Welcome to St. Mary Star of the Sea

Mass Schedule:

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

Turkey Bingo Next Sunday

Fr. Peter Muhich Turkey Bingo will be held once again on Sunday, November 17th at St. Mary Star of the Sea.  Hot dog and sloppy joe lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and BINGO begins at 1:00 p.m.  30 games are played for 20 turkeys and gift cards.  There will also be a silent auction and Christmas stocking raffle.  All are welcome to this fun event and important fundraiser for St. Mary Star of the Sea parish.


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Welcome to Fr. Paul Strommer

Fr. Paul is our new Associate Pastor at the Cathedral and St. Mary Star of the Sea.  Fr. Paul discerned his vocation while a student at UMD and spent his first years of priesthood at St. Francis parish in Brainerd. Please welcome him to our community! Read on to learn more about Fr. Paul.

Bible Study- Gospel of Matthew

Please join us for a 24 week in-depth study of the Gospel of Matthew from the Great Adventure Bible Series by Jeff Cavins.  The first half of the series (through January) will be held at St. Mary Star of the Sea and the second half  (through April) will be held at St. Ben’s.   The study meets Tuesdays from 6-8 PM beginning October 29 and the cost is $35.  Register at  www.stbensduluth.org/matthew. 



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.  If you have a Symbolon account already, your access number will work to set up your new account at formed.org.  Please call the Parish Office with any questions about Formed, 218-728-3646. 

Parish Photo Album

  • Farewell, Deacon Dick!
  • Farewell, Deacon Dick!
  • Farewell, Deacon Dick!
  • Farewell, Deacon Dick!
  • We will miss you!

Parish Office

Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

325 E. 3rd Street
Duluth MN 55805
(driving instructions here)

Phone 218-722-3078

St. Mary Star of the Sea

  • St. Mary Star of the Sea Sanctuary
  • Holy Innocents Perpetual Adoration Chapel

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Diocese of Duluth News

Plan to resolve diocesan bankruptcy receives final court approval

Bankruptcy Judge Robert Kressel of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District Court of Minnesota has approved today a $39.2 million agreement between victims-survivors of clergy sexual abuse and the Diocese of Duluth.

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Retired Bishop Kinney dies; recalled as 'kind, gracious pastoral leader'

Retired Bishop John F. Kinney of St. Cloud died Sept. 27 at Quiet Oaks Hospice in St. Augusta. He was 82.

Retired Bishop John F. Kinney of St. Cloud, Minn., died at age 82 Sept. 27, 2019, at Quiet Oaks Hospice in St. Augusta. Bishop Kinney is pictured concelebrating Mass at the Vatican March 6. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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Warmhearted stories, deeply felt prayers mark Archbishop Flynn's funeral

A funeral Mass attended by more than 2,000 people, including a dozen bishops and a U.S. cardinal, hundreds of laypeople, priests, seminarians, religious brothers and sisters, was made intimate by warmhearted stories and heartfelt prayers for the late Archbishop Harry J. Flynn of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

Jon and Maria O'Malley of St. Michael's Parish in Stillwater, Minn., and their infant daughter, Mollie, stand over the casket of retired Archbishop Harry J. Flynn of St . Paul and Minneapolis before his funeral Mass Sept. 30, at the Cathedral of St. Paul. The couple adopted six children from Ethiopia, and Archbishop Flynn baptized four of them in 2007. The retired archbishop died Sept. 22, in St. Paul at age 86. (CNS photo/Dave Hrbacek, Catholic Spirit)

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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.