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  • Fourth Annual Anniversary Mass & Luncheon: Couples from the Diocese of Duluth that are celebrating the marriage milestone of  10, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50, 60 and beyond …. are invited to our fourth annual Anniversary Mass and Luncheon on Sunday,  October 22nd.   Mass will be at 10:30 p.m. with Bishop Sirba and lunch will follow at Holy Rosary School, 2802 E. Fourth Street, Duluth.  All are welcome at Mass, but space for lunch is limited to the first 150 who reserve a space. The lunch will be free for the celebrating couples however additional family members are $10/person.  The cost per family member will increase to $15 per person on October 9th and all reservations for lunch close on Monday, Oct. 16th.   For more information, please go to the Diocese of Duluth website at http://www.dioceseduluth.org/. 
  • Virginia Deanery Council of Catholic Women Fall Meeting: Tuesday, October 24, at Holy Rosary Church in Aurora. "Memoir Writing with Jim Koepke". RSVP to Marie at 229-3639 or maryfranceshughes@msn.com. 

    All women of the Deanery are Welcome! Come and learn how to write memoirs, how to record one's life history, and specifics about how to structure and organize memoir writing. Bring paper and a pen. There will be time for questions following the presentation.  

  • The Daughter of St. Gianna, Gianna Emanuela coming to DULUTH: St. John’s Evangelist Church with support from the Office of Marriage and Family Life for the Diocese of Duluth is sponsoring a visit from  Gianna Emanuela the daughter of St. Gianna Beretta Molla  who is hoping to restore the  holy places of Saint Gianna’s Life and establish “The Saint Gianna Beretta Molla International Center”  a place of prayer, study and spirituality for all pilgrims to enjoy.  She will give a talk on Monday, October 30th after a 6:30 pm Mass at St. John’s in Duluth. The purpose of this event is to raise funds to help support Gianna Emanuela’s work to restore these holy places.  Although this event is free, attendees will be encouraged to generously support this cause.
  • Adult Faith Formation Program:  This is a great opportunity for Adult Faith Formation, held in 5 different locations throughout the diocese, for all catechetical leaders, catechists, and parishioners. Sessions will be held one Saturday a month for five months, beginning in November.  The first sessions are: November 4 – Virginia  November 11 – Brainerd, Duluth, Grand Rapids, Hinckley . Additional information and registration at: http://www.dioceseduluth.org/adult-faith-formation