Diocese Announcements

Diocesan Youth Choir Camp 2017

posted May 22, 2017, 6:21 AM by Webmaster

Camp Sancta Maria

posted Apr 27, 2017, 8:14 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Apr 27, 2017, 8:29 AM ]

Looking for a fun and faith-filled place for your children or grandchildren to spend a week or two this summer?  Want to help them unplug from technology, develop face-to-face relationships, exercise, experience nature and give them experiences they will treasure the rest of their lives?  Camp Sancta Maria Flyer

Look no further! Camp Sancta Maria (CSM), located in Gaylord, Michigan, provides wholesome recreation and adventure in an atmosphere of Christian faith.  CSM is a Catholic camp with one- and two-week sessions for boys and one-week sessions for girls.  Since 1933, CSM has provided countless youth with lasting memories.  Do they like horseback riding or want to try it for the first time?  They can do it at camp!  Want to spend time at the beach and in the water?  Enjoy CSM’s own private beach on Lake 27!  Enjoy playing sports?  Have fun each day competing in different athletic contests!  These are just a few of the activities offered at Camp.  

Other activities include daily Mass, a high- and low-challenge ropes course, a fifty-foot climbing wall, crafts, archery, a trip to Mackinac Island with a stop for Mass under the largest crucifix in the world, campfires (and s’mores!) and so much more!!!  Fun, faith, and friendships included at no extra cost!  Camp begins in June and runs through mid-August.  We also offer Mother & Daughter weekends and Father & Son weekends.   

Check out our website to learn more at www.CampSanctaMaria.org  or call (248) 822-8199.

Camp Sancta Maria Dates and Fees


Anchor of Hope

posted Apr 21, 2017, 11:32 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Apr 21, 2017, 11:33 AM ]

Click here to see Bishop Dorfler's Anchor of Hope message.


posted Mar 8, 2017, 11:24 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Mar 8, 2017, 11:24 AM ]

Father Phillip Kaim, Pastor of Holy Family in Rockford, Illinois, is a member of the Advisory Committee for the O’Brien-Vrba Scholarship Trust.  Father Kaim has asked us to assist in spreading the word to our Catholic faithful about this scholarship fund that is available to college juniors, seniors and graduate students of rural areas in the five states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Iowa.  Kindly see the attached letter and summary and perhaps share this in your parish bulletins.  Father Kaim has also supplied a jpg ad for bulletins.  Questions about the scholarship may be directed to Alexis M. Lundeen at (216)-222-2799 or email at Alexis.Lundeen@pnc.com (Addendum #1:OOTB1Addendum #2:OOTB2).

Diocesan Prayer Calendar

posted Dec 30, 2016, 8:49 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Mar 8, 2017, 11:23 AM ]

Click here to view the Diocesan Prayer Calendar for 2017.  Each day contains either a general intercession or the names of a parish, school, priest (active & senior), deacon (active,  retired and men currently in formation), women religious, seminarian or bishop.

Diocese Parish Directory

posted Aug 5, 2016, 7:26 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Sep 13, 2016, 7:44 AM ]

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