Stella Maris Parish

 

Blessings to You

Welcome to the Stella Maris Parish website serving the Catholic community of Northern Door County!  We are so happy that you have decided to check out our parish this way.  

I hope you are able to find everything that you need here.  If you can not find something that you want, please reach out to me or anyone else on the staff for further assistance.  We are here for you to offer worship opportunities, faith formation, pastoral care, spiritual development and a caring community in Northern Door County within the Catholic tradition. Let us help you to deepen your experience of life and add more meaning and purpose as you search for what makes your life all that it can be with God.

In Christ’s love,
Fr. Thomas Farrell, Pastor


 

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BEGINNING THIS WEEKEND - OUR SUMMER WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE - Our Summer Weekend Mass schedule begins on Saturday May 25th and runs through Sunday October 27th, 2024. Saturday Masses will be celebrated at 4:00pm in Fish Creek and 6:00pm in Egg Harbor.  Sunday Masses will be celebrated at 8:00am in Baileys Harbor, 10:00am in Sister Bay, 10:00am in Jacksonport and at 1:00pm on Washington Island.  Please join us!
 
SPRING/SUMMER WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE FOR WASHINGTON ISLAND - Our Spring/Summer Weekend Mass schedule is now in effect and runs through October 27th, 2024. Holy Mass will be celebrated at 1:00pm on Sundays at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church at 1763 Townline Road on Washington Island.  Please contact Larry or Diane Kahlscheuer at (920)847-2289 or 920-535-0551 with questions or for more information. All are welcome!
 
LAST WEEK FOR SPRING DAILY MASS SCHEDULE - Our Spring Daily Mass schedule is now in effect and runs through Friday May 24th.  Liturgy of The Word with Communion is offered in Fish Creek on Monday.  Holy Mass is celebrated in Jacksonport on Tuesday, Egg Harbor on Wednesday followed by a Holy Hour, Sister Bay on Thursday and Baileys Harbor on Friday. All begin at 8:00 am.  Daily Mass is also celebrated each month on the 1st Saturday in Baileys Harbor at 8:00am preceded by the Rosary at 7:30am and on the 3rd Thursday in Sister Bay at 6:00pm preceded by a Holy Hour at 5:00pm.  Please join us!
 
COMING SOON - OUR SUMMER DAILY MASS SCHEDULE - Our Summer Daily Mass schedule begins on Monday May 27th and runs through Friday November 1st.  Holy Mass is celebrated in Fish Creek on Monday, Jacksonport on Tuesday, Egg Harbor on Wednesday followed by a Holy Hour, Sister Bay on Thursday and Baileys Harbor on Friday. All begin at 8:00 am.  Daily Mass is also celebrated each month on the 1st Saturday in Baileys Harbor at 8:00am preceded by the Rosary at 7:30am and on the 3rd Thursday in Sister Bay at 6:00pm preceded by a Holy Hour at 5:00pm.  Please join us!
 
BEAUTIFUL EUCHARIST DISCUSSION GROUP — Join Deacon Peery Duderstadt and his wife Mary Ann for weekly one-hour Zoom sessions on Thursday afternoons at 4:00 pm to discuss he book Beautiful Eucharist. This book was distributed at all sites on Easter. If you didn’t receive a copy, remaining copies will be avaialbe after Sunday Mass. Sessions will begin on 6/6 and end on 9/5, discussing one chapter a week. If interested, Click Here to contact Deacon Peery and to receive the meeting link. Please let Deacon know if you do not have Zoom on your computer and he will send instructions on downloading. This should be a great way to celebrate this Eucharistic year and the Congress in Indianapolis.
 
ATTENTION MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION PLEASE NOTE - RESCHEDULED DATE - Our diocese has put together a workshop to reinspire our ministers of Holy Communion. Important: Registration for these workshops is required for Eucharistic Ministers. New to the ministry? This is your opportunity! What better way to thank the Lord for His Salvation and Grace than to learn and meditate on the Holy Eucharist? In order for you to begin serving or to continue to serve in 2025, you MUST attend the workshop.
NEW DATE
Saturday, June 29th, 10:00-11:30am
St. Joseph Catholic Church, 110 N. 5th Avenue, Sturgeon Bay
To see a list of all times and locations AND to register, Click HereClick Here or call 920-868-3241 ext. 106 to contact Beth Screnock with any questions.
 
 
COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN SPRING TEA - Join us in Sister Bay on Tuesday June 4th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm for Spring Tea. Come for great conversation, bring a friend or come to meet new friends.  Come hungry for scones, tea sandwiches, desserts and of course tea.  Admission is $10 and reservations are appreciated.  Click Here to contact Sharon Brabson or Click Here to contact Connie Brandt.  
 
THIS SUMMER ENTRUST PARTICIPANTS SHARE THEIR STORY - ”I walked away with a greater sense of love for Jesus and with several takeaways that we should strive to endorse. Here they are in no particular order:
1) Go out of your way to make people feel welcome...this makes a huge impression.
2) Go for the yes...say “How can I help you with that” more often.
3) Be bold about telling stories about the good things that the Holy spirit has graced us with.
Entrust 2024 - June 9th and 10th in Baileys Harbor 8:00am-5:00pm. Call the parish office for details.
 

ENTRUST: DISCIPLES ON MISSION RETREAT - Join us for an intensive experience to grow as a missionary disciple and be sent forth “entrusted” to walk with others in their journey of faith. Sunday, June 9 and Monday June 10 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on both days. Click Here to register for this retreat.

SENIOR ADVOCATES FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING (SAIL) - Strives to help Sister Bay and Town of Liberty Grove residents age in place, with ‘neighbors helping neighbors’. Volunteers will help with errands, holiday activities, home repairs and socialization. If you would like to volunteer to help another or if you would like more information Click Here or call 920-333-1083. Click Here to view their website. For those living south of Sister Bay, Lake to Bay Neighbors will soon begin offering similar services to other Door County communities.

PREVENT SUICIDE BRAT FRY FUNDRAISER - Your purchase of a couple of brats and pops at Marchant's in Sturgeon Bay on Thursday, June 13, from 10:30-1:30 helps us continue our work to provide free services. Prevent Suicide Door County provides a number of important education programs throughout the county to businesses and schools. Prevent Suicide Door County is committed to helping reduce the number of suicides through prevention education, public awareness, overcoming stigma and referral to staffed hotlines open 24/7 through the new 988 system (voice or text). They also provide a monthly peer group meeting for families or friends that have lost someone to suicide. Meetings are the first Monday of every month at JAK's Place on Rhode Island St, 6:00-7:30pm.

OFFERTORY COMMITMENT 2024 - Our 2024 Offertory Commitment appeal is underway. To read Father Tom's Commitment invitation Click Here. For a printable copy of the form that can be returned to the office or dropped in the collection basket Click Here. Or, if you'd prefer to complete and submit the form electronically right now from the website, then Click Here
 
PARISH ANNUAL REPORT - A full copy of the 2023 Parish Annual Report can be viewed by clicking Here.

UNABLE TO ATTEND MASS? - All who are hospitalized or in an assisted living facilty, incarcerated, or otherwise physcially unable to attend Mass in person can still participate in celebration of the Holy Mass.  Please pray with us from wherever you are!
  • Mass is live streamed on the Stella Maris Facebook page from Stella Maris Parish beginning on the first Sunday of Advent at 8:00 am. 
  • Several options are offered by the Diocese of Green Bay. Click Here to review.

 

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Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
12:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.

Egg Harbor Office
920-868-3241