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January 2020
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‘Jesus Christ was the center of his life’: Bishop Paul Sirba laid to rest

Father Joseph Sirba“My brother loved the Lord. Jesus Christ was the center of his life.”

Father Joseph Sirba, pastor of St. Patrick in Hinckley and St. Luke in Sandstone, said in his funeral homily Dec. 6 that everyone was stunned to learn that his brother, Bishop Paul Sirba, ninth bishop of the Diocese of Duluth, had died Dec. 1. Read more >>

Paul Sever ordained a deacon

Paul Sever was ordained a permanent deacon by Bishop Paul Sirba Sunday, Nov. 24, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary. Read more >>

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