Knights of Columbus Itasca Council 2840 raised $36,000 to purchase an ultrasound machine for the local pregnancy care center in Deer River. Monies were donated by the Brother Knights above and beyond their usual donations to churches, pro-life organizations, and other worthy causes in their area and statewide. Pictured from left to right are New Beginnings representative Deacon Steve Schuler; Father Blake Rozier; Greg Johnson; Faithful Navigator David Andrews Jr.; and Grand Knight Justin Linnell.
On Sunday, May 28, ABC will be airing the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. This will preempt the regularly scheduled televised Mass from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The Mass will air at 12:30 p.m. instead.
|Father Seth Gogolin, pastor of St. Benedict in Duluth, holds the ritual book as Bishop Daniel Felton blessed refurbished stained glass windows at the parish April 23. (Photo courtesy of Buzzy Winter)|
Bishop Daniel Felton celebrated Mass at St. Benedict Church in Duluth April 23 and then took time after Mass to bless a set of stained glass windows that had fallen into disrepair and have recently been refurbished and reinstalled. The windows were salvaged from St. Clement in Duluth after it closed and were originally installed when the gathering space at St. Benedict was constructed.
(Photos courtesy of John Paul Narog)
Bishop Daniel Felton was a concelebrant at Mass for the dedication of a new chapel at St. John Vianney Seminary in St. Paul. Archbishop Bernard Hebda of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was the main celebrant at the Mass, at which benefactors and sponsors of the new chapel were present in the congregation. The senior class at St. John Vianney served for the liturgy that took place on Thursday, April 20.
Father Brandon Moravitz, pastor of Holy Spirit Church in Virginia and Marquette School, celebrates Mass at the school’s new building. All the parish’s weekend Masses for the weekend of April 22-23 were celebrated at the new $4.9 million school building in Virginia, formerly leased by Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The purchase of the site was announced Jan. 28.
The Office of Catechesis would like to thank the CREED fund for the generous support of the work of catechesis and evangelization in the diocese, and especially for providing the following grants in this past fiscal year, 2022-23:
Catholic United Financial, a member-owned, not-for-profit financial services company, is pleased to announce that Renee Brod will be the new lead director of the Catholic United Financial board of directors. Brod will replace Robert “Bob” Krattenmaker, who will be retiring from the board at the end of this year, due to term limits. Krattenmaker served on the board for 13 years and Catholic United Financial is grateful for his service. Brod has been a member of Catholic United Financial for over 35 years, with roots in the German/Czech Catholic community of New Prague. She and fellow Catholic United Financial board member, Jean Hart, are both alums from St. Catherine University in St. Paul. Brod comes with considerable experience in corporate business and leadership.