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
Jan. 31-Feb. 2
Retreat, Arbor Vitae
The Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center, Arbor Vitae, holds “Praying with Poetry,” 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 2.
Cost is $195 for a private room in a shared cabin; $125 for commuters. Meals not included.
Register by Jan. 15, with a $100 deposit. www.marywoodsc.org or 715-385-3750.
Bingo, Rib Lake
Knights of Columbus 9608 hold a bingo day at Good Shepherd, Rib Lake, 1 p.m. 715-427-5259.
Prayer group meeting, Superior
A new prayer group will meet Mondays, Jan. 6 and Jan. 20, 6:30 p.m., in the Cathedral parish hall. 715-392-1673.
Morning Star Prayer Group, Barron
Morning Star Prayer Group in Barron meets at St. Joseph Church, Mondays, Jan. 13 and Jan. 27. Rosary at 6 p.m.; prayer meeting, 6:30-8 p.m.; prayer ministry, 8-8:30 p.m. 715-637-3255.
River of Life Prayer Group, Minong
River of Life Prayer Group in Solon Springs meets at St. Mary’s Church, Minong, Mondays, Jan. 13 and 27. 715-376-2697 or 715-376-4126. Meeting cancelled if bad weather.
Ravioli dinner/card social, Washburn
The Knights of Columbus 6702 will host an Italian ravioli dinner and card social at the St. Louis Parish Hall, Washburn. The dinner, served 4-7 p.m., includes four homemade meat ravioli with sauce, salad, garlic bread, dessert and beverage. Playing cards will be provided. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance from an Knights Council member, or at the parish office. Seating is limited. 715-373-2676.
Pancake breakfast, Medford
Holy Rosary School will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Menu includes regular, blueberry, strawberry or potato pancakes, applesauce, cheese, fruit, sausage, ham, coffee, juice and milk. The cost is $7 for adults; $4 for children ages 12 and under. Proceeds go to Holy Rosary School. 715-748-3336.
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.