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
LIFTING OF DISPENSATION
Please know that the Dispensation for attending Sunday Mass is being lifted as of the weekend of September 19-20, 2020. To read to full statement by Bishop Ricken, click here. For an overview from out bulletin, click Here.
NEW STATEWIDE GUIDELINES IN EFFECT AS OF 8/1- The Diocese of Greeen Bay has issued guidance in compliance with Gov. Evers Issues Executive Order Declaring Public Health Emergency and Requiring Face Coverings Statewide. Click Here to read the Governor's order. The diocese has affirmed the need for parishes to comply with the order, Click Here to read the 7/30 Diocesan Press Release. A 7/31 follow up directive from the Diocese provides specific guidance for designated areas intended for those unable to wear a mask. The Diocese of Green Bay Parishes will continue to require masks if and when the state no longer requires them.
WEEKEND MASS ON WASHINGTON ISLAND - 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 you are unable to attend Mass in person, here are some other options:
- Locally, Sunday Mass on Television can be viewed on ABC affiliate WBAY at 5:30 a.m. or on CW14 at 8 a.m. Bishop Ricken also offers Mass on Channel 5 on Sundays at 10:00am.
- 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.
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.
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)
Director of Music and Worship
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