The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary 


Weekdays 7:00 AM Except Wednesday
Wednesday School Mass at 9:00 AM

Saturday Mass: 4:30 PM
Sunday Masses: 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM

Confession: Saturday 10:30-11:30 AM (and by appointment)

Find us on a map here

From the Vatican

Pope Mexico: Bishop Raul Vera Lopez on the legacy of Bishop Samuel Ruiz

Pope 021216(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis took off from Rome’s Fiumicino airport this morning on an Apostolic visit to Mexico. While there he will celebrate Mass in the Basilica of Guadalupe, meet with families and young people and there will  be  a Meeting with the World of Culture. He will also make a visit to city of San Cristóbal de Las Casas and celebrate Holy Mass with the indigenous community of Chiapas. Read More

Fr. Peter's Post

Lenten Stations of the Cross & Soup Suppers in Our Parishes

Fr. Peter Muhich

We will make the Station of the Cross on Wednesdays and Fridays in our cluster of parishes.  At the Cathedral Stations of the Cross will take place on Wednesdays at 5:30 PM with Soup Supper to follow at 6:00 PM.  At St Mary Star of the Sea Stations will take place at 6:00 PM Wednesdays with Soup Supper and Program to follow.  At Our Lady of Mercy Stations of the Cross will take place on Fridays at 6:00 PM. Read more posts here.

Holy Rosary/St. John's School Partnership Progress

The Catholic communities of Holy Rosary and St. John's are pursuing a school partnership designed to greatly enhance our Catholic faith based education in Duluth.  With this partnership, we hope to increase enrollment, operate more efficiently and build a foundation to expand Catholic education. More information here

"The Edge" and "The Deep" Service Projects/Calendar

YOM logoInspired by the Jubilee Year of Mercy that Pope Francis has called, for many weeks we have been planning how we are to live out our promises as Catholic Christians in loving service to our neighbor.

The service projects that follow are common for each small group and will help serve our local impoverished teens as well as meeting the global need of poverty leading to unclean water, hunger, and homelessness. Read more here.

Religious Education Calendar for January and February 2016 here.

Office Hours

Cathedral Parish Office Hours

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Office Phone: 218-728-3646

Contact us here.




View all events »

Photo Albums

  • Bishop Paul Sirba opened "The Door of Mercy" at the Cathedral
  • Fr. Peter and "The Dads" hot lunch crew October
  • Diocese 125th Anniversary Procession
  • Diocese 125th Anniversary Procession leaves the Cathedral.
  • Holy Donuts in Sept.
  • New Catholics were welcomed at the Easter Vigil
  • Our Lady of Sorrow statue
  • Organ pipes with Rose Window
  • Baptistry
  • Mary Icon in the Bishop's Chapel
  • Queen of Angels Mosaic
  • St. Matthew Reliquary

Sacrament of Reconciliation Guide

 This .pdf from the Knights of Columbus lists the steps on how to go to confession and includes an Examination of Conscience that should be undertaken in preparing for reconciliation.  Download .pdf here.


  • Sun, Feb 14th

  • Sun, Feb 7th
Older Publications »

Liturgical Minister Xpress Access

Liturgical Ministers, please use the button here to access the most current Liturgical Ministry schedule.  Link to Altar ServerLitMin schedule is here.


New Altar Server Schedule

The Altar Server Schedule Advent through Palm Sunday here.

Cathedral Cares Fund

CCF Logo

 The Cathedral Cares Fund is helping do Christ’s work in our community. 

The money that you put in the colorful envelopes in the pews helps feed the hungry, clothe the naked and protect life. Learn more about the CCF here.


Formed logo

Formed is a dynamic on line offering of programs, movies, audio and books that are available FREE to parish members.  Formed includes the Symbolon program and much more.  To get Formed, click here and an access code will be sent to you.  If you have a Symbolon account already, your access number will work to set up your new account at  Please call Jack at the Parish Office with any questions about Formed, 218-728-3646. 

Fr. Eli's Homilies

Diocese News

Father Paul Larson — ‘one of our diocesan characters’ — dies unexpectedly

“Father Paul, or ‘Parson Larson,’ as we sometimes called him, was one of our diocesan characters,” said Father William Graham, in Father Paul J. Larson’s funeral homily at Blessed Sacrament Church in Hibbing Jan. 25.

“Often, when Paul would speak or even just appear, one of us priests would turn to another and say, ‘And you thought all the characters were dead.’ You can’t say exactly what a character is, but you know one when you see him. And one of the endearing qualities of characters is that as much as we love them, we often find them exasperating in almost equal measure.”

Read More

Bishop Paul Sirba: Here are some special opportunities for confession, mercy

 Woven into the fabric of this life’s Lent is the need for mercy. Always this is so, but Pope Francis is asking us to learn the meaning of mercy by tasting it.

An example of lived mercy was the recent day of Prayer and Reparation for a Culture of Violence. When a series of undercover videos revealed a Planned Parenthood official discussing the harvesting and sale of tissues and organs from aborted children, people’s consciences were rightly shocked. The question left to people of good will was, “What to do?”

Read More

More than 1,000 missionaries of mercy will serve during jubilee

More than 1,000 "missionaries of mercy" from all over the world will receive a special mandate from Pope Francis to preach and teach about God's mercy, said Archbishop Rino Fisichella.

About 700 of the missionaries who were chosen by Pope Francis will be in Rome to receive their special mandate in person during an Ash Wednesday ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica Feb. 10, said the president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization, the office organizing events for the Year of Mercy.

Read More

Holy Rosary School (JOY)