by Kyle Eller

Recently, our Holy Father announced he was coming for his first visit to the United States to attend the eighth World Meeting of Families in September 2015. “I wish to confirm according to the wishes of The Lord, that in September of 2015, I will go to Philadelphia for ... Read More »

Upcoming diocesan events

Posted by Kyle Eller

Some of the deanery events marking the 125th anniversary of the Diocese of Duluth, which began in October, are coming into focus. Here is an update for each of the deaneries:

Brainerd: A holy hour, blessing of volunteers, meal and more will be held at St. Francis Church in ... Read More »

125 years of sharing the story of Jesus

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Kyle Eller / The Northern Cross — Bishop Paul Sirba, diocesan clergy and a group of the faithful gathered for Mass Oct. 5 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary to mark the 125th anniversary of the Diocese of Duluth, kicking off a year of commemoration.

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In Turkey, Pope Francis got a look at Christianity on the margins

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Francis X. Rocca / Catholic News Service — Ankara and Istanbul were gray and cold, at least compared to Rome, during Pope Francis’ Nov. 28-30 visit to Turkey. And the general reception, outside of the pope’s official meetings, was hardly warmer. There were none of the enthusiastic crowds ... Read More »

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