-Alpena, St. John the Baptist/St. Anne/St. Mary/St. Bernard: Tickets for the school raffle will be sold after all weekend Masses. The drawing will be during the “Evening of Elegance” dinner dance at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at St. Anne Parish Center. For tickets, or more information, call (989) 354-4911.
-Bellaire, St. Luke the Evangelist: Zumba Gold exercise classes are offered at 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays.
Duplicate bridge is played at 12:30 p.m. Mondays.
The parish office is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
-Cadillac, St. Ann/Lake City, St. Stephen/Manton, St. Theresa/Harrietta, St. Edward: The St. Angela Circle’s third annual spring luncheon will follow the 10:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, April 29. Atomic Closet will lend the clothing modeled at the luncheon. To RSVP, or for more information, call Mary Ellen Williams at (231) 218-0201.
-Charlevoix, St. Mary: The 36th annual Knights of Columbus cash raffle party will be 6-11:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Castle Farms Knights’ east garden pavilion. Matter of Taste will carter the dinner with music by Steve Larsen of Disco-O-Nection. The grand prize in the raffle drawing will be for $5,000. For tickets, or more information, call Steve Seely at (231) 499-3674, Ed Linse at 547-4526, Gabe Campbell at 547-9739, John Haggard at 547-4046 or Roger Nesburg at 547-5111.
-Cheboygan, St. Mary/St. Charles: The vacation Bible school will be Monday through Friday, June 18-22.
Volunteers are needed to work on the all-parish picnic, slated for Sunday, June 24. To help with the planning, call Beverly King at (231) 625-9591.
-East Tawas, Holy Family/Oscoda, Sacred Heart: The women’s retreat is the weekend of April 20-21, at Holy Family.
The Council of Catholic Women’s mother-daughter banquet is Sunday, May 6.
The Council of Catholic Women will have a bake sale after all Masses the weekend of May 26-27, June 30-July 1.
-Grayling, St. Mary: Just works experience for youth will be held Monday through Friday, July 23-27, in Traverse City at Twin Lakes Camp. Its open to all youth grades 8-12.
-Elk Rapids, Sacred Heart: Dee Blair of Traverse City will present “Secret English Garden Adventure” during the Council of Catholic Women’s spring banquet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 1.
-Frankfort, St. Ann: Volunteers are needed for the prayer chain, jail ministry, ushers and to work funeral luncheons. To sign up, or for more information, call the parish office at (231) 352-4421.
-Hale, St. Pius X: A trip to Soaring Eagle and Saganing Eagle’s Landing casinos will be offered Tuesday, April 17. Registration forms are posted on the church bulletin boards.
-Harbor Springs, Holy Childhood of Jesus/Cross Village, Holy Cross/ Larks Lake, St. Nicholas: Theology of the Body for teens will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 14, at Holy Childhood.
-Higgins Lake, St Hubert/Houghton Lake, St. James: Mass is now at 9 a.m. Sunday at St. James and 11 a.m. Sunday at St. Hubert. There is no Saturday Mass.
-Indian River, Cross in the Woods: Vacation Bible school will be Tuesday through Friday, June 19-22. For more information, call Shirley Ronk at (231) 238-8973.
The rosary, prayed at 8 a.m. weekdays, is now in the church. The chapel is reserved for quiet prayer.
-Lake Leelanau, St. Mary: The preschool’s open house is 9-11:30 a.m., 1-2:30 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 24. To RSVP, call (231) 256-9670.
-Lewiston, St. Francis: Saturday Mass is now at 4 p.m. and Sunday Mass will be at 11 a.m.
-Maple City, St. Rita/St. Joseph: The men’s club is sponoring a spring fling dance from 8 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, April 14in the parish hall. Featuring Chicago’s Honky Band-Polka Generations.
-Catholic Community of Manistee: Organizations or groups of people are needed to host the community table on Tuesdays, April 17 and May 8 and 29. To sign up, contact the office at (231) 723-2619, ext. 11, or janowiakh@manisteecatholiccentral,org.
A study of “Becoming Healers for Jesus,” by Fr. Joseph F. Sica, will be offered at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the Catholic Community of Manistee office prayer room, 10 a.m. Thursdays in the St. Joseph Parish Center lounge and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in the St. Ann Room at St. Mary.
-Northport, St. Gertrude/Suttons Bay, St. Michael: Mass is at 8:30 a.m. Sundays at St. Michael.
-Onaway, St. Paul: The Knights of Columbus will serve all-you-can-eat fish dinner from 5-7 p.m. Fridays, during Lent, in the parish hall. A 50/50 drawing will be part of each meal.
-Petoskey, St. Francis Xavier: Fr. Tony Cureton will lead a day of reflection on evangelization offered from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Augustine Retreat Center. To sign up, or for more information, call Carol Gietzen at 347-6935.
Confirmation is Sunday, April 15.
-Posen. St. Casimir/St. Dominic/ Rogers City, St. Ignatius: The Harbor Nights fund-raiser for St. Ignatius School will be Saturday, April 21.
The next blood drive is Thursday, May 3, at St. Casimir.
-Prudenville, Our Lady of the Lake: Mass is now at 4 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday.
-Roscommon, St. Michael: Mass is now at 6 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
-St. Helen, St. Helen: Mass is at 4 p.m. Saturdays.
-Traverse City, Immaculate Conception: The youth group’s annual Granny’s Attic and Grandpa’s Garage Sale is the weekend of April 21-22. For more information, call Joanne Willis at (231) 995-0431.
Confirmation is 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5.
The next blood drive is Thursday, June 7.
-Traverse City, St. Francis of Assisi: Gift sessions, which this year will focus on “Living the Moral Life” will be Sunday, April 15.
-Traverse City, St. Joseph: Bishop Bernard A. Hebda will install new monsignors, including Msgr. Edwin Thome, at a 5 p.m. Mass on Sunday, April 15, at St. Mary Cathedral.
The Edge, for grades 6-8, will meet from 3-4:30 p.m. Sundays and Life Teen, for grades 9-12, will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. To sign up, visit www.tcyouthgroup.org.
-Traverse City, St. Patrick: Mass is 9 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Volunteers are needed from 9:45 a.m. to noon on the second Tuesday of each month to help in the food pantry. To sign up, or for more information, call Susanne Redburn at (231) 943-0465.†