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
ADDITIONAL RECONCILIATION OPPORTUNITIES - Due to the great participation experienced last weekend, Father Tom is adding another reconciliation opportunity for Good Friday afternoon from 1:00-2:45pm. Father will hear confessions from your vehicle at our Baileys Harbor worship site. His tan Chevrolet Malibu will be parked on the east side of the parking lot, when available please pull along side him window to window respecting the six foot social distancing recommendation. The sacrament of reconciliation will still be offered on Saturday from 9:00-10:00am at our Baileys Harbor worship site as well.
CELEBRATE HOLY WEEK WITH THE DIOCESE - The Diocese has created a series of direct links to help you find Masses during Holy Week right from your computer. Click Here to access this information.
TOOLS FOR CELEBRATING TRIDUUM IN THE HOME - Our own worship team has created a series of events for you during the Triduum. Meditate on the readings, wash each others' feet, set up a holy space in your home, listen to music recorded, sing along, and more with this at home liturgy for Triduum put together by Katrina Welborn. Click Here for additional info.
SEEKING A MISSION FOR HOLY WEEK? - Father Francis "Rocky" Hoffman and Relevant Radio will present a week long mission series titled Close to Jesus to the Last: The Passion of Christ in Five Parts. Video broadcast will take place daily starting Monday 4/6 at 6:00-7:00pm and the radio broadcast replay can be accessed at anytime. Click Here for the link and a full Holy Week schedule from Relevant Radio.
ARE ABLE TO SEW? - Sewing volunteers are desperately needed throughout all of Door County! Click Here to read how you can help.
COMMUNICATIONS FROM FATHER TOM - In an effort to keep you as informed as possible, the parish has started sending email communications from Father Tom directly to your email address on file with the parish. If you are not receiving these communications we may be missing your email address in our database or it may be incorrect. If you wish to submit an update for your parish profile please send current information to [email protected]
MESSAGES FROM FATHER TOM - Father Tom has both drafted an inspirational message for the faithful Click Here to read, and recorded a video message for parishioners and guests of the parish. Click Here to view.
LISTEN TO FATHER'S HOMILY FOR THIS WEEK - Even though Father Tom traditionally does not have a homily on Palm Sunday, this year is certainly not traditional. Click Here for the gospel proclamation and homily for April 5th-Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord.
PLEASE BE AWARE - Beginning Wednesday 3/25/20, per the State of Wisconsin "Safer At Home" mandate issued by Governor Evers, all Stella Maris worship sites and associated social halls will be closed. Parish office staff will not be present onsite but instead will manage office phones and email remotely M-F from 8:00am-4:30pm. Direct email links for STAFF can be found at the bottom of this page. Any emergency facility concerns can be directed to Kevin Revolinski via call or text at (920)420-7576. Any emergency spiritual needs can be directed to Father Tom at (920)217-8155 or Becky Nash at (920)421-3332.
LOOKING FOR MASS OPTIONS DURING THIS TIME - Here are a few to consider.
Bishop Ricken will celebrate a 30 minute Mass each Sunday during the suspension of public attendance and it will be broadcast over the local CBS affiliate, WFRV Local 5 at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday Mass is also available diocesan-wide via broadcast television on ABC affiliate WBAY at 5:30 a.m. Sunday morning, and on CW14 at 8:00 am.
Radio Mass is available on Relevant Radio, 1050 AM at 9 a.m.
Daily Mass is also livestreamed Monday through Friday at 12:00pm CT from the campus of Relevant Radio here in Green Bay. You can access the Mass at the Relevant Radio app, or simply Click Here.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES CANCELLED - Until further notice, religious education classes remain cancelled. Return to class will be subject to changes on further school system announcements. Please stay connected with the parish website for updates.
A TESTAMENT TO YOUR FAITHFULNESS IN THE FACE OF CRISIS - Parish participation in the 2020 Bishop's Campaign marches on despite concerns surrounding COVID-19. So far $45148 or 85% of the $53,079 goal for Stella Maris has been received. Click Here for a message from Bishop Ricken, info on what your gift supports, testimonials, information on the Crozier Society, frequently asked questions and to see the 2020 Bishops Appeal video. Please assist as you are able and many thanks to those that have done so already. God Bless you for your generosity and support during this challenging time.
Would you like to have all this information right on your mobile device?
We now have our new Parish App available for you to download.
From your mobile device either - click the image below
or send ParishApp1 as a text message to phone number 555888; to get the app and then Install
or send ParishApp2 as a text message to phone number 555888; to get the app and then Install
PARISH EVENTS CALENDAR
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. For that, simply watch the short video to the right and then 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.
Staff (click on name to contact)
Facilities, Administration and Technology
Secretary, Receptionist and Bulletin Editor
Faith Formation Coordinator
Worship and Administrative Coordinator for Washington Island
Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
12:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Egg Harbor Office