The March 2017 archive of Daily News

St. Patrick’s Day Dispensation

Posted by Kyle Eller

A general dispensation has been granted from Bishop Sirba from the obligation of abstinence from meat on March 17, 2017, the Commemoration of Saint Patrick.

Those taking advantage of the dispensation are encouraged to undertake a work of charity, an exercise of piety, prayer, or an act of comparable ... Read More »

Deacon’s story makes it into ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ book

Posted by Kyle Eller

Deacon Michael Knuth is well known across the diocese for his ministry in the Brainerd deanery, his work as a spiritual director, his many years of past service in vocations and more.

What you may not know about is his literary side.

But readers of the venerable “Chicken Soup ... Read More »

Two busy weekends!

Posted by Kyle Eller

There are some interesting and important events going on in the diocese this weekend and next.

Tonight, at 6 p.m. at Holy Family Church in Cloquet, Curtis P. Chambers, former chair for the Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa, will share his snowshoe adventures of following in the ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: Think about how will we approach this Lent

Posted by Kyle Eller

How will we approach Jesus this Lent?

In describing their own relationship with Jesus, many of our Confirmation candidates refer to him as their friend. Perhaps the verse from Saint John’s Gospel comes to mind, “I no longer call you slaves, because a slave does not know what his ... Read More »

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