Mandate Update:

Mandates August 27, 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.
  • Once again, Masks are strongly suggested
  • All Pews are open for seating
  • Social distancing is strongly recommended but not enforced. The Social Hall is reserved for people who wish to practice Social Distancing while attending Mass.

Weekly Mass Times Beginning September 20, 2021:

Tuesday 6:00pm

Wednesday 2:10pm (Students 6-12)

Thursday 2:10pm (Students K-5)

Friday 9:00am

Saturday 5:00pm

Sunday 9:00am and 11:00am

Private confessions:

Tuesday evening 5:00-6:00 and 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 the past 4 years at Lake Leelanau St Mary and wish him well on his journey.

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

Fr. Benjamin Martin

Rev. Benjamin A. Martin, presently serving as Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception, Traverse City, is appointed as Administrator of St. Mary of the Assumption, Lake Leelanau. This appointment is effective as of September 17, 2021.

St Mary is pleased to welcome Fr Ben Martin to our community.