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www.upcatholic.org THE U.P. CATHOLIC CALENDARS (ALL TIMES LOCAL) November 18, 2016 17 SATURDAY, Nov. 19 A craft show and luncheon will be held at Holy Family Parish in Flatrock from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the lun- cheon from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. There is no admission fee. The cost for the soup and salad luncheon is $6 or free for children 5 and younger. Many crafters will be at the show selling their goods. For more information, call (906) 786-1209. St. Isaac Jogues Mission in Sault Ste. Marie will host a holiday bazaar and bake sale from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Drawings, a silent auction, baked goods and holiday items will be offered. A lunch consisting of chili and fry bread will begin at 11:30 a.m., the cost is $5. NOVEMBER 19-20 Holy Spirit Catholic School in Norway will host a holiday craft show. Crafts, Christmas bakery, evergreen wreaths, and drawings will be avail- able, along with lunch. The hours are 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday. SATURDAY, Nov. 26 The Buy Local for the Holidays Lake Linden Craft and Food Bazaar benefiting St. Joseph Church will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided by the Knights of Columbus with donations being accepted. In- terested vendors may contact Laura Hamlett by email at JimAndLauraYooper@hot- mail.com or by calling (806) 790-7798. DECEMBER 2-4 The Wise Men Weekend will be held at Marygrove Retreat Center in Garden. The three days will consist of prayer, Christian fellowship, shared wisdom, and is designed to help men put God first. Father Ben Hasse will serve as the retreat director. To reg- ister or for more information, call Marygrove at (906) 644- 2771 or visit www.marygrove. org. DECEMBER 3-4 The Marquette Choral Society will host its annual concert at St. Peter Cathedral. See the right hand column of this page for more informa- tion.* SUNDAY, Dec. 4 The Legion of Mary, Mar- quette Curia will meet at 1:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit/Resurrec- tion, Menominee St. Anthony of Padua, Wells and St. Thomas the Apostle, Escanaba will host a dinner bazaar from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. There will be a bake sale, craft sale and drawings. Dinner will consist of ham, meatballs, cabbage rolls, and all of the fixings. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-17, five and younger are free. DECEMBER 9-11 A three-day silent direct- ed retreat will be hosted by Marygrove Retreat Center in Garden. With very few ex- ceptions, there is no talking during the retreat. The retreat includes Mass and communal morning and evening prayer, along with opportunities to visit with a spiritual director. During a silent retreat, par- ticipants live by a different set of rules designed to bring rest and peace, and increase ones awareness of Gods presence.* DECEMBER 17-18 A retreat titled, Advent, its not just for Christmas shopping will be held at Marygrove Retreat Center in Garden. Prepare to celebrate Christs birth by spending an overnight retreat. Father Tim- othy Ferguson will direct the retreat. * *Marygrove retreats: For more information or to regis- ter, visit www.marygrove.org or call (906) 644-2771. THE U.P. CATHOLIC CALENDAR NMU to host presentation, "My Atheist Friend" Bishop John Doerfler will speak at the First Friday Club of St. Michaels parish in Marquette, in partnership with Northern Michigan University Catholic Campus Ministry on December 2 at 7 p.m. Bishop Doerfler will present, My Atheist Friend. He will answer the questions, How do we engage new athe- ists in charitable dialogue? How do we defend the faith in secular culture? This special program will be held on the campus of NMU, with the room location to be an- nounced. The event is offered free of charge to the public. Knights of Columbus Christmas poster contest The Knights of Columbus Council 689 in Marquette is inviting all children ages 5 through 14 to participate in the organizations international Keep Christ in Christmas poster contest. By engaging the creative talents of our young people, the Knights hope they will come to a deeper understand- ing of the true, spiritual meaning of Christmas. The contest will be conducted locally with winning entries ad- vancing to the district level and then to the state, national and international levels. The contest started on Nov. 16 and end on Dec. 15, 2016. Entry forms, paper, and more information for the contest will be available at the Marquette branches of the Upper Peninsula Catholic Credit Union and Father Mar- quette Catholic School on the start date. Posters must be submitted to those locations by the end date. Winners of the contest will be contacted by Tuesday, Dec. 20. Marquette Choral Society concert set for Dec. 3-4 The Marquette Choral Society will present Handels Oratoria, Messiah on Dec. 3-4 at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. Saturdays performance will bat 7:30 p.m., with Sundays at 3 p.m. There is no charge, but a free will offering will be accepted. Father David Sedlock ordained by Bishop Schmitt 50 & 25 YEARS AGO BY LARRY CHABOT FROM OUR SUNDAY VISITOR NOVEMBER, 1966 Bishop Thomas Noa excused diocesan Catholics from meat abstinence on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Diocesan senior priest Casper Douenberg, a Holland native who migrated to the U.S. in 1912, died at age 87. November issues were packed with campaign ads for the 1966 election candidates. FROM THE U.P. CATHOLIC NOVEMBER, 1991 Bishop Mark Schmitt thanked the nearly 2,000 new sub- scribers to the diocesan paper. Jessica Hermann of Newberry and Matt Charlebois of Escanaba were U.P. representatives at the National Youth Conference. Artist and retailer David Sedlock was ordained a priest by Bishop Schmitt. BISHOP DOERFLER SCHEDULE NOVEMBER 20: Mass & Rite of Candidacy, 10:30 a.m., St. Peter Cathedral, Marquette 27: Mass, 10:30 a.m., St. Peter Ca- thedral, Marquette 30: School visit, St. John Paul II Cath- olic Academy, Menominee DECEMBER 2: First Friday Club talk, 7 p.m., Northern Michigan University Cam- pus, Marquette 3: 125th Anniversary Mass, 4:30 p.m., St. Francis of Assisi, Dollar Bay, reception to follow 5: Sacred Heart Major Seminary visit, Detroit 7: Michigan Catholic Conference board meeting, Lansing 8: Mass, 5:15 p.m., St. Peter Ca- thedral, Marquette (Feast of the Immaculate Conception) 11: Mass, 10:30 a.m., St. Peter Cathe- dral, Marquette 11-12: Annual visit to Carmelites, Monastery of the Holy Cross, Iron Mountain 14: School visit, Father Marquette Middle School, Marquette 15: School visit, Father Marquette Elementary School, Marquette 18: Mass, 10:30 a.m., St. Peter Ca- thedral, Marquette DIOCESAN CALENDAR NOVEMBER 18-20: "Help! My Kid's Don't Go To Church Anymore" retreat, Marygrove Reterat Center, Garden 20: Collection, Catholic Campaign for Human Development 24-25: Thanksgiving break, dioce- san offices closed DECEMBER 1: Diocesan evangelization council meeting, 1 - 3 p.m., Bishop Baraga room, diocesan offices, Marquette 2-4: Wise men's retreat, Marygrove Retreat Center, Garden 7: Catholic school principal meeting, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., via Zoom video conference 8: Feast of the Immaculate Con- ception, Holy Day of Obligation, diocesan offices closed 9-11: Three-day silent directed retreat, Marygrove Retreat Center, Garden 11: National Retirement Fund for Religious 17-18: Advent retreat: "Advent is not just for Christmas shopping," Marygrove Retreat Center, Garden 23: Diocesan offices closed for Christmas 25: The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Holy Day of Obligation 26: Diocesan offices closed for Christmas 30: Diocesan offices closed 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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