Ground broken for Venerable Frederic Baraga Chapel
MARQUETTE — The Catholic Diocese of Marquette broke ground for the Venerable Frederic Baraga Chapel Tuesday in the St. Peter Cathedral courtyard in Marquette.
Archbishop Alexander Sample and Monsignor Michael Steber, pastor of St. Peter Cathedral, were among participants. The chapel will house the earthly remains of the diocese’s first bishop, Venerable Frederic Baraga.
“The chapel design will harmonize with the beauty of St. Peter Cathedral,” diocesan director of communications Loreene Zeno Koskey said. “Refinements to that design are ongoing to make sure that it echos the archit...