The Family of Catholic Parishes
at the Rising of the Sun
Serving Alcona and southern Alpena counties

From the rising of the sun to its setting to You, Almighty God all honor and glory (Ps 113, 3)

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Faith Formation and Sacramental Preparation


YOUTH FAITH FORMATION SESSIONS
  St. Anne: Preschool – 12th grade, Sundays: 9:15 am
St. Catherine: Preschool-12th grade, Sundays after 9:00 am Mass
St. Raphael: K–8th grade, call to make arrangements
  
  YOUTH GROUPS
St. Anne: Grades 7–12, Tuesdays 6:00–8:00 pm
 
  ADULT FAITH FORMATION
Periodically check the bulletin for what is being offered.  

 BULLETIN
The four-parish Sunday bulletin informs parishioners of what is going on in the parishes and the diocese, and also includes adult faith formation articles.  Our Sunday bulletin is also available online at dioceseofgaylord.org (click “Parishes”, then click on one of our four parishes and go to “bulletin”), and also onthe MyParish App for smart phones.

AVAILABLE CATHOLIC LITERATURE
Free for the taking and using: the monthly "Word Among Us" with daily scripture readings and reflections, the quarterly little booklet “Living Faith” with a brief meditation for each day, and the Diocese of Saginaw’s Little Books with brief daily meditations for the Advent and Christmas season, the Lenten season, and the Easter season (one per family please).
 
Also available are various pamphlets in the pamphlet rack in St. Catherine’s south vestibule, St. Anne's north vestibule, and in St. Raphael's narthex. 
 

WEBSITES OF INTEREST
Diocese of Gaylord
Vatican
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Baraga Broadcasting (local Catholic radio)
St. Anthony Messenger
Info on saints, prayers, and Catholic topics of interest