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
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!
UPDATED INFO REGARDING HOLY COMMUNION OUTSIDE OF MASS - Roughly 90 individuals received Holy Communion outside of Mass on Sunday May 31st. Another opportunity to participate is scheduled for Sunday June 7th in Sister Bay. To view the Diocesan parishioner guidelines for the distribution of Holy Communion outside of Mass Click Here. For the safety of all, please familiarize yourself with these guidelines before attending. For details on Holy Communion Outside of Mass at Stella Maris Parish Click Here. To help you better understand how this will take place, we created a couple of brief videos. Click Here to hear from Father Tom or Click Here to view the process.
GOSPEL PROCLAMATION AND HOMILY FROM PENTECOST SUNDAY - 5/31 - If you were unable to take part in the 5/31 Zoom meeting Click Here to view a replay of the Gospel Proclamation and Father's homily.
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.
UPDATED INFO ON THE RETURN OF WEEKDAY MASSES - A limited Weekday Mass schedule will return to Sister Bay on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 2nd. In compliance with current restrictions, Masses will be limited to just eight participants. Due to these limitations sign up and a confirmation response are required in order to attend. For details on participating in Daily Mass at Stella Maris Parish Click Here.
ARE YOU ABLE TO HELP? - Ground will break soon for the next Habitat for Humanity house being built at 7703 Logerquist Rd, Baileys Harbor. No building experience is needed and building will be done with social distancing in mind. Building is done on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s and snack and lunch is provided. For more information call Megan at 920-743-2869
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.
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]
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.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMMITMENT - Our parish has now collected $54,118 or 102% 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