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  • Built Upon a Rock Fest: The 3rd annual Built Upon a Rock Fest will be held in Duluth on Saturday, September 14, featuring Mass with Bishop Sirba at the Cathedral, Confessions throughout the evening, free food, awesome music, and tons of fun! Visit www.builtuponarockfest.com for details.

  • Anniversary Mass and Dinner: Saturday, September 28, couples from the Diocese of Duluth celebrating their marriage milestone of 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 or more are invited to our 6th annual Anniversary Mass and Dinner. All are welcome at Mass at 5:00 PM at the Cathedral, but dinner seating is limited to those who reserve in advance limited to the first 125. Dinner is free for celebrating couples and additional family members are $10 ($15 after September 16). For more information visit www.dioceseduluth.org  department of Marriage and Family Life or call 218-724-9111.

  • Weekend for the Engaged: The last scheduled Weekend for the Engaged in 2019 will be held Oct. 26th and 27th in Hibbing at Blessed Sacrament Parish. Couples desiring to marry in the Diocese of Duluth need to attend this weekend as part of their preparation and discernment before receiving the Sacrament of Matrimony. Information on this weekend can be obtained by going to www.dioceseduluth.org/marriage-and-family-life> Weekend for the Engaged. Registration is limited and is available on a first come first service basis. The 2020 schedule starts up again in February of 2020.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact Betsy Kneepkens 218-724-9111 or [email protected] 

  • United Catholic Appeal 2019: Our annual UCA collection for the Diocese of Duluth began the first weekend in May! Make your gift via the envelope mailed to your home, at www.dioceseduluth.org, or using your monthly envelope. Assessments are $44,488 for St. Anthony and $14,474 for St. Pius X. We make this yearly contribution to the Diocese to help fund all the many events, services, and programs that the Diocesan staff plans, staffs, and organizes throughout the Diocese of Duluth each year. Along with events such as the Men’s and Women’s Conferences, Camp Survive for middle school youth, TOBIT for high school youth, UCA also helps fund The Northern Cross monthly distribution, annulment costs, bookkeeper training and continuing education, emergency assistance to families through the Social Apostolate office, the Newman Center, and the Sunday TV Masses. When you give to UCA, you are giving to our Catholic family in our parishes and throughout the entire Diocese of Duluth. 

  • Star of the North Maternity Home: Our Together for Life Northland Collaborative members are convinced more than ever that, with your meaningful help, we are collectively laying the groundwork for what will soon be a much-needed and long-overdue Christian home for pregnant women. We are Duluth are hopeful to be opening the maternity home in the spring of 2019. It is vital that we expand our outreach and share our vision with new people and organization that also care deeply about helping women and their babies. One way to help us reach our goal is to share information from our website to your friends on social media or through email. We have a video link from our banquet that includes Rusty’s Keynote and Fr. Ryan’s Financial Appeal, photos from our wonderful “Slice of Heaven” evening together, and more! Visit us at www.TogetherForLifeNorthland.org. You can also help by joining us on our TFLN Facebook site Facebook/com/TogetherForLifeNorthlandOrg.