June 26th, 2018 by Servant Maria

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‘Be a Light’ Lunches Begin June 27

As I wrote on the postcard I sent out to many of those on our mailing list, (especially those in the Midwest)…. I wanted to let you know about the ‘Be a Light‘ Lunches I am hosting this year. If you are planning a visit, you might want to arrange to be at the Shrine […]

May 10th, 2018 by Servant Maria

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List of Dioceses for Bishop’s ‘Prayer Wheels’

In my last Missionary Messenger I asked for volunteers to organize Bishop’s Prayer Wheels…finding seven people willing to pray for the Bishop of a diocese one day each week. (See ‘Praying for our Bishop’s’ article below)  This is a list of the dioceses in the United States, and along with the Pope.  On this list I […]

May 9th, 2018 by Servant Maria

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Praying For Our Bishops With the Rosary

A Missionary Messenger (the Missionaries of the Liturgy newsletter) is going out this week and included in the mailing are special rosary intentions to be offered for your bishop or for all bishops.  I will include below an article from the Missionary Messenger.  In another post on this website you will see the list of […]

February 25th, 2018 by Servant Maria

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The Novena of Grace: St. Francis Xavier Pray for Us

Recently in the Missionary of the Liturgy Benefactor’s Newsletter I enclosed a Novena of Grace card. This is the information about the novena that I sent out last year in late February. The Novena is traditionally prayed from March 4-12…. Each year in many parishes (especially Jesuit parishes), between March 4th and March 12th, special […]

January 19th, 2018 by Servant Maria

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150th Anniversary of Bishop Baraga’s Death

Today we remember the day on which Bishop Baraga died, January 19th, 1868. This year is the 150th year since Bishop Baraga entered eternity. The Bishop Baraga Association in Marquette is planning a special celebration which you can read about on the website for the Diocese of Marquette. Servant Maria sends out a mailing each year […]

October 17th, 2016 by Servant Maria

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Pray the Rosary For Our Country

Along with the prayer which I’ve shared with you in another post, the rosary is another way you can help our country at this time and always.  Our Lady appeared at Fatima in 1917 and asked that we pray the Rosary every day to obtain peace. What a different world we would have if only we […]

October 16th, 2016 by Servant Maria

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Prayer for the USA

In May this prayer was first included in the mailing for the Missionaries of the Liturgy along with a prayer plan encouraging people to find other to pray the prayer for our country each day.  Those who wish to do even more can pick one day of the week on which to offer extra prayers […]

Holy Store Online Adds Sports Medals to their Products

November 14th, 2015 by Servant Maria

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Holy Store Online Adds Sports Medals to their Products

  If you’re looking for a nice gift for that athlete in your life, a sports medal might be just what you need.  They come in a variety of sports such as basketball, baseball, football, soccer, even wrestling…and other sports as well.  Each also puts the athlete in St. Christopher’s care so that his prayers […]

Visitors and Friends Shape Up Baraga Shrine Gift Shop Grounds

August 13th, 2015 by Servant Maria

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Visitors and Friends Shape Up Baraga Shrine Gift Shop Grounds

Late in June two generous visitors to the Shrine made a special stop to help work on the grounds.  Judy Koenn from Chelsea, Michigan spent a week at the end of June helping Servant Maria inside and out, especially helping to make the grounds look much nicer.  Noreen Schreiber biked up from Mosinee, Wisconsin (200 miles!) […]

Ice Cream Lovers Load Up With Ice Cream on Their Last Day

August 3rd, 2015 by Servant Maria

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Ice Cream Lovers Load Up With Ice Cream on Their Last Day

The sad day came for our ice cream lovers….the day on which they knew they wouldn’t be back to the Bishop Baraga Shrine to have ice cream for another year.  So the four loyal ice cream eaters pulled themselves away from their summer activities in Skanee and traveled twenty miles for another dose of delicious […]