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Pilgrimage Sites with Holy Doors in the Diocese of Gaylord

In the Diocese of Gaylord, the following have been designated by Bishop Steven J. Raica as pilgrimage sites with a Door of Mercy. Some sites have limited hours of accessibility or provide opportunities for Mass, Sacrament of Reconciliation or prayer. Please consult parish websites for detailed information. Larger groups planning to visits sites should contact the specific church or shrine in advance for assistance.


St. Mary, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral, Gaylord
606 North Ohio
Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989.732.5448

Open 8:00 am -5:00 pm daily
Please consult website for times for Mass and Sacrament of Reconciliation

Holy Cross, Cross Village
6624 North Lake Shore Drive
Cross Village, MI 49723
Contact the Catholic Communities of L’Arbre Croche
Phone: 231.526.2017

Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Please consult website for Mass times and more information.


Our Lady of the Woods Shrine, Mio
at St. Mary Catholic Church, Mio
201 West 8th Street
Mio, MI 48647
Phone: 989.826.5509
(Masses are celebrated in St. Mary Church)

Winter schedule
Tues. & Wed. Mass at 9:00 am.
Shrine open 9:00 - 3:00 pm

Saturday: 11:00 - 3:00 pm

Sunday: Mass at 8:30 am.
Shrine open 8:30 - 3:00 pm

Summer schedule
Mon. through Fri.: 9:00 - 4:00 pm
Tues. & Wed.: Mass at 9:00 am

Sat.: Mass at 6:30 p.m.
Shrine open 11:00 - 3:00 pm

Sunday: Mass at 8:30 am
Shrine open 9:00 - 3:00 pm

Please consult website for more information.


Mother Teresa Shrine, Hale
at St. Pius X Church, Hale
3900 M 65
Hale, MI  48739
Phone: 989.728.2278

Open Mon. Tues, Wed.: 8:00  - 3:00 pm
Thurs.: 8:00 - 1:00 pm
Fri.: 8:00 - noon
Sat.: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Sun.: 9:00 - 11:30 am

Please contact the parish for times for Mass and Sacrament of Reconciliation


St. Francis Solanus Indian  Mission Church, Petoskey
West Lake Street (West Entrance of the Petoskey Wheelway)
Petoskey, MI 49707
Contact St. Francis Xavier Parish, Petoskey
Phone:  231.347.4133

Open Summers only:  Sundays 10:00 - 1:00
Please contact St. Francis Xavier Parish for more information. 


Holy Cross, Beaver Island
37860 Kings Highway
Beaver Island, MI  49782
Phone: 231.448.2230

Open daily 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


St. Bernard Catholic Church, Alpena
322 W. Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707
Contact the Catholic Community of Alpena
Phone: 989.354.3019

Church is only open at the following times:

Confessions from 4:30 - 5:15 pm
Mass at 5:30 pm

Noon Mass, followed by  exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until 3:00 pm
Confessions from 1:00-2:00, 3:00-4:00 & 7:00 -8:00 pm

Sundays: 5:00 pm Mass only on 1st Sunday of the month (beginning in January, 2016)


Cross in the Woods National Shrine, Indian River
7078 M-68
Indian River, MI 49749
Phone: 231.238.8973

Outside shrine open daily dawn to dusk

Tues.-Friday: Mass at 8:30 am & 12:00 pm

Sunday Mass: 8:30, 10:30 am

Saturday Mass: 4:30 pm

(Please visit the Cross in the Woods website for more information)