The Northern Cross

Diocesan plans for Eucharistic Revival events take shape

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

By Deacon Kyle Eller The Northern Cross 

Plans are taking shape for how the Diocese of Duluth will be carrying out the remaining phases of the three-year Eucharistic Revival begun by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in 2022. 

Father Seth Gogolin, the diocesan vicar general, who is helping to ... Read More »

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage connects Catholics across U.S. to 2024 Congress 

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

By Maria Wiering OSV News 

Mike Wavra thinks of the 2024 National Eucharistic Pilgrimage as “an opportunity to walk with the Lord.” 

He and his wife, Cindi, both 65-year-old retirees, plan to join the pilgrimage at its northern launch point in Minnesota in May 2024, and then walk for about ... Read More »

Bishop Robert Barron: ‘Mrs. Davis’ and getting off the grid 

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

By Bishop Robert Barron Word on Fire 

“Mrs. Davis,” currently streaming on the Peacock network, is my favorite show. It is quirky as all get out, featuring a quest for the Holy Grail, an imprisoned pope, a journey inside the intestines of a whale, an exploding head (don’t ask), and a ... Read More »

Inside the Capitol: Your work in the vineyard must continue! 

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

In the face of adversity, all of us in the church must keep tilling the soil so that good things will grow and be ready to harvest from our Capitol.  Good seeds are growing 

Great growth is happening to support the poor and vulnerable in Minnesota due in part ... Read More »

Schools: Support for Marquette’s next chapter echoes our history

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By Lisa Kvas Guest columnist 

At the turn of the 20th century, the Iron Range region of Minnesota experienced a dramatic change in its demographic, cultural, and economic landscape with the launch of the mining industry. Immigrants from 43 different nations came to the area in pursuit of a better ... Read More »

Schools in brief

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Summer program 

Registration is open for the Stella Maris Sentinel summer program. This is a faith-filled, weekly-themed camp for children who are enrolled in pre-K to fifth grade for the fall of 2023. Children will attend Mass, have theme-specific activities and field trips, take part in service opportunities, and ... Read More »

Days gone by 

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

75 years ago — June 1948 

The diocese hosted Louis Budenz, a former member of the Communist Central Committee, to speak at the Duluth Armory and in Hibbing. Budenz quit the Communist Party and returned to the Catholic Church in 1945. He attributed his return to the intercession of ... Read More »


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June 2023

Bridges of Hope of Minnesota, through Operation Sandwich, provides much needed meals to students in the Brainerd Lakes Area facing summer hunger. With help from their partners, grocery bags are available for pick-up once per week, with each bag containing five days’ worth of bread, peanut butter, ... Read More »

Life news in brief

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Family Camp 

The third annual Catholic Family Camp weekend will be held July 28-30. Join other Catholic families in the Diocese of Duluth for family fun at Big Sandy Camp in McGregor. Find more information and register at  Engaged Weekend 

An in-person Engaged Weekend is scheduled for June ... Read More »


Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

June 2023 Mass on TV  The Diocese of Duluth sponsors a televised Mass at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., on WDIO-Duluth and WIRT-Hibbing. Donations are welcome and can be sent to TV Mass, 2830 E. Fourth ... Read More »