Pastoral Messages and Resources

Pastoral Letters

Transforming Fire: A New Pentecost to form Spirit-Filled Evangelizers

To read a two-page summary of Bishop John Doerfler's pastoral letter, click here.
To read Bishop John Doerfler's full pastoral letter, click here.

Pastoral Messages

Reconciliation and Healing: A Pastoral Message on Declarations of Nullity

To read Bishop John Doerfler's pastoral message, click here.

To view the pastoral message and other videos on The U.P. Catholic's YouTube channel, click here.


Guidelines in light of Amoris Laetitia

To read Bishop John Doerfler's document to clergy and religious of the Diocese of Marquette, click here: "Guidelines in light of Amoris Laetitia"

Sacred Music Instruction


"Rejoice in the Lord Always" - Pastoral Letter by Archbishop Alexander Sample
"Sing to the Lord All the Earth" - Instruction by Bishop John Doerfler

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Article from the Feb. 19, 2016 issue of The U.P. Catholic

Interviews with Bishop John Doerfler on Sacred Music

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