July 8
Free concert, Medford
Holy Rosary, Medford, will host a parish block party, Thursday, July 8, 5 p.m. The evening will include a free two-hour concert by Luke Spehar, food and many family activities. 715-748-3336, or visit

July 9
Rummage sale, Prentice
St. John the Baptist, Prentice will hold a rummage sale at the Lions building next to the church, Friday and Saturday, July 9-10, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Variety of items for sale; building is accessible. 715-339-2222.

July 10
Talk on Franciscan mysticism, Woodruff
The Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center will host a live and livestreamed event on mysticism in the Franciscan tradition, Saturday, July 10, at 2 p.m., at Holy Family, Woodruff. Guest speaker is Sr. Ramona Miller, OSF. She will discuss aspects of Franciscan mysticism and how it applies to everyday life. Bring a bag lunch. Cost is a freewill offering. The event will be livestreamed at

July 11-16
Totus Tuus, Eagle River
St. Peter the Fisherman, Eagle River, will host Totus Tuus from Sunday, July 11, to Friday, July 16. Program for middle- and high-schoolers runs 7-10 p.m. July 11-15; the elementary school-age program runs from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 12-16. For more information, go to

Aug. 5
SDCCW Convention, Medford
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, Medford, hosts the 71st annual convention of the Superior Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Thursday, Aug. 5, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Day includes Mass with Bishop James P. Powers, presentations, and scholarship recognition. Information and registration forms at, or call Denise Anderson, 715-377-0140.

Aug. 9
Golf tournament, Eagle River
St. Peter the Fisherman, Eagle River, will hold the second annual “‘Fore!’ our Youth,” a golfing tournament fundraiser to benefit parish youth faith formation programs. The tournament will be held Monday, Aug. 9, at Eagle River Golf Course. A shotgun start for the four-person teams will be 8 a.m. Cost is $100 per person. All teams must be registered by Friday, July 30. There will also be raffles, a silent auction, and 50/50 drawing. Non-golfers are invited to attend lunch and raffles. For more information, visit

Aug. 14
Virtual discernment retreat, Duluth
The Benedictine Sisters of the St. Scholastica Monastery in Duluth are inviting women ages 18-40 to learn about discernment and Benedictine life on Saturday, Aug. 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To register or for more information, contact Sr. Lisa Maurer, OSB, by emailing .

Aug. 19
Concert, Amery
St. Joseph, Amery, is hosting a concert featuring Paul Todd, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m.. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20. 715-268-7717.

Sept. 18-19
Confirmation retreat, Sugar Camp
A NET High School/Confirmation retreat will be held Sept. 18-19, at St. Kunegunda, Sugar Camp. Visit or contact Jen, 715-0479-8704, for more details and to register. Cost is $50 a student.

Retreats and workshops, Arbor Vitae
The Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center, Arbor Vitae, holds programs and retreats year-round. Visit 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 or call 715-443-2236 for more information.

Retreats, Buffalo, Minn.
Christ the King Retreat Center, Buffalo, Minn., holds programs and retreats year-round. 763-682-1394, ext. 11.

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.


Catholic Herald, Calendar Page, P.O. Box 969, Superior, WI 54880; Fax: 715-392-8656, or via email.

Editor’s note: To slow the spread of coronavirus, many public gatherings are being canceled. Before leaving to attend events, please contact the church or hosting organization to ensure events are not canceled.

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