Faith Formation

Welcome to Stella Maris Parish Faith Formation

Our goal is to provide faith formation for all members of our parish. All are Welcome!

Any questions or concerns please contact Linda Cummer, Faith Formation Coordinator, at 920-421-2195.

Youth Faith Formation

We invite all Stella Maris parents to enroll their children in our Youth Faith Formation program. Registration packets are sent to parents in September. If you did not receive a registration packet and would like to register your child/children, please contact the Faith Formation Coordinator (phone noted above) or the Egg Harbor office at 920-868-3241. All are welcomed!

The 2017-2018 year of Youth Faith Formation will begin on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in Baileys Harbor. Grades 1-8 classes begin at 4:00 PM and conclude at 5:30 PM. Gibraltar and Sevastopol students in grades 1-8 are bussed to the church, but parents are responsible for picking up their children at 5:30. As a safety concern, parents are required to come into the classroom upon the student dismissal time.

High School students begin class at 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM on Wednesday at the Baileys Harbor site. Parents are responsible for transporting their child to and from class.

No Youth Faith Formation classes are scheduled on the following dates: 11/22 - Thanksgiving break, 12/27 - Christmas Break, and 3/28 which is Holy Week and Spring Break for Gibraltar and Sevastopol Schools. Last day of classes for Youth Faith Formation takes place on May 2, 2018. (Please note: If Gibraltar Schools cancel school on a Wednesday, all Youth Faith Formation classes are cancelled as well.)

Second Graders will celebrate their First Reconciliation on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 with a prayer service beginning at 5:45PM in Baileys Harbor...a pizza party will follow this service. First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at the 10AM Mass in Sister Bay. Prior to First Holy Communion Sunday, a retreat will occur on Saturday, April 14 in Sister Bay from 9-noon and a rehearsal on Sunday, April 15 after the 10AM Mass in Sister Bay.

If the Holy Spirit is moving you to join the Youth Faith Formation team as a catechist, a catechist substitute, a catechist aide, or perhaps you would be willing to read a story to a class or help in any way, we would welcome you with open arms! If interested or you have questions about our program, please call or email Linda Cummer, Faith Formation Coordinator at 920-421-2195 or .

Adult Faith Formation

  • Weekly Scripture Study on the upcoming Sunday Gospel: all adult parishioners are welcome to attend this study after the 8 a.m. mass on Tuesday at the Sister Bay site.
    • Meeting Christ in Prayer: This is an eight-week session based on Jesuit spirituality and different ways of praying and reflecting on scripture.  If interested and for more information, please call Sharon Brabson at (920) 868-2404.
    • Menís Bible Study Group: This group meets at 9 a.m. the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at the Sister Bay site. Please join us! For further details contact Mark Kunstman at 495-5856 or Kathy.markdc@live.
    • Christ Renews His Parish (CRHP): This is a two day retreat for all women of the parish put on by women in the parish. It is a wonderful time to hear otherís faith journeys and reflect on your relationship with the Lord. It will be a faith filled and joyous two days you will take with you for years to come. For more information, please call Sharon Brabson at (920) 868-2404.
    • Holy Book Club: Join us the second Monday of the month at 10 AM at our Sister Bay site to join or just listen to a lively discussion on some very powerful books. To see a listing and summary of past books click on the "NEWS" tab on this website.

    RCIA Program for Adults

    The RCIA is the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.  This is a process by which people become members of the Roman Catholic Church. If you are interested in our faith and would like to know more about it, please contact Becky Nash, Pastoral Associate at the church office, 868-3241. 

    Catholic Links

    Just a reminder that you may wish to check out the Catholic Links tab on this website. There are many valuable resources for your faith formation journey.


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    Baileys Harbor, Egg Harbor,Fish Creek,
    Jacksonport, Sister Bay, and Washington Island
    Door County, Wisconsin
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