St. Mary & St. Joseph Catholic Churches

St. Mary's 

Sunday: Confession 8:00 am Mass 8:30 am 

Daily Masses are cancelled until Tuesday November 14th.

St. Joseph's

Saturday: Confession 4:30 pm Mass 5:00 pm


Our Photo Dates are - St. Mary: Tuesday, November 14 | St. Charles: Wednesday, November 15

To schedule your photography appointment online, simply click the image above. Enter mn413 in the Church Code field and enter photos in the Church Password field. Note: Church Code and Password are case sensitive. Follow the prompts to schedule your family's appointment time. The online scheduling option is not available Saturday or Sunday because we will be doing paper sign-ups at church on selected weekends.

Appointments fill up quickly, so schedule as soon as possible to secure your preferred time. You can be photographed at either location!

We all need prayer. Our priest needs prayer too! We are starting a group in our parish cluster to offer Holy Hours for Father KK. It is a simple structure designed by the Seven Sisters Apostolate. All we need are seven women to get this started. Click the logo above to visit their website and learn more. If you are interested please contact the parish office at 218-246-8582

Online giving is now available through WeShare. Donating is simple, safe, and secure and takes less than five minutes.

You’ll be able to give to any of our collections and view complete financial records at any time. Set up a one-time or recurring donation by following these three easy steps:

  1. Click on the Online Giving link.
  2. Select the collection you wish to donate to and click to make a donation.
  3. Enter your payment information.

40 Days for Life

"Never tire of firmly speaking out in defense of life from conception. Christ is with you: BE NOT AFRAID." St. Pope John Paul II.

Precious babies continue to loose thier lives in their mothers' wombs, and newly pregnant moms often recieve misinformation. Abortions happen weekly in the "WE Building for Women" Abortion Clinic in Duluth. From September 27 - November 5, 2023 you are invited to participate and support 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil and Fasting to End Abortion. You are needed to give public witness by peacefully praying from 7am-7pm at 32 E First Street. Duluth, MN 55802. Parishes are also strongly encouraged to take on a block of time, each week, for several hours or for half-day. You can sign up for pray hours/blocks at or contact Kathy Cory-Whitmyer BSN, RN at [email protected] or 218-390-8560. God's innocent little children need our prayers and voices. 

Click Bishop Felton's picture for a link to his UCA YouTube video!


Office Hours

Monday: Parish Office Closed

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Father KK


Liann Bommersbach

Administrative Assistant/Director of Religious Education

St. Mary's

St. Joseph

Diocese News

Meet our seminarians: John Paul Narog 

What seminary are you attending and where are you in the formation process?

John Paul Narog

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Editorial: Marriage season is here

Amid all the splendor of a northern Minnesota summer, don’t miss one of its most beautiful aspects: weddings. It’s the time of year many couples choose to begin their lives together. 

In our diocesan vocations prayer, alongside vocations to the priesthood, consecrated life, and permanent diaconate, we pray so often at Masses for an increase in “holy marriages in our diocese.” Society is undergoing a crisis of marriage and family. But it’s also true that the sacrament of marriage brings hope to society. 

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Interfaith advocacy for the poor and vulnerable makes an impact in 2023

Inside the Capitol 

Catholic social teaching espouses a preferential option for the poor and vulnerable. In the public policy context, this means that policies should first be evaluated based on how they will affect those most in distress (Matthew 25). It also means that addressing the needs of the poor and vulnerable should be one of the most important priorities in the legislative process, at whatever level of government. 

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Wednesday of the First Week in Lent

Reading 1 Jon 3:1-10

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Tuesday of the First Week of Lent

Reading 1 Is 55:10-11

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Monday of the First Week of Lent

Reading 1 Lv 19:1-2, 11-18

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