Altar Rosary Society
To enhance one's social and spiritual life in union with the parish.
St. Mary's Altar Rosary Society has been inexistence for over 90 years. The society consists of men and women who are members of St. Mary Cathedral parish. The society raises funds through various parish activities throughout the year and then uses those funds to enhance parish life in a variety of ways.
Over the years, the society has been able to purchase or donate many needed items for the parish and school, some of which include:
- Large crucifix, currently located in the Chapel
- Contributed over $20,000 to the Capital Campaign and Beginning Anew Debt Reducation Campaign
- Altar Server Cassocks
- Chairs for the parish hall
- Dishwasher for parish hall kitchen
- Expenses to repair the church bells
- Rectory improvement project
Annual contributions are also made to:
- Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters
- Baraga Broadcasting Catholic Radio
- New Life Pregnancy Resource Center
- Otsego Country Food Pantry
GIVING THROUGH STEWARDSHIP TO OUR PARISH
Sunday Coffee and Doughnuts
Coffee and doughnuts are served after both Masses Sunday morning
Memorial Day and Labor Day Pie Sales
Members make homemade pies that are sold after all Masses on these two weekends.
Lenten Fish Fry Pie Sales
Members make homemade pies that are sold by the by the slice during the fish fry dinners.
Divine Mercy Sunday Welcoming Reception
ANNUAL LABOR DAY PIE SALE!
Saturday, September 3rd & Sunday, September 4th BEFORE & AFTER ALL MASSES; $10 each while supplies last.
Interested in becoming a Member?
If you are interested in learning more about the Altar Rosary Society or becoming a member, you are welcome to attend a meeting. Meetings are held the first Sunday of each month from October to May at 1:00pm in the Cathedral Meeting Room, unless otherwise indicated (no meetings June to September).
Please refer to this web page, the bulletin or monitors in the gathering space for meeting information. Lunch is provided after meetings.
Membership dues are $10 per year.
For additional information about the Altar Rosary Society, feel free to contact our President, Teresa Cherry 989.732.7176
Lenten Soup Suppers
The society sponsors two soup suppers during Lent. All proceeds go the Operation Rice Bowl.
The Altar Rosary Society made a donation of $5,000 toward the Parish Debt Relief.