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www.upcatholic.org THE U.P. CATHOLIC CALENDARS (ALL TIMES LOCAL) February 19, 2016 15 FEB. 19, MARCH 4, 11 & 18 St. Louis the King, Mar- quette will host fish Friday and fellowships from 4:30 until 7 p.m., with Stations of the Cross taking place at 7 p.m. The menu will consist of baked or fried cod, potato or fries, slaw, dessert and drinks. Cost is $10 per per- son, children 10 and under are charged their age. Family specials will also be available. MARCH 3-6 A non-Roman Catholic Cursillo for women will be held at Marygrove Retreat Center in Garden. A Cursillo weekend is an encounter with Christ. Through a series of conferences by ministers and witness talks by fellow Christians, the Cursillo week- end is designed to empow- er people to be more of a Christian witness in their families, neighborhoods and workplaces. * MARCH 4-5 St. Cecilia, Caspian will host 24 hours of adoration in response to the call of Pope Francis. For further details, see the far right hand column on this page. SUNDAY, March 6 The Legion of Mary, Mar- quette Curia will meet at 1:30 p.m. at St. Barbara, Vulcan. MARCH 7-9 A mission will be take place at Holy Spirit, Menominee each night beginning at 6:30 p.m. with the praying of the rosary. The mission will be led by Father Greg Bramlage of Missionaries of the New Evangelization. Each night he will help participants to remove obstacles that block our prayers from being an- swered. There will also be a free will offering each night for the Uganda poor. For more in- formation, contact the Holy Spirit parish office at (906) 863-5239. SUNDAY, March 13 The Legion of Mary, Mar- quette Curia will hold its annual ACIES dinner at Our Lady of Angles, Crystal Falls. For more information, call (906) 875-3019. THURSDAY, March 17 Spring Study Day will take place at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. For more information and to register, see right hand column of this page The annual Chrism Mass will be held at 3 p.m. at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette FRIDAY, March 18 St. Christopher, Marquette will host a fish bake from 4 until 7 p.m. in the parish hall. The dinner includes baked ish, coleslaw, mashed pota- toes, coffee and dessert. The cost is $11 for adults, $5.50 for children 6-12 and five and under are free. Take-out is also available. MARCH 18-20 A Youth Encounter weekend will take place at Marygrove Retreat Center in Garden. Like the Cursillo experience for adults, Youth Encounter is an intense weekend of understanding and experiencing the Chris- tian faith for young people ages 16-20. It is open to youth of all Christian faith traditions. To register and for more information, contact Barry and Yvonne Voss at (906) 563-5187. MARCH 24-27 A Triddum retreat will take place at Marygrove Retreat Center. The retreat is bal- anced between periods of silence, the Holy Week litur- gies, private and communal prayer and one conference each day. The fee for this re- treat is a free will offering. * *Marygrove retreats: For more information or to regis- ter, visit www.marygrove.org or call (906) 644-2771. THE U.P. CATHOLIC CALENDAR Submit Easter Mass times for publication by Feb. 26 Easter Mass times for all diocesan parishes and missions will be published in the March 18 issue of The U.P. Catholic. Parishes: Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday Mass schedules should be sent by email to: news@dioceseofmarquette.org or postal mail to: The U.P. Catholic, 1004 Harbor Hills Drive, Marquette, MI 49855. The deadline for submitting Mass times is Friday, February 26. St. Cecilia in Caspian to hold 24 hours of adoration In response to the call by Pope Francis to have 24 hours of Adoration on March 4 and 5, St. Cecilia Parish in Caspian will pray a rosary at 7:30 a.m. before the 8 a.m. Mass on March 4. Adoration will follow for 24 hours with the Divine Mercy Chap- let prayed at 3 p.m., a rosary prayed at 7:30 a.m. on March 5 followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament at 8 a.m. Mass. Area churches are invited to join. Spring Study Day, Chrism Mass set for March 17 This year's spring study day will be held March 17, from 9:45 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. Father Timothy Ferguson will be the presenter, speaking on the Year of Mercy, in his talk called, Recipients of Mercy, Dispensers of Mercy, Father Ferguson will explore the concept of mercy, starting with St. Thomas Aquinas and Blessed Columba Mar- mion. He will focus on how to develop a heart full of mercy, patterned after the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Registration is due no later than March 4, by filling out the form online at www.dioceseofmarquette.org. The form is found on the homepage by clicking on the register for spring study day banner. The cost for the event is $15 which includes morning refreshments, materials and lunch. Also on March 17 will be the annual Chrism Mass. The Mass is held at 3 p.m. at St. Peter Cathedral. Catholics comprise 24 percent of U.P. population FROM OUR SUNDAY VISITOR, FEBRUARY 1966 Catholics rejoice: new Lenten regulations allowed coffee breaks at work. The transfer of the diocesan see from Sault Ste. Marie to Marquette happened 100 years ago. Now available in Italian: Bishop Frederic Baraga's biography. FROM THE U.P. CATHOLIC, FEBRUARY 1991 Catholic Social Services received $308,622 in Bishop Mark Schmitt's 1991 budget. Upper Peninsula Catholics totaled 75,155 - 24 percent of the U.P. population. Sister Ignatius Rapin, an Ur- suline nun in Ontario, died at the age of 101 after 78 years of service. 50 & 25 YEARS AGO BY LARRY CHABOT Do you have a parish event coming up? Send your parish events one month in advance for possible publication to news@dioceseofmarquette.org, or by mail to Events - The U.P. Catholic, 1004 Harbor Hills Dr., Marquette, MI 49855. Upcoming publishing dates for The U.P. Catholic : March 4 March 28 April 1 April 22 Nominations are currently being accepted for the Legacy of Faith Catholic Service Award. The award was developed to create awareness of those who show exemplary leadership and com- mitment to carrying out the mission of the Catholic Church in word and action. It recognizes lifetime dedication and service to the Church. Nominees must have significant demonstrated leadership and service to the Catholic Church, their community, and beyond. The award may be given to a man or a woman: including a lay person, priest, deacon, or woman religious. For additional information on the Catholic Service Award criteria and a nomination form, visit www.LegacyOfFaith.net, or contact Terri Gadzinski, diocesan development director, at (906) 227-9108 or e-mail: tgadzinski@dioceseofmarquette.org. The deadline for nominating is May 1. Catholic Service Award nominations being accepted

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