The March 2020 archive of Daily News

Livestream options for Mass

Posted by Kyle Eller

During this time of suspended public Masses, there are a number of places, both within the diocese and outside of it, where Mass is available via livestream.

A prayer of Spiritual Communion may be made at the appropriate time of the Mass, or at any time of the day ... Read More »

Duluth Diocese announces additional measures to stem Covid-19 

Posted by Kyle Eller

March 18, 2020 — In a directive today, Father James B. Bissonette, diocesan administrator for the Diocese of Duluth, announced additional temporary measures to help stem the spread of Covid-19. Resource Directive from Father Bissonette

In the new directive, all public Masses are suspended through April 20, effective Friday, ... Read More »

Duluth Diocese dispenses Catholics in the region from Sunday Mass obligation

Posted by Kyle Eller

March 13, 2020

In light of the rapid spread of the coronavirus (covid-19) across the world and now to Minnesota, Father James B. Bissonette, diocesan administrator for the Diocese of Duluth, has dispensed Catholics in the diocese from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of ... Read More »

Father Michael Schmitz: Is Christianity about relationship, not religion?

Posted by Kyle Eller

Some of my co-workers seem think that I believe that my religion saves me. They say that Christianity is about a relationship, not a religion. Father Michael SchmitzAsk Father Mike

This is a very good question. Of course we are brought into a new and miraculous relationship with God ... Read More »

Betsy Kneepkens: Kobe Bryant shows sinners belong in the church

Posted by Kyle Eller

I am a sinner. Although I genuinely strive to live the holiest life possible, I have inclinations that drive me toward sin, and I succumb to those behaviors. Worse yet, I am not sure I have made it more than 24 hours after receiving the sacrament of reconciliation before ... Read More »

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