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Weekday Masses: 7:00 AM
(No 7:00 AM on Wednesdays)
School Mass: 9:00 AM Wednesday
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: No to Ecclesial Elites Who Privatize the Faith

Pope 0129152015-01-29 (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis says ecclesial elites who form cliques and scorn others are privatizing the faith and not following the way of Jesus.  His words came during his homily at morning Mass on Thursday celebrated in the Santa Marta residence. Read More 

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This Week is Catholic Schools Week

Fr. Peter

We are observing “Catholic Schools Week” this week, celebrating the great gift that Holy Rosary School is to our community.  Catholic schools are well known for their academic excellence and for educating the whole student:  body, mind, and soul.  I am grateful to be pastor a Catholic school. Read More




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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

Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week logoEvents Coming Up for Catholic Schools Week

Calling HRS alumni: the annual Alumni Breakfast is set for Wednesday, January 28th from 7:00-8:30 am in the gym.  Come and catch up with teachers and friends during Catholic Schools Week!

HRS 19th Dinner & Auction Friday, Jan 30th, 5:30 PM-Greysolon Ballroom Downtown

New Altar Server Schedule

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

Made for More Discussion Group

Made for More coverWe handed out copies of the book Made for More at the Christmas Masses this year.  We are having a discussion group to share insights and try to tackle some of the tough questions like:  "Why am I here?"  The group meets Wednesdays from Jan 7th - Feb 11th with a light supper served at 5:30 PM and discussion from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM in the Multi-Purpose Room.  There will be copies of the book available at the 1st meeting.  If you need more info, please call the Parish Office at 218-728-3646

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

Cathedral Cares Fund

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

Throughout the holiday season this year the CCF is inviting you to Change the World. Contribution of your pocket change will help "change" the holiday season for needy families in Duluth parishes.  Please drop your change in the "coin racer" in the narthex, or you can write a check to the Cathedral Cares Fund, and put it in one of the "colorful" envelopes in the pews or just drop a check in the collection with Cathedral Cares written on the memo line.  Learn more about the CCF here.

Office Hours

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

2801 East 4th Street
Duluth, MN 55812
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Phone: 218-728-3646

Help Wanted

Coordinator of Youth Evangelization.  Must be able to disciple adult leaders and equip them to disciple youth in the Cathedral parish.  The Coordinator will be responsible for faith formation for high school students and confirmation candidates.  Experience in evangelization and discipleship necessary.  Ministry degree preferred.  The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary parish has 850 registered families.  We are offering a salary in the mid 30’s with benefits.  Job to start summer of 2015.  Send resume and cover letter to: Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, 2801 East 4th Street, Duluth MN 55812.   

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.


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Diocese of Duluth News

Catholics join in marking 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

By Jonathan Luxmoore / Catholic News Service Catholic leaders joined in commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, where 1.2 million mostly Jewish prisoners were killed by the Nazis during World War II.

When we ask how God was present in the hell of Auschwitz, we must remember Gods last word is one of peace, said Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow, Poland.

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Pope to dads: Play with your kids, be strong, loving, moral role models

By Carol Glatz / Catholic News Service When their lives are all work and no play, men turn their children into orphans who lack a father to guide them, show them love and teach them values, Pope Francis said.

They are orphans in a family because their fathers are often absent, also physically, from home, but above all because when they are home they dont act like fathers, they dont dialogue with their children, they dont fulfill their role as educators, they dont give their children, by way of their example and their words, those principles, values and rules of life that they need like bread, he said.

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Washington priest on road to sainthood devoted to aiding poor children

By Mark Zimmermann / Catholic News Service As a boy growing up in his native Washington, Aloysius Schwartz dreamed of becoming a missionary priest and serving the poor.

As a man, Msgr. Aloysius Schwartz did just that, founding an order of religious sisters, the Sisters of Mary who joined him in bringing an education, housing and job training to thousands of orphans and street children, and hospitals for the poor in South Korea and the Philippines, work that expanded to Mexico before he died of Lou Gehrigs disease in 1992 at the age of 61.

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