Upcoming Events
We offer events throughout the week! Join us for Mass, and Adoration. Save the date for upcoming retreats.
Events Calendar

Seeds of Faith
Please, help us grow, to become a “city upon a hill” as a Catholic community in Duluth, MN
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Start the 2024 Year Strong
Listen to both “The Catechism in a Year” on Apple Podcasts or YouTube, and “Bible in a Year” on Apple Podcasts or YouTube.

Welcome Week at Newman!
Attention all freshmen: We have a lot of fun events through the next couple of weeks. We can’t wait to meet you!
View all of the Fun Events!

Sunday Mass 8/27/2023
9:00 AM at Rafters (across from Kirby Ballroom)
6:00 PM at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary

Live Stream with Fr. Mike and the Crew!

Duluth is a special place! Home to a vibrant Catholic Community, a little bit of heaven on Earth. –a cold heaven, for sure. 😇 ❄️  But we love it here and we want to share the story and how support this brave new chapter!

☝️ WHOA!!! Thank you to the 35,000+ people who attended our live stream! Thank you for your support!

Sunday Mass

Join Fr. Mike for online Mass every Sunday at 9am Central. 

Don’t see Fr. Mike’s video below? No worries! It will appear at 9:00 AM central.

Sunday Homily

Thank you for joining us for online Mass. If you’d like to hear it again, here is Fr. Mike’s homily! 

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Mass, Adoration, & Confession

Sunday Mass (Academic Year)

10:30 AM | Mass at Kirby Ballroom
6:00 PM | Mass at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary

Look for the yellow UMD Newman banner.

Please Note: there will only be Masses during the University of Minnesota – Duluth academic year.

Daily Mass (Academic Year)

We have Daily Mass at the Newman house at 421 W St Marie Street. The house is on the other side of the parking lot from the UMD Library.

Monday | 8:00 AM at Newman House
Tuesday | 5:30 PM at Newman House
Wednesday | 7:00 PM at Newman House
Thursday | 5:30 PM – Mass and Meal at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary
Friday | 12:05 PM at Newman House

Email us at info@bulldogcatholic.org with any Mass questions.

Do you offer online Mass if I am unable to attend in person?

Yes, we do. You can subscribe to the Sundays With Ascension YouTube Channel and you’ll get alerts on when Mass will begin. Or you can come back here on our website on Sunday mornings and we’ll have the live-stream Mass at the top of this page.

What if I haven’t been to Mass in a while?

No worries, you belong here with us!

Want to learn more about our faith? 

👉 Listen to Fr. Mike’s “The Catechism in a Year” on Apple Podcasts or YouTube.

👉 Listen to Fr. Mike’s “Bible in a Year” on Apple Podcasts or YouTube.

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Upcoming Events

february

thu22feb5:30 pmMass & Meal5:30 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary Event Organized By: Bulldog Catholic More Info:

tue27feb7:00 pm8:30 pmRCIA - Spring Semester7:00 pm - 8:30 pm The Newman House

thu29feb5:30 pmMass & Meal5:30 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary Event Organized By: Bulldog Catholic More Info:

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Mass, Adoration, & Confession

bulldogCatholic’s Classic Mass and Adoration schedule for the 2023-2024 school year:

  • Monday: 8:00am Mass at Newman
  • Tuesday: 7:50am-5:30pm Adoration at Newman, 5:30pm Mass at Newman
  • Wednesday: 7:50am-7:00pm Adoration at Newman, 7:00pm Mass at Newman
  • Thursday: 7:50am-5:00pm Adoration at Newman, 5:30pm Mass & Meal at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary
  • Friday: 8:00am-12:05pm Adoration at Newman, 12:05pm Mass at Newman
  • Sunday: 10:30am Mass at Kirby Ballroom, 6:00pm Mass at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary

*Masses are open to visitors and Fr. Mike is the presider on Sunday Masses.

*Confessions will be held 30 minutes before daily Mass and 45 minutes before Sunday Mass.

Please Note: there will be no 10:30am Mass Labor Day or UMD Fall Break. The 6pm Mass will continue.

Have any questions about our Mass schedule? Send us an email!

Do you offer online Mass if I am unable to attend in person?

Yes, we do. You can subscribe to the Sundays with Ascension YouTube channel and you’ll get alerts on when Mass will begin. Or you can come back here on our website on Sunday mornings and we’ll have the live-stream Mass at the top of this page.

What if I haven’t been to Mass in a while?

No worries, you belong here with us!

New! Want to learn more about The Catechism of the Catholic Church?

Fr. Mike has a podcast for every day of 2023! Listen to “The Catechism in a Year” on Apple Podcasts or YouTube.

Want to learn more about Sacred Scripture?

Fr. Mike has a podcast for every day of 2023! Listen to “Bible in a Year” on Apple Podcasts or YouTube.

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Upcoming Events

february

thu22feb5:30 pmMass & Meal5:30 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary Event Organized By: Bulldog Catholic More Info:

tue27feb7:00 pm8:30 pmRCIA - Spring Semester7:00 pm - 8:30 pm The Newman House

thu29feb5:30 pmMass & Meal5:30 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary Event Organized By: Bulldog Catholic More Info:

march

mon04marAll Dayfri08UMD Spring Break(All Day)

tue12mar7:00 pm8:30 pmRCIA - Spring Semester7:00 pm - 8:30 pm The Newman House

thu14mar5:30 pmMass & Meal5:30 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary Event Organized By: Bulldog Catholic More Info:

tue19mar7:00 pm8:30 pmRCIA - Spring Semester7:00 pm - 8:30 pm The Newman House

thu21mar5:30 pmMass & Meal5:30 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary Event Organized By: Bulldog Catholic More Info:

thu21mar6:30 pmSpecial Guest Speaker: Fr. Sean6:30 pm UMD Kirby Ballroom

fri22mar(mar 22)4:00 pmsun24(mar 24)12:00 pmSilent Retreat4:00 pm - 12:00 pm (24) CST Trinity Woods- Trego, WI More Info:

sun24marAll DayPalm Sunday(All Day: sunday)

sun24mar7:00 pmReconciliation Service7:00 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary Event Organized By: Bulldog Catholic

mon25mar5:30 pm7:00 pmHoly Week: The Chrism Mass5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary More Info:

tue26marAll DayFinal Night of Class(All Day: tuesday)

tue26mar7:00 pm8:30 pmRCIA - Spring Semester7:00 pm - 8:30 pm The Newman House

thu28mar7:00 pmHoly Week: Holy Thursday Mass7:00 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary More Info:

fri29mar12:00 pmHoly Week: Good Friday Service12:00 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary More Info:

fri29mar3:00 pmHoly Week: Good Friday Liturgy3:00 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary More Info:

fri29mar7:00 pmHoly Week: Tenebrae Service7:00 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary More Info:

sat30mar8:30 pmHoly Week: Easter Vigil8:30 pm CST Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary More Info:

sun31marAll DayEaster Sunday(All Day: sunday) The Newman House

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