welcome to the bishop baraga association
and baraga educational Center & Museum
The Bishop Baraga Association is holding a silent auction for the sustainability of the Baraga Educational Center and Museum (BECM). Bidding is going on now for the following:
- a chainsaw carving Bald Eagle by Jenna Barosko (requires reserve to be met)
- a 9×12 framed pencil drawing The Life and Legacy of Bishop Baraga and the Baraga House by Sandy Jurkovich (minimum bid $25)
- a 14×16 framed photo of Lake Superior by Carole Pence (minimum bid $75)
- an 18×24 framed pencil drawing of Bishop Baraga and his life by LoreAnn Parent (minimum bid $75).
Bidding on pencil drawings and photo ends during Baraga Days (see below) on Sunday, September 26th at 12:00 noon. Bidding on the carving ends on September 26th at 12:00 noon or afterwards when the reserve is met. Bids can be placed in person at the BECM, by Facebook, or by calling 906-227-9117.
Baraga Days is September 25-26, 2021
Marquette Baraga Days is scheduled for September 25-26, 2021. Tour St. Peter Cathedral and the Bishop Baraga Educational Center & Prayer Gardens, listen to stories and songs of the Ojibwe, see reenactments of Bishop Baraga’s life, get updates on his canonization process, and more! View the complete schedule of events, download the flyer, and register for the Saturday dinner by visiting our Baraga Days 2021 web page. We look forward to seeing you at Baraga Days!
Can’t come to Baraga Days 2021 but still want to make a donation toward Bishop Baraga’s cause for canonization? You can donate through our online store, by calling the Bishop Baraga Association at 906-227-9117, or by sending a check to the Bishop Baraga Association at 615 South Fourth Street, Marquette, Michigan 49855.
The Baraga Educational Center (BEC) & Museum is open for tours Monday through Friday, 12:00 noon till 5:00 p.m., or at other times by appointment. Visit the BEC & Museum, browse the gift shop, and spend time in the Prayer Garden and Votive House.
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