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www.upcatholic.org THE U.P. CATHOLIC CALENDARS (ALL TIMES LOCAL) February 24, 2017 13 Diocese and cathedral join forces for a temporary homeless shelter 50 & 25 YEARS AGO BY LARRY CHABOT FROM OUR SUNDAY VISITOR FEBRUARY, 1967 For the first time, Catholic lay employees in Michigan were enrolled in a statewide pension plan. Ironwood St. Ambrose cagers, who had only five wins last year, had already won 14 games with two to go. Headlining the diocesan Catholic women's convention in Marquette was Our Sunday Visitor national columnist Dale Francis. FROM THE U.P. CATHOLIC FEBRUARY, 1992 Father Stephen Mayrand, who retired in 1984 as pastor at Vulcan, died at age 75. The diocese and St. Peter Cathedral joined forces to make the Janzen House in Marquette a temporary homeless shelter. Alphonse and Mary Dalimonte, members of St. Mary in Sault Ste. Marie, celebrated their 70th anniversary. SUNDAY, Feb. 26 Holy Spirit Parish in Menominee will host a Mardi Gras party at St. John Paul II Catholic Academy from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. It will feature a chicken dinner, served until 1:30 p.m. The cost for the dinner is $8 for ages 12 and above, $4 for youth age 6-12, and children 5 and under are free. Also available will be childrens games and prizes, a bake sale and various drawings. A pancake breakfast fundraiser will take place at Precious Blood in Stephenson from 9 until 11 a.m. All money raised will go towards the WVFC Catholic radio station that is operated out of the par- ish. Cost is $6 per person, or two for $10, children $3, and under 5 years old are free. The menu in- cludes pancakes, sausage and scrambled eggs. FRIDAYS, March 3, 17 & 31 A fish bake will be held at St. Christopher Parish in Marquette from 4-7 p.m. The menu includes baked lake trout, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, rolls, dessert and a beverage. Cost is $11 for adults, $5.50 for children ages 6-12, with ages 5 and younger free. SUNDAY, March 5 The Legion of Mary, Marquette Curia will meet at 1:30 p.m. at Guardian Angels, Crystal Falls. The womens league of St. Barbara Parish in Vul- can will host a morning of recollection for teen girls and women. The day be- gins at 8 a.m. with Mass, followed by a breakfast buffet and presentation. Father Timothy Fer- guson will present on modern day female saints, such as Mother Teresa, St. Gianna Molla and St. Zelie Martin. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at St. Bar- bara Parish or St. Mary Parish office in Norway. Or, by calling Patsy at (906) 563-8749 or Georgia at (906) 563-9693. Tickets are available until March 1. FRIDAY, March 10 The Knights of Colum- bus will host a fish fry at St. Mary Parish, Norway from 4:30 until 7 p.m. Dine in or carry out is available. Available menu consists of baked or batter fried cod, baked potato or french fries, or cheese ravioli dinner with garlic bread. Kids 12 and under are $7, a half pound of cod or ravioli meal is $10, and $15 for a double order consisting of one pound of cod or double ravioli. MARCH 10-11 A confirmation over- night retreat will be held at Marygrove Retreat Center. Those seeking confirmation are invited, as well as their parents and sponsors. For more information or to register, visit www.marygrove.org or call (906) 644-2771. WEDNESDAY, March 15 The womens league of St. Barbara parish in Vulcan will host a spring luncheon in the parish hall from 11:15 until 1 p.m. Menu items include hot beef sandwiches, mashed potatoes and gravy, po- lenta, pasta, sauerkraut, salad, and dessert. Tickets are available at the door for $10 for adults, $5 for children, and free for those age 5 and under. In addition there will be drawings with several prizes. THE U.P. CATHOLIC CALENDAR Chastity speaker Matt Fradd coming to Escanaba Matt Fraad, a well known Catholic chastity speaker and the found- er of The Porn Effect (www.theporneffect.com) will present three talks in Escanaba, March 2-3. Each talk will be held in the Besse Theater at Bay College in Escanaba. The schedule is as follows: Talk for parents: Thursday, March 2, 6 - 7 p.m. Parenting the Internet Generation (free) Talk for high school youth: Thursday, March 2, 7:30-8:30 p.m. The Love that Satisfies ($10)* Talk for 7th & 8th grade youth: Friday, March 3rd, 9:30 a.m.- noon The Love that Satisfies (free) *$10 tickets sold at St. Anne Church, Escanaba, (906) 786-1421 or available at the door. For more information visit, www.chastityproject.com/seminars/ speakers/matt-fradd/. For questions, contact Kate Swanson at (906) 786-7550, ext. 37 or by email at kswanson@holynamecrusad- ers.com. Scholarship available for graduating seniors Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Bibianne Bes- sette Scholarship Fund. The scholarships aid graduating high school seniors who are pursuing a college or vocational education at an ac- credited degree granting institution. Applications must be received no later than March 15. An online application must be filled out at www.dioceseofmar- quette.org/bbscholarshiplink, along mailing the supporting docu- ments as listed in the application. Register now for the Fatima centennial celebration A diocesan-wide celebration commemorating the 100th anniver- sary of the Marian apparitions at Fatima will be held on Saturday, May 13 at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. The celebration begins at 9 a.m. and concludes with the 4 p.m. Sunday Vigil Mass celebrat- ed by Bishop John Doerfler. Some of the events planned are presentations by John Priess, president of Fatima Family Apostolate, a procession through the streets of Marquette, and programs for children 12 and younger. A lunch will be provided at no cost by the Knights of Columbus. Following Mass, a dinner will be available for $10 for adults and $5 for children. Participants are asked to register for the celebration in advance by visiting www.dioceseofmarquette.org/fatima, or by calling (800) 562-9745 ext. 139. This Lent, the communities of Ishpeming and Marquette will be offering two separate Lenten missions. The mission hosted by St. John the Evan- gelist Parish in Ishpeming is slated for March 5-8, beginning at 6:30 p.m. each night. Dioc- esan priest, Father Brad Sjoquist will lead the mission titled, Identity Crisis: Living in the truth of who God made you to be. The respective talks are: Children of God the Father, Our New Identity in Christ, The Spirit of Adoption, and Brothers and Sisters in the Family of God. On the evening of March 5, a compli- mentary Italian dinner will take place at 5:30 p.m. prior to the presentation. Participants are asked to RSVP for the dinner by March 1. To RSVP, call (906) 486-6212 or email stjohnschurch325@yahoo.com. Also, on Monday several priests will be available for confessions following the talk. St. Michael Parish in Marquette will host its mission titled Time for God in a Busy World, March 19-22. It will be led by Father John Graden, an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales, and Mary Sellars Malloy. The mission will include music, prayer and reflection. On March 19 it will be held from 3:30 until 5 p.m., followed by a potluck dinner in the parish hall. The remaining nights, it will be held from 6:30 until 8 p.m., with a social to follow each evening. The series is partially funded by a grant from the Legacy of Faith. However, freewill offerings will be accepted to offset the cost of the mission to the parish. Childcare will also be available for a freewill offering. The childcare is provided by Father Marquette Middle School eighth grade families as a class fundraiser. Lenten missions set for Ishpeming, Marquette parishes 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.

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