Mandate Update:

Mandates lifted beginning Saturday, May 15, 2021:

  • Dispensation from attending Mass in-person is lifted the weekend of May 29 & 30. Sunday Mass obligations resume in-person on Saturdays & Sundays only. Exceptions for grave illness or inability to get to church.
  • Masks are optional, with or without vaccinations
  • All Pews are open for seating, all taped sections are open
  • Social distancing is recommended but not enforced. The Social Hall is reserved for people who wish to practice Social Distancing while attending Mass.

Weekly Mass Times July 26- July 30, 2021:

No Weekday Masses during the month of July

Saturday : 5:00pm

Sunday : 9:00am and 11:00am

Private confessions:

Saturday 3:30pm – 4:30pm.

Appointment Announcement

Bishop Walter A. Hurley, the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Gaylord, has announced the following appointment:

Rev. Bryan Medlin is appointed Pastor of the National Shrine of the Cross in the Woods, Indian River, effective September 17, 2021. Father Medlin has been serving as pastor of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, Lake Leelanau.

In addition, Father Medlin is appointed Assistant Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Gaylord effective August 4, 2021.

We Congratulate Fr Bryan Medlin on his new appointments, thank him for his leadership and guidance during his 4 years at Lake Leelanau St Mary and wish him well on his journey.