How to submit briefs for the calendar page
Local briefs is a summary of events and programs held in the Diocese of Superior. Parishes and organizations are asked to submit event notices via email, fax or postal mail by Wednesday noon, the week before the publication date. Information for the calendar items cannot be accepted by telephone. Send to: Catholic Herald, Calendar Page, P.O. Box 969, Superior, WI 54880; Fax: 715-392-8656 or email to
Editor’s note: To slow the spread of coronavirus, many public gatherings are being cancelled. Before leaving to attend events, please contact the church or hosting organization to ensure events are not cancelled.
Cheesecake and pie sale, Catawba
St. Paul the Apostle, Catawba, holds a cheesecake and pie sale, Sept. 5, 9-11 a.m., via pick-up only.
Pies available for purchase are: apple, pumpkin, rhubarb custard, cherry, raspberry, blueberry and mincemeat. Cheesecakes available are: Raspberry, chocolate, classic and no-bake. Phone orders only. 715-474-3477.
Last order date is Aug. 30. Food prepared using CDC guidelines. Proceeds to benefit St. Paul the Apostle.
National Day of Remembrance, Phillips
A National Day of Remembrance for aborted children will be held at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Hwy. W, in Phillips, Sept. 12, at 10 a.m. This day commemorates the burial of abortion victims found in Milwaukee 25 years ago. The day will include praying and singing. All denominations are invited. This is an outside event that allows for spreading out to socially distance. For more information, call 715-339-4632.
Totus Tuus canceled
Due to COVID-19 exposure of two missionaries, Totus Tuus was cancelled for the summer of 2020. Office of Catholic Formation Director Peggy Schoenfuss made the announcement July 9.
Youth events moved to spring
Diocesan youth rallies scheduled for October in River Falls and Tomahawk have been moved to the spring. New dates have not been released.
Retreats and workshops, Arbor Vitae
The Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center, Arbor Vitae, holds programs and retreats year-round. Visit www.marywoodsc.org. 715-385-3750.
Retreats, Marathon City
St. Anthony Spirituality Center, Marathon City, holds weekend, day-long and private retreats, programs and workshops throughout the year. Visit www.sarcenter.com or call 715-443-2236 for more information.
Retreats, Buffalo, Minn.
Christ the King Retreat Center, Buffalo, Minn., holds programs and retreats year-round. www.kingshouse.com. 763-682-1394, ext. 11.