Welcome to St. Mary Star of the Sea
Mon thru Fri 12:10 PM
Saturday 4:00 PM
Sunday 9:15 AM
Confessions Mon thru Fri 11:30 AM – 12:00 Noon
Saturday 3:00 - 3:45 PM
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Fr. Peter's Post
Annual Trip to a Twins Game
We will once again be taking a trip to beautiful Target Field to take in a TWINS game this summer. The date for this fun parish outing for all ages is Sunday August 20th. Mark your calendars and reserve your spot. We will leave after the 8:00 Mass (at the Cathedral) from the Holy Rosary School parking lot. Call the Cathedral Parish Office 218-728-3646 to sign up. Read more posts here.
Veneration of Our Lady of Fatima
Veneration of Our Blessed Mother will be held every month (on the 13th of the month) during this Centennial of Her appearance at Fatima. We will have more details about next month's special veneration here. We invite you to make some time to pray the rosary and pray to Our Blessed Mother.
Read more about the July, 1917 Appearance here.
Pope Francis has granted a plenary indulgence opportunity for the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions throughout the centennial year read more here.
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
325 E. 3rd Street
Duluth MN 55805
(driving instructions here)
Fall Market Vendors Wanted!
Local crafters and vendors are wanted for the fall market at St. Mary Star of the Sea, Saturday, Oct. 21st, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Tables rent for $20. Registration and more information here.
Register for Stella Maris Academy
Holy Rosary Campus (preK-4)
St. James Campus (preK-8)
St. John’s Campus (5-8)
Interested in a tour? All campuses will be hosting “Welcome Wednesday” open house events. Each Wednesday morning, the campuses will be open for tours and information. If you would like to request another time for a tour, please contact the campus to make other arrangements.
Holy Rosary: Welcome Wednesday (8:00 – 9:00 AM)
St. James: Welcome Wednesday (9:30 – 10:30 AM)
St. John’s: Welcome Wednesday (9:00 – 10:00 AM)
More information on Stella Maris Academy is available 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.
Diocese News from The Northern Cross
07/12/17 6:00 am
Question: My son and his wife have been married nine years and have four children. His wife homeschools their children and wants three more kids, but my son is exhausted when he gets home, and his wife expects him to “take over” while she “takes a break.” She says that the church demands that they have more children. I would support my son if this was all too much and he asked for a divorce.
Answer: Thank you for reaching out and asking this question. There are many factors at play here, and clearly there is a lot here that I am unaware of. Since I do not know your son or his wife, I am only able to make a couple of assumptions. What I will offer you is based off of these assumptions, so please keep that in mind when you read these words.Read More
07/12/17 5:51 am
How do Christians respond to persecution? I refer you to an excellent report prepared in partnership with the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture, the Religious Freedom Institute, and Georgetown University’s Religious Freedom Research Project. Aid to the Church in Need closely collaborated as well.
“Under Caesar’s Sword: Christian Response to Persecution” is a project that began in 2014 involving world class scholars and first-hand research on Christian responses to persecution in 25 countries. There is a great video documentary accessible on the project’s website, ucs.nd.edu.Read More
07/12/17 5:09 am
Some people consider philosophical arguments about God’s existence a dry, pointless exercise unlikely to convince anyone.
I’m not one of those people — I have no right to be, given that God used those kinds of debates in my own faith journey quite dramatically.Read More
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.