The December 2022 archive of Daily News

New Ascension yearlong podcast starts Jan. 1, will present entire catechism

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

By Julie Asher Catholic News Service 

Beginning Jan. 1, Ascension Press will launch “The Catechism in a Year,” taking listeners through the four parts of the Catechism of the Catholic Church and “providing explanation, insight, and encouragement along the way.”

Over the course of 365 daily podcast episodes, Father Mike Schmitz ... Read More »

40 Hours Devotion 

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

Photo by Deacon Kyle Eller / The Northern Cross 

Father Trevor Peterson, parochial vicar of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary and St. Mary Star of the Sea, gives a meditation on the Eucharist Nov. 19 at St. John the Evangelist in Duluth as part of the 40 Hours Devotion. ... Read More »

A Christmas Message from Bishop Daniel

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

Dear Brothers and Sisters, 

Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King! The words to this favorite Christmas hymn really say (sing) it all. First of all, what is the joy that is brought into the world? Well, in this case, it is not ... Read More »

Bishop Daniel Felton: Poem from Father Fruth speaks to our hearts when we grieve at Christmas

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

Dear Brothers and Sisters,  Bishop Daniel FeltonBelieve in the Good News

As we approach this great Feast of Christmas, the divine mystery that is unfolding is so deep and wide that it will carry us through Christmas Day, then the Christmas Octave, then the 12 Days of Christmas, and ... Read More »

Ask Father Mike: How can I overcome a problem with pride?

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

I have a problem with pride. It seems to me that it is one of my more serious faults. What do I do?  Father Michael SchmitzAsk Father Mike

This is a fantastic question. In fact, one of the first requirements for attacking pride is acknowledging its existence. 

Pride is ... Read More »