Historical Photos

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#1 This is the Stella Maris mosaic above the doors at the Baileys Harbor St. Mary of the Lake site.


#2 Stella Maris Painting at the St. Rosalia, Sister Bay site.


#3 Land Deed - Diocese of Green Bay purchases land for St. Michael the Archangel Church from John Reynolds for $1.00 on May 23, 1881


#4 Bill of Lading - Materials purchased for the construction of St. Michael Church in Jacksonport. June 10, 1980


#5 One of the first pictures of St. Michael the Archangel Church taken around 1900.


#6 This picture of St. Michael Church was taken around 1940.


#7 Christ the King - stained glass window at St. Michael Church


#8 Mary the Iron Tower - stained glass window st St. Michael Church


#9 St. Joseph Patron of the Church - stained glass window at St. Michael Church


#10 The Eucharist - stained glass window at St. Michael Church


#11 St. Peter Keys - stained glass window at St. Michael Church


#12 Confirmation - stained glass window taken at St. Michael Church


#13 Baptism - stained glass window at St. Michael church


#14 St. Michael the Archangel - stained glass window at St. Michael Church


#15 This is Station Five of the Stations of the Way of the Cross.


#16 Chrism oil glass case and baptismal font at St. Michael Church


#17 Infant of Prague statue at St. Michael Church


#18 St. Michael the Archangel standing guard at St. Michael Church.


#19 Altar at St. Michael Church before the latter 1960's rennovation (Caroline LeClair and Don Weber Wedding)


#20 St. Michael Church Altar after 1960's rennovations


#21 Altar at St. Michael Church 2010


#22 This picture shows the tin pressed ceiling and walls of St. Michael Church prior to the latter 1960's rennovations.


#23 Picture at St. Michael Church showing the inside after the mid 1960's rennovations


#24 Classic white country church of St. Michael - view 1


#25 Classic white country church of St. Michael - view 2


#26 Altar boys outside at St. Michael Church


#27 Redwood Cross dedicated to honor Father Tremblay


#28 St. Michael Church with parish hall built in 1993


#29 Victor LeClair (1827-1888) grave - oldest grave in the St. Michael Church Cemetery


#30 St. Paul Church purchased this little white schoolhouse in 1921.


#31 St. Paul's Little White Church Double Wedding in 1955.


#32 Today the little white church is the Gallery of Gold jewelry store.


#33 Groundbreaking ceremony for the new St. Paul the Apostle Church in June 1957.


#34 Groundbreaking, June, 1957.


#35 Dedication of St. Paul the Apostle Church, August 20, 1961


#36 Altar in St. Paul the Apostle Church, 1961


#37 50th Anniversary - Rededication blessing by Father David Ruby on August 20, 2011


#38 Roeser Homestead in Sister Bay


#39 First St. Rosalia Church in Sister Bay


#40 Interior of present St. Rosalia Church, Sister Bay


#41 St. Rosalia Painting


#42 Dedication of St. Rosalia Church - Rev. Stoeckel and Msgr. John Schuh preceding Bishop Adam Maida


#43 Pencil drawing of new St. Rosalia Church in Sister Bay


#44 William Carmody


#45 Charles and Delia LaRouche


#46 Saint John the Baptist Church 1910


#47 Bishop Ricken, Green Bay Diocese, EH Centennial Celebration, 2010


#48 Father David Ruby, Pastor SMP, EH Centennial Celebration, 2010


#49 Father Savard, Silver Jubilee Celebration


#50 Shrine in front of Saint John the Baptist Church, Blessed Mother, Our Lady of Grace, 1964


#51 Felix and Julia Milfeld


#52 St. John the Baptist Church Sanctuary, 1970's


#53 St. John the Baptist Sanctuary Today


#54 CCD class in 1990


#55 Worship on Washington Island


#56 Worship on Washington Island, Father David Ruby, Pastor of Stella Maris Parish


#57 Worship on Washington Island, Diane Kahlscheuer, Organist


#58 Worship on Washington Island, Larry Kahlscheuer, Lay Presider


#59 Christ Renews His Parish - 2011


#60 Emily Dompke attends World Youth Day - 2011


#61 St. Mary of the Lake Church, Baileys Harbor, view of Lake Michigan.


#62 First Catholic Church in Northern Door County. St. Mary's as seen in early 1900's.


#63 Michael W. McArdle


#64 Sanctuary in the little white wood frame church of 1886


#65 First Rectory - 1895


#66 Father L.A. Nolin, O.M.I., First Oblate priest in Northern Door County


#67 Cornerstone - St. Mary of the Lake Church, 1936


#68 1936 - New St. Mary of the Lake Church with white frame old church next to it.


#69 1886 Little White Church


#70 Father Eugene Tremblay, O.M.I


#71 Centennial Mass Congregation


#72 Bishop Maida and Father Tremblay at altar during the Centennial Mass


#73 Altar at St. Mary of the Lake, 1986


#74 Parade Float celebrating St. Mary of the Lake Centennial


#75 Father Chester Capucci


#76 Father Matt Simonar


#77 Father David Ruby


#78 75th/125th Anniversary Celebration of St. Mary of the Lake


#79 75th/125th Anniversary Celebration of St. Mary of the Lake


#80 May Crowning by Faith Formation students


#81 May Crowning - Faith Formation students singing, "O Mary..."



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