Diocese Announcements


ANNUAL CARMELITE SILVER TEA - SEPTEMBER 15TH & 16TH, 2018

posted Aug 9, 2018, 10:37 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Aug 9, 2018, 10:37 AM ]

The annual fundraiser to benefit the Carmelite Sisters will be held at the Carmelite Monastery in Iron Mountain, MI on Sept. 15th and 16th from noon to 3pm.  The Silver Tea is a 65 year old tradition, and is the only organized fundraiser held throughout the year.  The Sisters rely solely on alms (donations) for their support!  Craft and bake sale items along with the Sisters famous homemade bread will be available for sale.  The Silver Tea table will include sandwiches, candies, bars, coffee and tea.  The tea is open to the public and all are welcome.
 
Tickets for the main drawing are a suggested donation of $1 or 6 tickets for $5.  They can be purchased at any Catholic Parish in the Diocese of Marquette or at the Monastery on the corner of M95/US 2.  

BARAGA DAYS 2018

posted Aug 9, 2018, 10:36 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Aug 9, 2018, 10:36 AM ]

Baraga Days 2018 will take place in Marquette, MI on Saturday, August 18, 2018 and Sunday, August 19, 2018. On Saturday, events will begin at St. Peter Cathedral with Mass followed by morning events including the showing of the documentary entitled: They Might Be Saints: Bishop Frederic Baraga. A ticketed lunch and afternoon events will take place at St. Louis the King with a Native American Drum Circle and teaching. At 3pm EST Most Rev. John F. Doerfler will conduct a blessing at the Bishop Baraga Educational Center. The day will conclude at St. Peter Cathedral with a Slovenian Mass at 6pm EST followed by a ticketed dinner. On Sunday, there will be a ticketed breakfast from 7-9am at St. Peter Cathedral in the parish hall followed by the Annual Bishop Baraga Association meeting from 9-10am.  The event will conclude with the English Mass at 10:30am. For more information or to register please follow the link below: www.bishopbaraga.org/baragadays

WEEKLY MOMENT OF PRAYER-LEGAL PROTECTION OF HUMAN LIFE

posted Aug 9, 2018, 10:35 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Aug 9, 2018, 10:35 AM ]

 Each Friday, from August 3 to September 28, 2019, we’ll have the opportunity to join in a nine-week effort of prayer, fasting and education that a change in the U.S. Supreme Court will move our nation closer to the day when every human being is protected in law and welcomed in life.
 
Please sign up at www.usccb.org/pray for this and the continuing Call to Prayer initiatives.  

RISE 30-DAY CHALLENGE

posted Aug 9, 2018, 10:33 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Aug 9, 2018, 10:33 AM ]

 The RISE 30-day challenge for men helps form groups of men who are dedicated to becoming faithful sons, brothers, spouses, and fathers.  Creators of RISE are giving the RISE challenge program information away free to all priests, seminarians and religious.  There are specific challenges for men of all stages in life.  There are also challenge for priests, seminarians and religious.  Bishop John encourages you to spread the word about this initiative.  More information can be found at: www.MenRiseUp.org where parishes may review RISE for free.

54-DAY ROSARY NOVENA (AUGUST 15 - OCTOBER 7, 2018)

posted Aug 9, 2018, 10:31 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Aug 9, 2018, 10:32 AM ]

Please join in praying a Novena for Our Nation as an Act of Reparation; calling upon God through the powerful intercession of Our Lady of the Rosary to heal our country and return it to holiness.  The 54 day Novena will take place from August 15 through October 7, 2018, with a Rosary Coast to Coast set to take place on October 7, 2018.  The Rosary Coast to Coast is scheduled to take place at 4 pm ET, 3 pm CT, 2 pm MT and 1 pm PT, to avoid conflict with Sunday Masses.
 
If you would like to register your parish to participate go to:  https://www.novenaforournation.com/.

LEGACY OF FAITH 2018 CATHOLIC SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

posted Jun 14, 2018, 6:37 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Jun 14, 2018, 6:37 AM ]

Join us in congratulating Barbara Edwards of Sacred Heart Parish in L’Anse and Mike & Cathy Prokopowicz of St. Anthony Parish in Gwinn. Recipients will be honored at their home parish and the parish will receive a $250 LOF grant for faith formation

ASK BISHOP JOHN DOERFLER TO PRAY FOR YOU

posted Jun 14, 2018, 6:35 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Jun 14, 2018, 6:36 AM ]

A direct mailing was sent to all registered households from Bishop John Doerfler in mid-June.  Helping to fulfill one of his primary obligations, to pray for the people of the Diocese of Marquette, Bishop John Doerfler invites parishioners to send personal prayer requests. Returned prayer cards are kept in his private chapel, where he will pray for your intentions for the next year.

CALL FOR SINGERS FOR THE DIOCESAN HYMN FESTIVAL

posted Apr 11, 2018, 11:56 AM by Webmaster   [ updated Apr 11, 2018, 11:56 AM ]

All singers are encouraged to join the choir that is being formed for the Diocesan Hymn Festival as part of the Inaugural Year of the Cathedral Concert Series. Marking the upcoming release of the Diocesan Hymnal, the Diocese will offer a Hymn Festival, celebrating the joy of hymn singing. There is nothing quite like the experience of hundreds of voices joined together in song, singing music of the Church’s past and present! It will be led by the Cathedral and Diocesan Choirs, and will feature a wide variety of hymns and songs that will be in the Diocesan Hymnal. Please make plans to join us for this exciting concert with audience participation! To register, please click on the following link: https://form.jotform.com/80926202624149. Please sign-up no later than Friday, April 27, 2018. If you have any further questions, please contact Samuel Holmberg at sholmberg@dioceseofmarquette.org or call (906) 227-9122.

Pilgrimage to Rome

posted Dec 14, 2017, 12:25 PM by Webmaster   [ updated Dec 14, 2017, 12:25 PM ]

The U.P. Catholic newspaper and your hosts, Deacon Steve and Jackie Gretzinger, cordially invite you on a religious pilgrimage to the beautiful SHRINES OF ITALY.

Join us Nov. 6-16, 2018. Highlights include Rome, Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Tomb of Padre Pio, Vatican City, St. Peter’s Basilica, St. Mary Major and so much more. For rates, a full itinerary and more information, contact Laura Chapman with Holiday Travel in Marquette at: (906) 228-6355 or email laura@holiday-mqt.com


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.

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