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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SUMMER WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE - Our Summer Weekend Mass schedule began 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!
SUMMER WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE FOR WASHINGTON ISLAND - Our 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!
SUMMER DAILY MASS SCHEDULE BEGINS - Our Summer Daily Mass schedule began 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!
IMPORTANT NOTICE - The Parish office will be changing their hours of operation. The new hours will be Monday thru Thursday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. Closed from 12:00 noon to 12:30 pm for lunch. Hours on Friday are 8 am to 12:00 noon. We will now be closed Friday afternoons.
HOLY NAME OF MARY - Picnic and Car Show in Maplewood on Sunday, July 21 from 10 am to 4pm. Modern Day Drifters will be playing as well as the 9th Annual Car Show, Bingo, raffles, silent auction, kids games, bake sale, food and refreshments. Mass is at 9:00 am.
HELP PLEASE - We are in need of hosts for the Saturday, August 3rd FAMily event at our Egg Harbor site after Mass. Maybe yourgroup or family would like to serve cookies and lemonade after Mass. If you can help, please contact Kriss at (920) 839-2156 or call the office. Thank you.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - At Baileys Harbor, the church door on the southeast corner of the church that opens onto the courtyard is in need of an exterior refresh, which would involve: (i) scraping and sanding; (ii) priming; and (iii) painting. The Parish will provide paint and materials if you are able to provide your time and expertise. If you’re interested in taking on this project, pleasecall the Parish Office.
STEWARDSHIP 2024 - THANK YOU to all of you who share your Time & Talents in any way for Stella Maris Parish! Volunteering is a ministry! Year-round and seasonal parishioners, adults and youth all help our parish in many ways. To continue your good work, or to get involved, pick up a Ministry Opportunities brochure at church, fill in your information and drop the completed form in the Time & Talents box at one of the church sites. Or, submit your form electronically right here on the parish website.  Click Here to view descriptions of all the Ministry Opportunities for 2024.  Then, Click Here to complete and submit the 2024 Stewardship Online Form. Thank you for all you do to make Stella Maris Parish such a special faith community. 
THE CHOSEN RETURNS! - We will be meeting weekly as a group to view and discuss an episode of The Chosen - Season 4. We will be starting Thursday, July 11th at 8:45am in the parish hall at Stella Maris Sister Bay. Everyone is welcome – whether you are new to The Chosen or a long-time follower of the series. As of January 2024, this Christian-funded biographical drama series has had 200 million viewers and 770 million episode views across 175 countries. The purpose of "The Chosen" is to create biblical characters with a depth of life, so that you can better understand the Scriptures. "The Chosen" is a wonderful way to capture the heart, the emotions, and the essence of the Scriptures.
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.
CAN YOU HELP? - Monday through Thursday over the noon hour bagged lunches will be distributed to children and senior citizens through the YMCA Summer Food Program at our Sister Bay site from June 17- August 16. If your can spare an hour once, twice or as often as you like. For more information Click Here or call (920) 839-2630 to contact Jan Liss.

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.

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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