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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2022 Annual Report Highlights

Breaking News!

WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE - Our Summer Mass schedule is now in effect and runs through October 23rd. Weekend Masses on Saturday are celebrated at 4:00 pm in Fish Creek and 6:00 pm in Egg Harbor.  Sunday Masses are celebrated at 7:30 am in Baileys Harbor, 9:30 am in Sister Bay, 11:30 am in Jacksonport and 1:00 pm on Washington Island.  Please join us!
 
WEEKEND MASS ON WASHINGTON ISLAND - Celebration of the Mass is offered Sundays at 1:00 pm at the Trueblood Performing Arts Center (TPAC) located at 870 Main Road.   Please contact Larry or Diane Kahlscheuer at (920)847-2289 or 920-535-0551 with questions or for more information.  All are welcome!
 
PLEASE NOTE - ENTRUST:DISCIPLES ON MISSION RETREAT HAS BEEN DELAYED - As a parish, we have embraced a mission that calls us to prayerfully unite people in the love of Jesus guided by our patron Mary.  We invite all to journey as disciples.  Jesus said "Go and make disciples of all nations ..." He entrusted His mission to us.  The next Entrust Retreat will take place at our worship site in Sisiter Bay and is expected to run from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on a date yet to be determined.  Please contact the parish office for more information or to obtain a sign-up form.
 
VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION OPEN HOUSE - All Stella Maris Volunteers and spouses are invited to an Appreciation Open House.  Thursday September 29th 5:30 -8:00 pm following a very short parish annual meeting at our worship site in Sister Bay. Come and enjoy heavy appetizers, wine, beer and music with your fellow volunteers as a thank you for all you do to make Stella Maris great.  Click Here for additional details or contact the parish office with questions.
 
PARISH ANNUAL REPORT - A full copy of the 2022 Parish Annual Report can be viewed by clicking Here.
 
RESPECT LIFE PRAYER LINE - Sunday, October 9th1:30-2:45pm
Please join the Public witness and prayer to end abortion and heal our nation!All denominations are invited to unite and pray silently as we stand 10-15 feet apart holding pro-life signs. Signs will be provided. Meet at the Market Square Parking Lot by the Police Station in Sturgeon Bay (1:15pm). Fellowship and Speakers to follow at 3:00pm at St. Joseph Catholic Church (downstairs), 110 N. 5th Avenue, Sturgeon Bay. Sponsored by the Respect Life Prayer Committee...made up of a combination of churches.  For more information please call 920-824-5029, 920-495-1356 or
920-743-2260.
 
DO YOU LIKE TO SING? - Stella Maris has formed a group that will sing during the Fall. The newly formed group is known as the SMART (Stella. Maris. Always. Really. Terrific) Singers!” These talented singers will assist with the music of the Mass and sing other lovely and inspiring songs. They are scheduled to participate in several Masses this Fall and rehearse on Thursdays at 3:30 pm in Fish Creek.  To join Click Here to contact Beth Screnock or call (920) 868-3241.
 
BOX OF JOY - Christmas is coming! Share the joy of Christs birth with needy children around the world, by filling a shoebox with small toys, clothing, hygiene items and school supplies. Box of Joy is a Cross Catholic Outreach program that runs from October 20th until the day they are blessed and shipped on November 13th. Empty shoe boxes will be supplied at each of the parish sites. Take one, fill it (or any shoe box you have at home) with the suggested items and a $9.00 shipping fee. Then just bring it back to the shoebox bin filled. God Bless both you and the child that lights up upon receiving this gift.
 
BELL RING THIS SEASON! - With holidays comes sounds of Salvation Army bells ringing! Help neighbors in need with your time! DC families and children benefit from ringing proceeds. Enjoy a rewarding experience at one of many locations Nov. 18th Dec. 24th. Contact Nancy by phone or text (920) 883-7886 or Click Here to email.
 

SHARING, PRAYER AND SERVICE 2022 - You can now complete your 2022 Stewardship Commitment Form electronically.  Click Here to go directly to the online form.  Please know that your gifts of time, treasure and talent are what make Stella Marish Parish so special. 

COVID GUIDELINES - UPDATED 
1. Each worship site has a section available for social distancing. Front right half (if facing the altar) in Baileys Harbor and Egg Harbor, outside for Jacksonport, the right wing (opposite the social hall) in Sister Bay, and the north wing at Fish Creek.
2. Masks remain available for those who wish to wear them.
3. Hand sanitizer is available at the main entrances to the church.
4. Parishioners are reminded that the obligation to attend Sunday Mass does not apply to those individuals who are in frail health due to illness or age.
5. "i-Wave" air filtration systems have been installed at all worship sites.

SEEKING A COVID TEST? - Self Covid tests have been made available by the Door County Medical Center.  Feel free to contact the parish office if you are in need of one.

NOT QUITE READY TO RETURN TO MASS? - If you are unable to attend Mass in person, here are some other options:

  • Mass live streamed on the Stella Maris Facebook page from Stella Maris Parish (Baileys Harbor Site) beginning on the first Sunday of Advent at 8:00 am. 
  • On Television Sunday Mass is available via diocesan-wide broadcast on ABC affiliate WBAY at 5:30 am, with Bishop David Ricken at 10:30 am on WFRV Channel 5 or on CW14 at 8:00 am.
  • Radio Mass is available on Relevant Radio, 1050 AM at 9 a.m.
  • On your computer through the internet, daily Mass is live streamed by Relevant Radio Monday-Friday at 12:00 pm CT. To join Click Here
  • Also available on your computer, is a full list of daily events with direct links to Masses, rosary and daily reflections compiled by The Compass - The Official Newspaper of the Green Bay Diocese.  Click Here to view scheduled events. 

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ONLINE GIVING

The following options are available to make financial giving easier on you, the parish, and the environment, by going green through electronic means.

The first option is electronic giving through the WeShare online giving platform.  The process is simple and safe.  For a printable WeShare giver's guide click here to learn how to use the online giving tool.

Once you understand how the process works, simply click on the "Donate Online" icon below to get started. 

 

The second option is authorize an automatic monthly withdrawal from your checking account.  If this is your preference, please click here, complete the form and return to the parish office.

The third option is to add Stella Maris Parish to you own online bill paying through your bank account.

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OFFICE HOURS

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

Egg Harbor Office
920-868-3241