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)
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From the Vatican
Pope Mexico: Bishop Raul Vera Lopez on the legacy of Bishop Samuel Ruiz
(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
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
Inspired 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.
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.
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.
Liturgical Minister Xpress Access
Liturgical Ministers, please use the button here to access the most current Liturgical Ministry schedule. Link to Altar Server schedule is here.
New Altar Server Schedule
The Altar Server Schedule Advent through Palm Sunday here.
Cathedral Cares Fund
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 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 formed.org. Please call Jack at the Parish Office with any questions about Formed, 218-728-3646.
02/09/16 4:32 pm
“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
02/09/16 3:58 pm
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
01/29/16 11:03 am
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