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
RETURN TO WEEKEND MASS - Welcome Back! We are happy to announce that weekend Masses have now resumed on a limited basis. Click Here to view the announcement by Bishop David Ricken. At this time participation is limited to 25% capacity at each worship site along with 6' social distancing guidelines. Families that live in the same household may sit together. To remain compliant, ushers will seat and release parishioners similar to a wedding. We are encouraging all adults to please wear a mask when you attend Mass. Click Here for a full list of details or Click Here to see all Mass times for the month of June.
WEEKEND MASS ON WASHINGTON ISLAND - Father Tom will preside over Washington Island Weekend Mass this Sunday July 19th. Mass will be offered at 2:00 pm at the Kahlscheuer home. If planning to attend, please contact Larry or Diane Kahlscheuer at (920)847-2289 for important details or Click Here to read them on the website.
NOT QUITE READY TO RETURN TO MASS? - If your still a bit unsure, that's okay. Bishop Ricken's dispensation decree is still valid and in place. Until you feel comfortable, the following Mass options exist:
- Locally, Sunday Mass on Television can be viewed on ABC affiliate WBAY at 5:30 a.m. or on CW14 at 8 a.m.
- 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.
IT'S STEWARDSHIP COMMITMENT TIME! - Once a year, we ask you to prayerfully consider what gifts of service and financial sharing you want to commit to for the coming year. Now it is easier than ever! The commitment card can be filled out right on our website. Click Here to go directly to the form. Only one is needed per household. If you have an e-mail address on our records, you will have also received an e-mail with a link to the form. It only takes a few minutes to complete and when submitted, will go directly to the office. If you prefer, a printable version of the card is also available on the website that you can return to the office. Click Here for the form. The more parishioners that fill out the card online by June 15, the more costs we save in mailing the cards out. Thanks for helping us control costs and save paper!
JUST A REMINDER - Despite the loosening of some restrictions the parish social halls, kitchens and meeting rooms are still closed to use by those other than staff members until further notice. If there is something needed from inside any of the church buildings, please email the office at [email protected] and we will arrange a staff member to retrieve it on your behalf. Please know that the safety of all remains our primary concern. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.
TRUSTEE ELECTIONS DELAYED - Due to complications created by the COVID-19 epidemic, trustee elections will be delayed until the Fall per guidance received from the Diocese of Green Bay. Click Here to view the announcement.
RECONCILIATION STILL AVAILABLE - Even though our worship sites are closed at this time, the sacrament of reconciliation is still available. Father will hear confessions from your vehicle on Saturday mornings from 9:00-10:00am 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.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMMITMENT - Our parish has now collected $56,198 or 106% of the $53,079 goal for the 2020 Bishop's Appeal. Recognizing how important these funds are to each parish, The Diocese of Green Bay has elected to return back to our parish 75% of any funds contributed beyond our goal back with the remaining 25% marked for other parishes in need due to Covid-19. 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 if you are able and sincere thanks to those that have already done so. 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