Diocese of Duluth News
- God’s Gift to Every Body is an annual event put on by the Diocese of Superior Respect Life Office at WITC in Superior. This year’s theme on Saturday, September 29th, is “There’s a Hole in Our Soul.” Vicki Thorn, founder of Project Rachel, will speak on the complementarity of men and women, the biochemistry of sex, the problems of the sexual revolution, and the fascinating science of attraction. Fr. David Neuschwander will speak on love, our first vocation. $30 for adults, $10 for students. Registration & sponsor opportunities available at www.catholicdos.org/gods-gift-1.
- 2018 Anniversary Mass & Dinner: Couples celebrating a marriage year milestone of 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 60 or more are invited to our 5th annual Anniversary Mass & Dinner on October 6 with Bishop Sirba. The event sponsored by the Diocese of Duluth Office of Marriage, Family and Life will begin with 5:00 pm Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady with FREE dinner to follow at Holy Rosary School for the celebrating couples (there is a charge for additional family members). All are welcome to Mass; space for dinner is limited to the first 150 registered. Registration can be found at www.dioceseduluth.org . Registration ends September 30th. Questions can be directed to Betsy Kneepkens at 218-724-9111
- The Duluth Diocese Council of Catholic Women will have their fall conference at St. Anthony Parish in Ely MN October 9th beginning at 8:30 a.m. The cost will be $20.00. We are asking each parish to bring a silent auction item. We will have reports from the Pittsburgh NCCW Conference. We will have a guest speaker, Dale Robinson from the Twin Cities. Dale lost his mother at the ago of 4 and his father at the age of 7. He has weathered the loss of his job, foreclosure of his house and difficult family issues. His faith is rock solid. He trusts in God's Providence unwaveringly. He has a knack for gleaning lessons from his life experience, weaving together faith, common sense and humor. His message resonates with parents and grandparents with youth today. His examples are filled with practical wisdom, hope and truth. He is from Greeley CO where he grew up with his parents cousin and his wife, who took him and his sister in when they lost their parents. His wife is also very active in their parish and currently holds a staff position. We will have a report from Dr. Fr. Fruth and have closing prayer at 3:00. p.m.
The 13th Annual Diocesan Assembly will be held Saturday, October 13th at Marshall School in Duluth. Colin MacIver, international speaker from Ascension Press, will present “Made in His Image…Made for Love.” 50 Years after Humanae Vitae, rediscover God’s plan for love. Registration will open soon at www.dioceseduluth.org.