Updated events during the week
Live Stream Mass for Palm Sunday, 4pm April 4th.
Letter from Bishop Powers regarding COVID-19
Bishop Powers has sent out his second letter in a week, with updated procedures for churches in the Diocese of Superior
He states (excerpted):
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:
1. I am Dispensing from Sunday Obligation to attend Mass anyone, who for whatever reason, is afraid they might contract COVID-19. I strongly encourage our elderly, very young, and anyone with a compromised immune system to accept this dispensation. For those who elect not to attend Mass, I suggest you gather as family and watch Mass on television, pray the rosary, read and reflect on the readings of the day, or perform some other act of prayer or worship.
2. Any parish that has not already done so is to discontinue offering the Precious Blood. We know that although the reception of the Holy Eucharist under both the Body and Blood is a fuller sign, Christ is fully present in just the Body or just the Blood. To those who suffer from celiac disease or a gluten allergy, I hope your parish offers a low gluten host. If not, I encourage you to open yourself to making a "Spiritual Communion."
3. For those who receive the Body of Christ on the tongue, out of Christian Charity for the sake of others, I ask you, for the time being, please refrain from this. Even though your own personal spirituality may be inclined to receive on the tongue, please, out of concern for the possible spread of the virus to others, receive in the hand.
4 Contact between Mass participants is to be limited. This includes refraining from holding hands when reciting the "Our Father," shaking hands at the sign of peace, and even greeting parishioners as they enter and leave church. For the sign of peace and greetings, simply nod your head as you verbally express your greeting, peace, hello or goodbye, and instruct others to do the same.
5. All Holy water fonts should be emptied at this time.
As the coronavirus situation warrants, further directives will be issued either by me directly or through one of the diocesan offices.
Let us all pray for those who are affected by the coronavirus and the medical professionals who care for them.
Most Rev. James P. Powers
Bishop, Diocese of Superior
Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship
A Call to Political Responsibility from the Catholic Bishops of the United States with Introductory Note
from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
A teaching document on the political responsibility of Catholics in the exercise of their rights and duties as participants in our democracy.
Part-Time Music Minister
St. Peter the Fisherman Parish in Eagle River is seeking a Part-Time Music Minister to plan and lead liturgical music for worship. We’re looking for someone with a passion for music who is grounded in the Catholic faith and has an understanding of how liturgical music fits into the worship life of the parish. Requirements: Strong keyboard skills; familiarity with various forms of liturgical music; Musical Direction experience is preferred. Requirements and preferences may be negotiable with an experienced and proven individual. Duties to include music selection, preparation, and rehearsal, musical accompaniment as well as forming and directing choir(s). Recruit, train, and schedule cantors, choir members and other instrumentalists. Must be available most weekends and some evenings and willing to work collaboratively in the overall liturgical preparation. Interested persons may contact the parish office for an application at [email protected] or 715-479-8704.
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New Mass Time on Sunday
The new schedule for Masses will begin September 8th and 9th, 2018, the weekend after Labor Day, and is as follows:
Saturday, 4:00 PM St. Peter, Eagle River
Sunday, 7:30 AM St. Mary, Phelps
Sunday, 9:15 AM St. Albert, Land o’ Lakes
Sunday 11:00 AM St. Peter, Eagle River
Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation "Gaudete et Exsultate"
Saturday Evenings, 3:00 to 3:30 pm
Over 50 Spirituality Group
This group meets each 3rd Thursday of the Month in the 4 Seasons Room at St. Peter's