Upcoming Training / Refresher Workshops


Altar Servers:    Friday, 9/15        After Mass for students at Bishop Baraga Catholic School

                                                Saturday, 9/30   10am at St. Mary/St. Charles church

                                                Saturday, 10/14 After the 4:30 Mass at Sacred Heart Church

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion:

                                                Saturday, 9/23   10am at St. Mary/St. Charles in Cheboygan

                                                Monday, 10/2    6pm at Sacred Heart Church

                                             Sunday, 10/15    After Mass at St. Clement in Pellston

Saturday, 10/28   6pm at Sacred Heart Church

Ushers:                           Saturday, 9/23   12 Noon at St. Mary/St. Charles in Cheboygan

                                                Sunday, 10/1      After Mass at St. Clement in Pellston

Tuesday, 10/3    10am at St. Mary/St. Charles Church

                                                Saturday, 10/14 2pm at Sacred Heart Church

Music Ministry:           Anytime by speaking with either Linda or David after any of the Masses

 Readers:                        Friday, 9/29        5pm at St. Mary/St. Charles Church

                                                Saturday, 9/30   3pm at Sacred Heart Church

                                                Sunday, 10/1      After Mass at St. Clement in Pellston

 Sacristans:                      Need to attend at the church you will be serving

                                                Sacred Heart Church – Saturday, 9/30 after the 4:30pm Mass

                                                St. Mary/St. Charles – Sunday, 10/1 at 8am, before the 9am Mass

                                                St. Clement – See Father Duane to set a time after a Sunday Mass

 Lay Leader of Prayer (A new ministry – see Fr. Duane if interested, otherwise, he has already talked to you.)

Training I – Tuesday, 10/17 at 6:30-8:30pm at St. Mary/St. Charles

 Session II – Saturday, 10/21 from 9:30am -approximately 3:30pm at St. Mary/St. Charles

All Ministers are invited then to attend the Liturgical Minister Day of Prayer at St. Mary Cathedral and the Pastoral Center on Saturday, November 4. See the diocesan website for more information or it will be also given out at the training session you attend.

Thank you for considering this call to serve God and his faithful through your ministry to the Church and our parishes.

If you have questions, please call the office at (231) 627-2105.

Please pray for those making their Confirmation and First Holy Communion this year

There are picture boards of the First Holy Communion and Confirmation Class along with Novena prayer booklets that start on April 27th located in the back of each of our cluster churches.   Don’t forget to take a look at the pictures and keep all of the children in your daily prayers as they journey toward making their Sacraments on May 6th at 1:00 p.m. at St. Mary/St. Charles Church. 


National Catholic Youth Conference
NCYC (National Catholic Youth Conference) is a powerfully unique three-day experience of prayer, community, evangelization, catechesis, service, and empowerment for Catholic teenagers (of high school age) and their adult chaperones.

Indianapolis, Indiana
Dates: November 16-19, 2023
Invited: High School Youth, 9th-12th grade
Cost: $612.56/person (includes bus transportation, motel, and admission to NCYC)
$627.56 (ticket prices increase April 1-June 30)
Contact: Your parish youth minister or your parish secretary.