August 5th, 2022 by Servant Maria

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Shrine Gift Shop Closed August 5th and 6th

Just letting you know…it is too difficult to be at the Shrine with Diane and no one is able to care for her while I am at the store. Therefore, i will have to be closed on August 5th and 6th.  I will be open on Thursday August 12th, because I always have a helper […]

July 23rd, 2022 by Servant Maria

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Baraga Shrine Gift Shop Closed July 23rd/Helpers Needed

I’m sorry I am not able to be at the store on Saturday, July 23rd. I had to go home with Diane on Friday night. I have to care for my sister-in-law and without a helper at the store with me, it is impossible for me to be open.  If you can help me and […]

July 14th, 2022 by Servant Maria

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Baraga Shrine Gift Shop Hours–Changed for July 15

I was hoping to be open on Friday July 15, but my sister-in-law Diane is having a challenging week and I have no one to help me with her tomorrow, so I will have to return to Milwaukee on the night of July 14.  We will be closed on July 15.  If I am able […]

June 16th, 2021 by Servant Maria

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Coming to the Shrine Gift Shop Saturday July 10, 11:30-3:00

Servant Maria will be at the Baraga Shrine Gift Shop on Saturday from 11:30-3:00 to clean and prepare for the store’s opening in early July.  Even in July the hours will be limited because Servant Maria’s house has not yet been fully repaired after her house fire and she is staying many hours away near […]

June 9th, 2019 by Servant Maria

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Baraga Shrine Gift Shop Open Again

  The Baraga Shrine Gift Shop opened for the season on May 22, 2019.  We are open Mondays, and Wednesday through Saturday 12-5, Eastern Time.  We have many Catholic Books and Gifts for purchase as well as snacks and beverages.  We look forward to seeing you this season.  Pray for blessings on our work, that […]

January 8th, 2019 by Servant Maria

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I Was Hungry for Truth, and You Fed Me

(from the October, 2018 newsletter) Business at the Shrine this season was very slow. There were a few weeks that were better, but for the most part sales were not good. But giving away Good Ground books and 100’s of CD’s was always possible. Our world does not know that they are really hungry for […]

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!) […]

What Could Be 'Better Than Ice Cream'?

September 4th, 2014 by Servant Maria

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What Could Be ‘Better Than Ice Cream’?

Stop at the Baraga Shrine and See! (or rather, taste)

Look What I Saw On the Way to the Shrine

September 4th, 2014 by Servant Maria

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Look What I Saw On the Way to the Shrine

I make the trip to the Shrine from Iron Mountain to L’Anse almost every day.  It’s an hour and a half drive and for some, that may seem long, but if we were in New York City…that’s just a good commute!  And my commute is a lot more lovely than any NYC commute.  One day […]

April 29th, 2013 by Servant Maria

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The Bishop Baraga Shrine

The Bishop Baraga Shrine In 1972 a group of people organized the construction of the impressive Bishop Baraga Shrine. Made of bronze and towering six stories high it is situated on a cliff overlooking beautiful Keweenaw Bay. Bishop Baraga was a great missionary to the Native Americans and the first bishop of the area that […]