The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary 

Morning Mass: Monday through Friday 7:00 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 Francis: Sowing Divisions is a Sickness in the Church

Pope 0904152015-09-04 (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis says sowing divisions and discord is a sickness within the Church and described a person who indulges in gossip as like a terrorist who throws bombs. His comments came during his homily at his Friday (4th September) Mass in the Santa Marta residence. Read More

Fr. Peter's Post

125th Anniversary of the Diocese: Procession/Mass Sept 12th

Fr. Peter Muhich

The Diocese of Duluth is celebrating its 125th Anniversary with a special Eucharistic Procession & Mass led by Bishop Sirba. The procession will start at the Cathedral and end at the DECC where a special Mass will be celebrated. The event is meant to bring together people from across the diocese to celebrate our Catholic faith. There will be no 4:30 Mass that day at the Cathedral and St. Mary Star of the Sea to encourage your attendance at the Mass at the DECC. Our Cathedral parish will be providing a hot dog lunch for those who are present for the beginning of the procession at Noon. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend! Read more posts here.

Pick up Your 125th Tee This Weekend

125th TeeIf you purchased a tee shirt for the 125th Anniversary Procession, you can pick it up after all Masses at the Cathedral this weekend.  See you next Saturday for the Procession!  More information about the procession 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.LitMin

New Altar Server Schedule

The Altar Server Schedule from January through the beginning of September is posted here.

Cathedral Cares Fund

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 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.

Join Fr. Peter & Fr. Tony in the Holy Land

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Join me and Fr. Tony Wroblewski on a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land in January 2016.  The 11-day pilgrimage to the places of Our Lord’s birth, ministry, death, and resurrection will take place January 4-14, 2016.  This will be a guided tour with daily Mass and times of reflection as well as time for making new friends and time for enjoying the beauty and bounty of the Holy Land.  Brochures with detailed information are available in church and at the parish office.  Space is limited to 40 and we have 36 paid reservations, so don’t wait if you are planning on making this pilgrimage.  Call the Cathedral parish office 728-3646.  Color brouchure is available here.

Symbolon Registration

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We are introducing the parishes to the Symbolon which is a faith formation program available to every parishioner on-line.  This means that you can have access to a program that will help you know the Catholic faith, live it and be able to talk about it with others.

To register, click here.

If you have any questions about this program, please call Jack at 218.728.3646




Parish Office Hours

Monday -Thurs: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

2801 East 4th Street
Duluth, MN 55812
(driving instructions here)

Phone: 218-728-3646

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  • New Catholics were welcomed at the Easter Vigil
  • New Catholics were welcomed at the Easter Vigil
  • Easter 2015 at the Cathedral
  • New Catholics were welcomed at the Easter Vigil
  • New Catholics were welcomed at the Easter Vigil
  • Summer at the Cathedral
  • Our Lady of Sorrow statue
  • New Catholics were welcomed at the Easter Vigil
  • Organ pipes with Rose Window
  • Baptistry
  • Mary Icon in the Bishop's Chapel
  • Queen of Angels Mosaic
  • St. Matthew Reliquary


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Diocese News

Media coverage of pope's gesture on confession causing confusion

Yesterday, Pope Francis announced that during the Year of Mercy, which runs from Dec. 8, 2015 to Nov. 20, 2016, he is granting all priests “the discretion to absolve of the sin of abortion those who have procured it and who, with contrite heart, seek forgiveness for it.” You can read a Catholic News Service stories here and here that explain it in greater detail.

Unfortunately, largely due to the complicated meaning of that gesture in Church law, some of the media coverage has been terribly inaccurate and has ended up causing confusion and pain — including for some of the very people this gesture was intended to help.

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Bishop Paul Sirba: Come walk with Jesus Sept. 12 for our 125th anniversary

Consider yourself invited! We are preparing for a great day. The celebration of “125 Years, Our Story, Our Faith” culminates with a Eucharistic Procession from the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary to the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center (DECC).

Every person is important and everyone is invited to give thanks to Almighty God for his goodness to us. We are a Eucharistic people, and so we give thanks to God.

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Here’s Pope Francis’ schedule for the Jubilee of Mercy

Catholic News Agency/EWTN News — Twelve prominent events, each with the participation of Pope Francis, have been scheduled in Rome for the upcoming Jubilee of Mercy, and CNA was able to glance at details of their programs.

The 12 big events of the Jubilee of Mercy will be: 24 hours for the Lord, a day-long period of Eucharistic adoration; To Dry the Tears, a prayer vigil; and jubilees centered on pilgrimage workers; the sick and disabled; catechists; deacons; teenagers; priests; volunteers of mercy; the Curia; Mary; and Divine Mercy spirituality.

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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.