Baraga Days 2021

Marquette, Michigan – September 25-26, 2021

Baraga Days 2021 was held in Marquette, MI.  The majority of the event was held outdoors because of the ongoing CoVid 19 pandemic.  Attendees enjoyed teachings and drumming from the Teal Lake Singers, a presentation on the Canonization process and Bishop Baraga’s journey towards sainthood as well as a re-enactment of Baraga’s life by youth members of the Diocese.  Join us here for a recap of Baraga  Videos of selected events are below!  We hope you enjoy the celebration.

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We continue to pray for and work toward the beatification and canonization of this saintly man!





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Welcome to Baraga Days 2021 – Lenora McKeen, Executive Director

An Update of Bishop Baraga’s Cause for Canonization – Lenora McKeen, Executive Director


Stories and Songs of the Ojibwe  by The Teal Lake Singers


Take a Journey with Bishop Baraga – Re-enactments from His Life  (written by Sandy Jurkovich, BBA Advisory Board Member)
Note: Video was recorded through Facebook so quality is poor at times.


Michael O’Neill, the Miracle Hunter and producer of Walking with Baraga:  The Joe Gregorich Story provides a behind the scenes glimpse into the making of the new documentary.  He also discusses the importance of the saints, and Venerable Bishop Frederic Baraga’s journey towards sainthood.


2021 Baraga Man of the Year Presentation – Lenora McKeen, Executive Director

A Special Message from Archbishops Alexander K. Sample &  Bernard A. Hebda

Closing for Baraga Days 2021 – Lenora McKeen, Executive Director