The August 2017 archive of Daily News

‘Revealing God and God’s deep love to this world’

Posted by Kyle Eller

Billy Menor, nSJ, has had an eventful couple of years since leaving the Diocese of Duluth to join the Jesuits.

During his two-year novitiate, which ends with his profession of first vows on Aug. 12 in St. Paul, he’s spent time teaching at St. Paschal Baylon elementary school in ... Read More »

Kyle Eller: How does God want to be worshiped?

Posted by Kyle Eller

Next door to my parish is maybe Duluth’s closest thing to a megachurch. I have never been there, but from what I have been told, there is exciting contemporary music and an espresso bar.

This is quite a stark contrast to Catholic worship. Maybe it seems especially so given ... Read More »

Father Richard Kunst: Yes, Jesus really means we should pray for our enemies

Posted by Kyle Eller

I am an absolute certifiable news junkie, and I always have been. I do not watch a lot of TV, but when I do it is almost always the news, and from various outlets.

On rare occasions, a particular news story will really have an impact on me. With ... Read More »

Father Michael Schmitz: What we need is integrity more than ‘authenticity’

Posted by Kyle Eller

Question: I value authenticity and loathe hypocrisy, and I want to simply be true to myself. How can I do that if I constantly am told what to believe and how to behave by the church?

Answer: This is a very good question. The fact that you are asking ... Read More »

St. Scholastica Monastery marks 125 years with open house

Posted by Kyle Eller

St. Scholastica Monastery is hitting a major milestone this year — 125 years of prayerful presence and service in the Diocese of Duluth. And they are marking it with a major celebration Sept. 16.

“We joyfully anticipate the celebration of our 125th anniversary as an independent Benedictine Monastery,” said ... Read More »

Bishop Paul Sirba: Where do we find beauty? Take the question to prayer

Posted by Kyle Eller

“We give thanks to God whose power is revealed in nature and whose providence is revealed in history”— Liturgy of Hours, Sunday Week III, Evening Prayer II

Summer, in the 10 counties that make up the Diocese of Duluth, reveals the power and beauty of God. Even before God ... Read More »

Built Upon a Rock Fest coming to Duluth

Posted by Kyle Eller

A new event is coming to the Diocese of Duluth, and everyone is hoping it will rock — the Built Upon a Rock Fest, a free concert featuring two well-known Catholic rock bands, one national and one local, will be held on the grounds of the Cathedral of Our ... Read More »