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Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Steven J. Raica, Chancellor of the Diocese of Lansing, as the Fifth Bishop of the Diocese of Gaylord. The Holy Father's appointment was announced on Friday, June 27 at 6:00am EDT at the Vatican. The date of Bishop-elect Raica's consecration and installation will be Thursday, August 28, at St. Mary Cathedral in Gaylord. Congratulations to Bishop-elect Raica!
Additional information: Diocese of Gaylord Lansing Diocese Bishop Earl Boyea Statement Bishop-elect Steven Raica Statement. The photo was taken Easter Sunday - Msgr. Steven Raica co-celebrating with Bishop Emeritus Carl Mengeling.
Saturday, June 21st, St. Mary Cathedral Parish celebrated Corpus Christi with a procession around the Cathedral followed by Benediction and then an Italian dinner. Thank you to those that participated. The picture below was taken in front of the Cathedral. There are also a few pictures under St. Mary Photos on the right.
There are several dates and events to keep in mind this summer:
*Sunday, July 20, Ice Cream Social on the front lawn following 11:00 AM Mass.
*July 21 through July 26 there will be NO 8:00 AM Mass at the Cathedral. There will be a 12:05 Mass Monday - Friday that week.
*There will be no Mass at 5:15 PM on Tuesdays during July. There will be Perpetual Help and St. Anthony Devotions at 5:15 PM
*Sunday, August 10, Parish Picnic at Grand Woods Park 4:00 - 9:00 PM. For more information click on Parish Picnic on the right.
As part of Pentecost weekend Masses four parishioners were selected to serve on the Pastoral Council. Thank you to everyone that had indicated they were willing to serve. New members are LaVerne DuPard, Peg Patterson, Phil Shertzing and Jason Trowbridge. See Pastoral Council on the right for all members. Please pray for all members of the Council as they serve the St. Mary Cathedral Parish.
Are you interested in a pilgrimage with Msgr. Reilly and the Cathedral Choir to Montreal and Quebec next summer? Parishioners are invited to travel with the Choir on this eight night pilgrimage. Mass will be said daily in various Cathedrals and Shrines. Click Montreal and Quebec City for the itinerary. A commitment is requested by mid-September with a deposit due in January 2015.
Pope Francis, with retired pope, canonizes St. John XXIII and St. John Paul II. The Vatican website which can be found on our Links page contains information as well as Catholic News. If you are interested in reading Pope Francis' homily given during the Canonization Mass held on April 27th click here. (It is in English.)
St. Mary Pictorial Directories are available for sale for $10. You may stop by the Parish Office or stop in the Sacristry after Mass.
Thank you if you have helped St. Mary Cathedral Parish by prayers or financial support to meet the goal set by the Diocese for the Diocesan Services Appeal "For You Are All One in Christ Jesus". Pledges are still welcomed if you have not yet done so. The Parish will receive half of all dollars pledged over our goal. The theme this year reminds us that we are all children of God, joined together in one faith family. Thank you !!
The Catholic Bishops of Michigan have responded to Judge Bernard Friedman's ruling that Michigan must permit same-sex "marriage. Click on same-sex marriage response for the response. The bishops write collectively under the name of the Michigan Catholic Conference, the official public policy voice of the Catholic Church in this state.
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Food Collections for Advent House Ministries
With the economy affecting so many people in the Lansing area, we would like to increase our food collection to Advent House Ministries. We have heard ....
St. Mary Cathedral Parish Pictorial
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Catholic Young Adults of Lansing
Young adults (age 18 to 30's) in the greater Lansing area are invited to come together under the patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary to draw closer to Jesus Christ and to share the Catholic faith in prayer, fellowship and service. ...