August 13th, 2015 by Servant Maria

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Baraga Shrine Gift Shop Closed August 14th

Just want anyone who happens to check this website for information to know that the Baraga Shrine Gift Shop will be closed Friday, August 14th so that I can attend the sentencing for the man who killed my nephew, Eric Volp, in 2008.  Please pray for us and for Erik Smith, the man who killed my […]

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 […]

Wausaukee Ice Cream Lovers!

August 2nd, 2015 by Servant Maria

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Wausaukee Ice Cream Lovers!

Wausaukee Ice Cream Lovers…Last year some innocent gift shop visitors from Wausaukee, Wisconsin tasted some of our homemade ice cream. That was it…there were ice cream eaters from Wausaukee back at the Bishop Baraga Shrine every weekend of August last year. And this year as soon as they hit L’Anse they hit the Bishop Baraga Shrine and […]

Baraga Shrine Pasties Almost Every Day!

July 1st, 2015 by Servant Maria

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Baraga Shrine Pasties Almost Every Day!

Delicious, homemade hot pasties will be available at the Baraga Shrine Gift Shop each day (except Sunday, of course, when we are closed in honor of the Lord’s Day). beginning on June 29. Stop by the Baraga Shrine Gift Shop, enjoy a pasty and complete your meal with delicious homemade ice cream!

May 16th, 2015 by Servant Maria

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Bishop Baraga Shrine Holy Store Re-opens May 20, 2015

The Holy Store at the Baraga Shrine will re-open after being closed for winter and spring on Wednesday, May 2o.   We’ll even have pasties available this weekend on Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23. We’ll also be serving Baraga Better Than Ice Cream once again as well as some other goodies.  We’ll be open in […]

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 […]

January 14th, 2013 by Servant Maria

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Come and Visit the Baraga Shrine

There are many hidden treasures in the U.P. and the Baraga Shrine is certainly one of them. Read more about the lovely and inspiring Bishop Baraga Shrine situated between L’Anse, and Baraga, Michigan.