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Weekday Masses, Adoration and Confession, May 22-June 7, 2023, are cancelled at St. Stephen. Tuesdays there is still devotions at 4:10 p.m.
Women in the Word: Ladies, get to know one another better at 3 p.m. on Saturdays, in the St. Stephen basement before Mass. Begins Sat. May 27.
First Saturday Mass, June 3, 2023, will be after 8:30 a.m. Rosary at St. Joseph Chapel
St. Stephen office is closed: May 31-June 7, 2023. Please call the St. Ann office for assistance 231-775-2471.
Corpus Christi procession after Mass, Sun. June 11, 2023. 2nd Sunday supper follows procession. Bring a dish to pass, if you can.
Rosary Making: Wed. June 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. All supplies provided. Come help make rosaries for people who need them. Do you know how to already? Come and help teach the beginners. Questions: Call Christina at 269-689-9935 or Regina 231-313-3622
Widow’s Only Retreat-Consolation of the Saints: All widows are invited to attend this retreat on Saturday, Jun 24, 2023, 10-3 at St. Joseph Retreat Center, 5295 S. Turnerville Rd., McBain, MI 49657. A pre-paid and non-refundable $30 fee for materials, breakfast rolls and 3 course lunch is required. This retreat is limited to 20 women. To commit and register contact Pat Crane firstname.lastname@example.org or 231-826-3326 or 231-920-0238. Please give name, address, phone, email and payment upon registering. Please register early! Come and receive the CONSOLATION of the SAINTS in your widowhood vocation.
Celebrate the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Sat. June 24 after Mass. Hot dogs provided, bring snacks or a dish to share. Taste crickets if you’re brave!!
Greatest 4th in the North: Tues. July 4, KofC Ox Roast sandwiches at lunch. St. Stephen float in the parade. See Trina Scott to help with the float or join in. Candy donations can be dropped off by the bulletin board.
St. Stephen 65th Anniversary of Dedication: Thursday, July 6, 2023. 5:10 procession, 5:30 p.m. Mass. Dinner follows: Ham, meatballs, baked mac & cheese, coleslaw, rolls, cake.
2nd Sunday Supper plus yard games. Sun. July 9, 2023. Bring a dish to pass and a yard game if you wish!
Totus Tuus: Youth Summer Day Camp 7th-12th grade at St. Ann, July 9-13. Register by 7/7/2023, 231-775-2471
Totus Tuus: Youth Summer Day Camp, 4 year olds-K, 1st-6th grades. Register by 7/7/2023, 231-775-2471
Rosary Making: Wed. July 19, 2023, 6:30-8:30 p.m. All supplies provided. Come help make rosaries for people who need them. Do you know how to already? Come and help teach the beginners. Questions: Call Christina at 269-689-9935 or Regina 231-313-3622
Movie Night at St. Stephen: Sat. July 29, 2023. Join Fr. Nursey for popcorn and a family friendly Catholic movie after Mass
KofC Pig Roast to support Seminarians, after 11 a.m. Mass, Sun. Aug. 13 at St. Stephen.
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Tues. Aug. 15, rosary procession before Mass, cake after Mass.
Rosary Making: Wed. Aug. 23, 2023, 6:30-8:30 p.m. All supplies provided. Come help make rosaries for people who need them. Do you know how to already? Come and help teach the beginners. Questions: Call Christina at 269-689-9935 or Regina 231-313-3622
St. Monica celebration after Mass: Sun. Aug. 27, 2023. Sign up to make pretzels, a symbol of prayer. Bring a dish if you wish.
St. Stephen Chicken BBQ, Sun. Sept. 3, noon-sell out. $13 for 1/2 chicken dinner. Take out. Basket raffle.
Cookbooks for sale! The Missaukee County Churches Cookbook is available on the book table for $20 each. 12 area churches contributed recipes, including St. Stephen. Money collected will benefit local food pantries. Get yours today! Great gifts too!
Pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet after 4:00 p.m. Mass on Saturdays at St. Stephen.
Pray the Rosary at St. Stephen: Saturday at 3:30 p.m.; Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
St. John Chalice Prayer for Vocations Challenge: Sign up: Choose a date and Mass you’ll be attending, so the Priest can bless you and the chalice before you go; Find a Spot: Place the chalice in a prominent spot where you family can gather for the daily vocation prayer; Pray Daily: Use the suggested daily prayers that come with the chalice, add a Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet, or say your own prayer; Pass it on: Return the chalice to the parish bulletin board, so the next family may take it. Do more than just wish for vocations. Pray for them.
Al-Anon Meetings, Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m., St. Stephen Hall (Church basement).
The bulletin may be viewed online at discovermass.com or MyParish App, or you may pick one up by the double doors to the church.
Items to be put in the bulletin need to be emailed to email@example.com or given to Jeanne Johnson, Secretary/Business Manager at St. Stephen, or Sandie Baumann, Business Manager at St. Ann. They share duties to continue to keep you up to date. Please submit all bulletin items 9 days prior to the date of bulletin you wish it to be in.
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