Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

Is God calling you to a deeper relationship?  St. Patrick-St. Anthony’s RCIA team would like to invite you to Come and See the exciting possibility…

Men’s Breakfast

Saturday, Oct. 8, 8:00-9:30 a.m. in the Family Center “Moving From the Pew to Discipleship” Join us for Men’s Breakfast with our very own Deacon…

Pray with Us: A Living Rosary!

The month of October each year is dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary Who: All are Welcome! Children are encouraged to lead prayers too! What:…

Legacy Society: Information Sessions

Information Sessions Room 148 Sunday, October 9, 12:30-1:30 p.m. immediately following the 11:00 a.m. Mass Thursday, October 13, 9:00-10:00 a.m. immediately following daily Mass Wednesday,…

Immaculee Ilibagiza, Oct. 13

TriCities Right to Life October 13, 2022, 5:00 p.m. at The Trillium17246 VanWagoner Rd., Spring Lake

Michigan Catholic Women’s Conference

Saturday, October 15, 2022, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Lansing Center, Lansing

40 Days for Life: Oct. 19

Would you be willing to pray for one hour to end abortion? 40 Days for Life is a pro-life effort that consists of 40 days…

Reimagining Recovery & Reentry, Oct. 20

Job Postings: Sept. 29, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 9/26/2020 Grand Haven Assembly Manufacturing First & Second shift Assemblers – long term postion Express Employment Professionals…

Webinar: Proposal 3 Equipping for Battle Statewide

Thursday, Sept. 29, from 7:00-8:30 p.m., Room 142 Proposal 3 is deadly and deceptive: If passed it would usher in death for generations. The Catholic Church…

Life Chain, Sunday, Oct. 2, 12:30 p.m.

TriCities Right To Life invites you to gather in the parish’s west parking lot in order to form a human chain of silent prayer and…

Blessing of the Animals

Sunday, Oct. 2, 3:30 p.m. We invite you to bring your pets for a Blessing on Sunday, October 2, in anticipation of the feast ofSt. Francis of Assisi. At…

Advent By Candlelight, Friday, Dec. 2

ADVENTURE INTO ADVENTFriday, Dec. 2, 2022 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.Guest Speaker this year: Dr. Danielle Koestner, DO We are excited to welcome Dr. Danielle Koestner to…

Volunteers Needed: Funeral Luncheon Ministry

This amazing ministry makes a difference in the lives of the families who are going through the difficult process of saying goodbye to a loved…

Evening of Prayer for our Priests, Sept. 27

Pray with Us, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 6:00 PM Once a year, the priests of our Diocese gather in priestly fraternity to pray with each other,…

Job Postings: Sept. 22, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 9/20/2022 Grand Haven KFC Team Member Food Service Full Part Time Be  the smiling face that greets…

Vote No on Proposal 3

Buy a Memorial Landscape Brick

Custom engraved and professionally inlayed into our Memorial Landscape located on the west entry outside the Adoration Chapel. 4” X 8” Brick Cost is $150.00 You…

54-Day Novena Starts Sept. 15

Governor Whitmer has repeatedly said, both she and her allies in the pro-abortion lobby will, quote, “fight like hell” to ensure abortion is legal in…

Love Poured Out – Women’s Retreat 9/17/2022

“And Hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given…

Pray to End the Death Penalty throughout the World

As Catholics, we are called to live with justice and mercy and uphold the value of all life. The death penalty violates both the Church’s…

Family Night with Amanda Vernon

A free event for all ages on Sunday September 18th 2022. 5:00 PM – Pizza Party 6:00 PM – Concert with Amanda About Amanda Vernon:…

Fr. Roosevelt Visit, at all Masses, Sept. 17-18

Next weekend, Sept. 17-18, we are happy to welcome Fr. Roosevelt from our sister parish, Sts. Simon and Jude Parish, in Haiti. We look forward to being…

Eucharist: Discovering the Mass in the Bible

Tuesday Morning Senior Bible StudyBeginning Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 10:00-11:30 AM in Room 142-143   Thursday Evening Open Group Bible Study                                                         Beginning Thursday, September 15, 2022,…

Men’s Faith Journey

Wednesday mornings, 6:30-7:30 AM in Room 142-143 Sept. 14 – Group discussion/sharing on the question ‘Why do I go to Mass? Upcoming Discussions on the lives of…

Beyond the Plate Webinar

A “non-diet” workshop exploring connections between food and wellness, sponsored by the Stay Well Program. Michigan’s Stay Well program was launched at the onset of the…

Job Postings: Sept. 8, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 8/30/2022 Grand Haven Machine Operator Manufacturing Full Time You will run machining equipment in a safe, efficient,…

Join First Priority, Sept. 28

Food Pantry Update: August

August 2022, we served 129 households representing 494 individuals.  In August of 2021, we served 84 households representing 335 individuals.  St Patrick’s Food Pantry has…

Living IT Expo, Sept. 30

Diocesan Assembly 2022: Witness

Register now for Diocesan Assembly 2022: Witness Parishioners from throughout the diocese are invited to “Diocesan Assembly 2022: Witness” from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.…

Job Postings: Sept. 1, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 8/30/2022 Grand Haven Machine Operator Manufacturing Full Time You will run machining equipment in a safe, efficient,…

Love In Action’s Autumn Lawn Party

What makes an event like our Autumn Lawn Party Come together? All the people behind the scenes who plan, give, and volunteer. In the same…

Migrant Ministry Update: 9-1-22

As we wrap up the season, I wanted to provide you all with a quick update. This summer alone, we’ve served 633 hygiene packs and…

MOMs Group

The MOMS group gets together on most Thursdays, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in Room 143. Meetings run from September 8-May 25.

2022-2023 Faith Formation Registration

Registration is open!

Job Postings: August 25, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 8/25/2022 Grand Haven Business and Residential Window Cleaner Miscellaneous Full Time Managing accounts with business and residential…

Young Adults: The Search

Eucharistic Miracles of the World

Exhibit on display October 6–9 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Holland Jesus Christ is truly present in the Eucharist, and occasionally…

Explore Priesthood Discernment Group

High School: Luau & Kickoff, Sept. 25

Home-School Families’ Back to School Mass

Home-school families in the diocese are invited to join Bishop Walkowiak for the celebration ofa back-to-school Mass on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. at…

Hooray for the 2022 Parish Festival!

Thank you to all that attended St. Patrick – St. Anthony Parish Festival! Even the rain could not stop us!! Festival Raffle winners were: $5,000…

Job Postings: August 18, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 8/10/2022 Grand Haven Team Member Food Service Full Part Time Be the smiling face that greets and…

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Masses on August 15 will be offered at 8:00 a.m., 12:00 Noon, and 7:00 p.m. Reflection on the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed…

Wedding Anniversary Mass

Together with your families, the Church in the Diocese of Grand Rapids honors the faithful witness to your vocation of marriage and wishes to celebrate…

Women, Come As You Are

Join the Grand Rapids Diocesan Council of Catholic Women for their fall seminar, Come as You Are, onSaturday, Oct. 22 at St. Jude Parish, 1120…

Kickball & Family Picnic, Sunday, Aug. 21

Our annual Family Picnic with a kickball game will take place on Sunday, August 21, from 3:30-6:00 PM, at Rycenga Park.

Theology on Tap Road Trip

to the Sistine Chapel Exhibit at The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and a night out at The Knickerbocker: New Holland Brewing Company.

The Well-Fed Church Parish Cookbook is Here!

“The Well-Fed Church,” our 2022 Parish Cookbook is now for sale at the Parish Office $20 per copy With over 790 favorite recipes donated by…

2022 Parish Festival, Aug. 12 & 13

UPDATE: The Festival is still happening! We have moved indoors to the Family Center due to the weather. Come join the fun on a rainy…

Job Postings: August 11, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 8/11/2022 8/11/2022 Grand Haven Retail Production Worker  Miscellaneous Part Time Follow established sorting and pricing guidelines Goodwill…

Parents’ Listening Session: Wed., Aug. 10, 6:30 PM

For Parents with Middle School & High School Students

Sacramental Parent Meeting, Sunday, Sept. 11

For parents of 2nd through 4th grade preparing for the sacraments of Reconciliation and EucharistNote: This is a required meeting Preparation for: First Communion and…

Coast Guard Parade, Aug. 6

The Coast Guard Parade is Saturday, Aug. 6. If you and your family would like to walk in the parade with St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish,…

Cornhole Tournament

Food Pantry Update: July

St Patrick’s Food Pantry had another busy month during July.  We served 107 clients representing households totaling 406 individuals.  For comparison, in July of 2021,…

Job Postings: August 4, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 8/4/2022 Grand Haven Member Experience Associate Financial Full Time Proactively greet and interact with members as they…

Kids Hope Seeking A Director

Have you been wondering how the Lord could use you to serve in our parish and impact our community? Do you have a heart for…

Young Adults: Coast Guard Festival

Family Guides: Preparing for an Emergency

Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office Family Preparation Guide Family Preparedness Guide:State of Michigan Ottawa County Family Preparation Guide for a Public Health Emergency Family Emergency Communication…

RCIA Fall 2022

Are you searching for a place to call home? Is God calling you to a deeper relationship? Are you interested in exploring the possibility of becoming Catholic?…

Migrant Ministry: We Need Food!

Our ministry to migrant workers has grown to 4 times what it was just 3 years ago. Due to current market conditions, we are unable…

Low-Cost Summer Camp

Camp Blodgett recently received support from the Grand Haven Community Foundation to send 30 Grand Haven children to summer camp for our remaining sessions. This…

Word Wednesday

6 Week Study: Heroic Saints and Influential Catholics of the Church

Join us for an examination of six followers of Christ who made a difference in the Church and in the world. We will look at…

Migrant Ministry Update: 7-14-22

Last weekend, after Mass, we provided a taco dinner for the migrants. This was a wonderful time of fellowship, and the migrants were extremely grateful!…

Food Pantry Update: June

Here are the totals for June 2022. We had 98 client visits this month representing 310 individuals.  Last year in June, we had 68 client visits…

COVID-19 Resources: Summer 2022

COVID-19 Self-Testing Fast Facts Tested Positive for Covid-19? Consider Covid 19 treatments. Receive up to 5 free at-home test kits from Loutit Library Households are…

Middle School Ministry: July

Summer Safety Tips

Rip Current Safety American Red Cross: Recognize & Respond to Aquatic Emergencies Heat Health & Safety in Michigan’s Summer Weather

Young Adults: Night Out

Calling all Nurses & Medical Assistants…

Calling out to nurses and Medical Assistants (past & present): The Love in Action Health Clinic needs you! Find the blessing of giving your skills…

Middle School Mission Week Highlights

Young Adults: Red, White & Block Party

Mosaic Counseling Drive for Hope

USCCB Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson

WASHINGTON – In response to the Supreme Court of the United States issuing its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Archbishop José H. Gomez…

Red Cross Blood Drive

Wednesday, December 28, 12:00-5:45 p.m., Room 142

Migrant Ministry Volunteer Meeting, June 23

The Migrant Ministry will officially be kicking off next week! St. Patrick – St. Anthony’s will be hosting a meeting for all volunteers who are interested…

Community Garage Sale Vendors Needed

Community Garage Sale will be held Friday, Aug. 12, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Rental spaces are 10′ x 20′ The cost for rental…

Thank you! Taste & See: Women’s Retreat

We welcomed more than 40 women on June 4 for the retreat, “Taste & See: Awakening the Saint Within.” Our speaker, Karen Ervin, inspired all…

Corpus Christi Sunday

From ancient times, wheat was ground into flour and baked into bread and grapes were crushed into juice and allowed to ferment into wine. Bread…

Middle School Car Wash

Steubenville Students

This weekend, June 17-19, 14 youth and 4 chaperones will attending Steubenville Youth Conferences. Please pray for them as they prepare and while they are…

Vacation Bible School June 13-16

This week we welcomed children entering Grades 1-6 Thank you to the students who spent their days with us. Thank you to all the parents…

The Most Holy Trinity

Before the Trinity was revealed, the author of Proverbs personified God’s wisdom as an entity distinct from God and deigning to stay on the earth…

Novena to St. Anthony of Padua

St. Anthony Novena O holy St. Anthony, you are known for the power and abundance of your miracles. Jesus came into your arms as a…

Bonfire June 15

Love Poured Out, Sept. 17

Save the Date for our Next Women’s Retreat!

Haiti Garage Sale, Aug. 12-13

Items Needed Downsizing your Home? Cleaning out your barn? Want to get organized? We are collecting garage sale items from June 20 to Aug. 5.…

Middle School Mission Week June 20-24

During Mission Week, youth will serve with local community service groups right here in Grand Haven. This opportunity is open to youth currently in grades…

Whitecaps Baseball, June 30

Join the Parish for a Whitecaps Baseball Game, Thursday, June 30 Whitecaps vs. Fort Wayne TinCaps 6:35 Game Time @ LMCU Ballpark (4500 West River…

Pentecost

The celebration of the Solemnity of Pentecost concludes the Easter Season and is a good time to pray for a deepening indwelling of the Holy…

Location Update: Word Wednesdays

Due to rain, we’ve changed the location: June 8 at 2:00 p.m. meet at The Pump House, 20 N. Harbor

Taste & See: Awakening the Saint Within

Women’s Retreat, Saturday, June 4, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration: $25 includes the book & lunch (You’ll receive the book at the retreat.) Religious…

The Ascension of the Lord

Here in the Diocese of Grand Rapids, and in many Dioceses, the Ascension of the Lord is transferred to Sunday, May 29. This means that…

Fr. Roosevelt Visit!

Next weekend, May 28-29, we are happy to welcome Fr. Roosevelt from our sister parish, Sts. Simon and Jude Parish, in Haiti. We look forward to being…

Bishop Walkowiak responds to Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting

The Diocese of Grand Rapids’ Office of Communications issues the following statement from Most Reverend David J. Walkowiak, bishop of Grand Rapids, following the mass…

Middle School Parent Survey

Taco Tuesday

Young Adult Ministry: Happy Holy Hour

Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Last Sunday we had a Grad Mass for our high school graduates followed by a feast and celebration with students, family, friends and parish staff…

Thank You: WDCC!

As you know, we’ve had an increase in Christian Service requests to help those in need. So we are especially grateful to announce that we have…

Young Adult Ministry: Blue Skies Book Study

High School Ministry: June

Young Adult Ministry: Rosary Hike

Women’s Breakfast

Women, are you wanting to start or further add to your families Pentecost traditions? If so please join other women at St. Anthony’s Chapel next Saturday,…

Mother’s Day Planting

Mother’s Day Planting is planned for May 14 & 15, after all Masses. Flowers will be available to plant in memory of your child in…

High School Grad Mass

Explore Becoming A Deacon

Men of the parish and their wives are invited to a FREE evening dinner on Thursday, May 19, to hear Deacon Jerry Roersma, Director of Diaconate Formation for the…

High School: End of Year Bash

Bishop Walkowiak responds following recent mass shootings in U.S.

The Diocese of Grand Rapids’ Office of Communications issues the following statement from Most Reverend David J. Walkowiak, bishop of Grand Rapids, in response to…

Young Adult Ministry: Upcoming Events

Thank you: Culver’s

Thank you to all who Volunteered and came for food last Tuesday, May 10. We raised more than $400 for St. Patrick-St. Anthony Migrant Ministry!…

Catholic Services Appeal 2022

Our Parish Goal for 2022 is $151,053. The annual goal for each parish is calculated based on a percentage of their annual offertory and ensuring…

Thank You: Night at the Races

Thank you to all who attended the 2022 Night at the Races, what a fun evening!! Thank you to all our Guests, Staff and Parishioners…

Young Adult Ministry: May

Happy Mother’s Day: No High School Ministry on May 8

Summer 2022 Middle School Ministry

Volunteer for Migrant Ministry

We have several opportunities to help our ministry for visiitng migrants this season. From visiting camps to helping with Sunday Mass, we have many options.…

Thank You: Steubenville Fundraiser

Parish Family, Thank you so much for your generous donation to our Steubenville Youth Conference Trip with our envelope fundraiser. All the remaining funds needed…

Summer Leadership Institutes

The Catholic Information Center and the Diocese are again co-sponsoring two leadership institutes this summer. Enrollment is open for both the Young Adult Leadership Institute and…

Divine Mercy Sunday, April 24

All are Invited to a Joyous Celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday 3:00 p.m. Exposition of Blessed Sacrament Adoration Recitation of Divine Mercy Chaplet Confessions (3:00-4:00…

High School Ministry

National Alcohol Awareness Month

The month of April is National Alcohol Awareness Month in America by providing an opportunity to increase awareness of alcohol addiction in an intense 30…

Shine Youth Rally & Young Apostles

On March 27, Rachael Mouradian took 9 Middle School students to Shine Youth Rally at 3-Mile Project in Walker.  We also had two from our…

Trivia Night

Young Adult Ministry & JP2 Project Newman Partners

We’ve Joined the JP2 Project Newman Partners!  The JP2 Project offers holistic formation programs for young adults, in the example and teachings of St. John…

Young Adults: He Is Risen

Holy Week

Holy Week Reminder: On Tuesday, April 12, there will be no 5:00 p.m. Confession or 7:00 p.m. Mass.

Pray for our Catechumens

St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish would like to offer prayers for our group of candidates who will be receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation and Eucharist at…

Why Embrace Discipleship?

By Tony Allen, Director of Faith Formation and Evangelization For whom do you seek? Many people first find Christ because they seek something from him—hope,…

B2 Outlet Stores: Mission of the Month

In January 2022, B2 Outlet Stores launched a new program called Mission of the Month. It has been a remarkable success. Because of loyal B2…

Daddy-Daughter Dance May 21

We are thrilled to be able to once again host a Daddy-Daughter dance!  The fathers, or special father figure, of the St. Mary’s and St. Patrick’s – St.…

Stations of the Cross, Fridays, 7:00 p.m.

This Lent, join us to pray and reflect on the Road to Calvary. We will have the Stations of the Cross every Friday evening at…

8th Grade Welcome Night, Sunday, May 1

High School Ministry: Holy Week & Easter

Young Adult Ministry: Community Workday

Young Adult Ministry: Holy Week & Easter

Sign Petition: Let MI Kids Learn

We have a unique opportunity right now in the state of Michigan to provide parents more choice in their child’s education. A petition drive called…

High School: April

The Light Is On For You: An Evening of Penance

Thursday, March 31, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Rediscover God’s grace and merciful love through the sacrament of reconciliation. The season of Lent by its penitential nature is…

Young Adult Soup & Study Lenten Series

Young Adults Endow

Young Adults: April

National Marriage Week Feb. 7-14

Sunday, February 13, 2022: World Marriage Day Our theme for 2022 is “Called to the Joy of Love.”

Parenting Class

Children are such a blessing. But being the best parent you can be takes effort and thought. The Love and Logic series aims to help…

Jan. 26 Pray for Peace in Ukraine

In remarks following his Jan. 23rd Angelus for Sunday of the Word of God, Pope Francis called for a day of prayer for peace in Ukraine on…

Men’s Day of Renewal

Men, Do you need a break? A chance to get your Spiritual Life in Order? Meet and grow in Faith with Other Men? HERE IS…

Welcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend is the first weekend of the month. We gather after Masses to greet new parishioners, meet visitors, and welcome those who are returning from being unable to…

Walking with Moms in Need

Walking with Moms in Need is a time of service in which Catholic parishes and communities “walk in the shoes” of local pregnant and parenting women in need. If this…

Women’s Bible Study: New Series March 9

Women’s Bible Study meets on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. We will start a new study on “Prayer: Finding Intimacy With God,” beginning March 9 (the…

Men’s Monthly Breakfast

Join us on Saturday, March 12 for our monthly men’s breakfast at 8:00 a.m.

Pope Francis to Consecrate Ukraine & Russia to Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary will be pronounced by the Pope on Friday, March 25, the Solemnity of…

Confirmation 2022

Congratulations to all of our students who were confirmed last weekend. May the Holy Spirit bless them as they grow in their faith. Please continue…

SPOKEN: A Retreat for Hearing God’s Voice

High School Retreat: February 18-20, 2022 Does God care? Does He hear me when I speak to Him? If He hears me, does He speak…

Happy Wee Ones for St. Patrick

We had a full house for the St. Patrick Feast day Celebration on Saturday, March 12. It truly was a family event & it was so nice to…

High School Ministry Welcomes Fr. Chuck

On March 6, Fr. Chuck spent the evening with students in our High School Ministry.

Thank you, Wesco!

Many thanks to our neighbors at Wesco on Mercury Drive. They chose our Food Pantries as the recipient of their annual collection for local charities.…

Contemplative Rosary with Joyful Mysteries, Feb. 16, 6:00 PM

Join us for a beautiful sung Rosary that reflects on the Scripture of the Joyful Mysteries. Presented by the Music Ministry, all are welcome to…

Most Reverend Robert J. Rose, Bishop Emeritus

“Today, on Ash Wednesday, the Diocese of Grand Rapids has lost a man who dedicated his life to the Catholic faith. Bishop Robert Rose served…

Pray for Ukraine

Here below is an unofficial translation of the Pope’s prayer for end of war in Ukraine on March 16: Forgive us for war, O Lord.…

Laudato Si’ Lent

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES LAUDATO SI’ ANIMATORSJoin the Laudato Si’ Movement’s free Laudato Si’ Animator course that will prepare you to lead the ecological conversion of your parish…

Synod Listening Sessions

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Parish Synod Listening Sessions. Parishioners shared beautiful prayers and conversations. Thank you to Colleen Mitchell & Bob…

Weekly Adult Bible Studies

Tuesdays, 10:00 am, Senior Bible Study “The End” A study of the Book of Revelations with Dr. Scott Hahn Wednesdays, 6:30 am Men’s Faith Sharing…

Masquerade Gala, Feb. 26, 6:00-11:00 PM

SAVE THE DATE Dinner, live music by Jedi Mind Trip, dancing, gaming tables, 50/50 raffle, and car raffle! For information and ticket reservations contact champs@slstm.org.

MyParish App Launched March 5-6

Download myParish App! We are happy to announce the launch of the MyParish app for our parish! Our new app will not only allow us…

Migrant Ministry 2022 Preparation

Update on March 17, 2022: I’m extremely grateful for the numerous donations we’ve received over the past few weeks. We’re currently looking for maxi pads and…

CRS Rice Bowl

Through CRS Rice Bowl, we share the journey with members of our human family around the world, and commit our Lenten prayers, fasting and almsgiving to…

Wild Game Dinner

Tables are Full, but you can sign up for the waitlist. Raffle Tickets On Sale Raffle tickets are only $10 and can be purchased online,…

Welcome Desk Is Starting Back Up

Do you enjoy sitting at the reception desk, meeting people, helping them find their way & helping with parish tasks? We are looking for volunteers…

Celebrate St. Patrick on Saturday, March 12

Our Feast Day celebration of our Patron St. Patrick will be held on Saturday, March 12 in the Family Center. Your whole family is invited. Doors…

Step It Up!

Step it Up! is a free 8-week walking program designed to help participants get active and visit new parks in Ottawa and Allegan counties. Step…

Bienvenue & Welcome to our “New” Stations of the Cross

Having celebrated the birth of Christ, soon we will be preparing for Lent and the Passion of Christ. One of the beautiful traditions of the…

Designated section in our churches for social distancing

UPDATE AS OF JAN. 20, 2022: In order to make Mass accessible to as many as possible, by the weekend of Jan. 22-23 pastors of our parishes…

Bishop Walkowiak’s statement for the observance of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. – Martin Luther King Jr. On…

Rejoice! What was lost has been found. 

The Nativity camel that was missing last year has returned! The camel is now stored safely with our Nativity scene to recover from his safe…

Men of the Parish: Exodus 90

Update: Jan. 25, 2022 What’s this?!  Men are taking cold showers, swearing snacking between meals, social media, televised sports…and loving it?  Well, maybe loving it…

Bishop Walkowiak’s Christmas Letter

Hope from Pope Francis for People who Suffer from Depression

Watch this short YouTube film to hear the Pope’s prayer for those living with depression, and the loved ones who are walking alongside.

Elementary Faith Formation: Pageant Preparation, Christmas Cheer & Hospitality

Hear the voice which announces His Glory! Children of the parish perform during dress rehearsal last Tuesday night with director Chrystal Bisonet.The Children’s Christmas Pageant…

Great News from the Music Department!

We have new books in our pews, and they are out a little earlier than they are supposed to be. (Don’t tell anyone). This year…

National Eucharistic Revival

MY FLESH FOR THE LIFE OF THE WORLD Mission “I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live…

Stay Well!

During cold and flu season, each of us has the responsibility of taking precautions to prevent the spread of illnesses. Guidance for staying healthy during…

Diocese Hosting Listening Sessions

What is your experience with the Catholic Church? Bishop Walkowiak and our parish want to hear from you, both practicing Catholics and yes, individuals who…

Considering Catholic schools?

Attend virtual event & find the best fit for your children On Tuesday, Dec. 28 from 12:30-1:00 p.m., Admissions Advocates from the Diocese of Grand…

Migrant Ministry 2021 Season

Dear Friends in Christ, Thank you for your generous donations and continued support over the past year! I’m pleased to announce, during the 2021 season,…

Christmas Pageant 2022

Tuesdays 6:30 – 7:20 PM Children:  Ages preschool (age 3) through 5th grade Preparation for:  Christmas Pageant Saturday, December 17, at 10:00 AM in our…

Our Nativity

Last Monday, our Facilities Team (John, Bob & Rusty) & Bob Wassick set up our Nativity on US31. Thank you to all who helped. (And…

Coffee & Donuts

Starting Sunday Sept. 11, we will serve Coffee & Donuts after both the 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Masses, if we have volunteers signed up to…

5th & 6th Grade Faith Formation

Students decorated bags and packed 32 sack suppers for Kid’s Food Basket of Muskegon. They also designed thank you cards to parishioners, Madelynn Streng (Air Force)…

High School: Friendsgiving & Advent Wreaths

Men’s Singing Group

The Men’s Singing Group sang at Mass on Nov. 21. Thank you to all who participated in this new ministry. We look forward to hearing…

Soup for All

We hosted Soup for All on November 18. Thank you to all of the volunteers and participants for this wonderful event.

Operation Christmas Child

Spread the love of God AGAIN this Christmas to children around the world who are in great need! Build a gift box for a child online for $25.00. You can…

Children’s Choir 2022

Wednesday Evenings 5:45-6:20 PM Children: All ages grades 1st – 8th   (Being able to read is an important element of singing – please discern if…

Soup for All

Soup For All 2021 will take place on Thursday, November 18, from 9:30-11:00 AM for To Go Order Pickups and 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM…

Thank you: Young Adults

Last weekend, the Young Adult Ministry visited the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist for a day of service. Projects included land maintenance, harvesting, farm chores,…

Our Shepherds-Our Future Campaign

Bishop Walkowiak will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving at 10 AM on Sept. 26 at the Cathedral. Since this is the weekly televised Mass, he will…

Thank You: Parish Festival 2021

Thank you to all our Lead Volunteers and other volunteers that filled in the gaps. To all of the Parishioners and guests that came out and  supported the 2021 St. Patrick…

Wild Game Dinner 2021

The Wild Game Dinner Committee would like thank all those who participated in our event this past Saturday. It was one of the first events we were able to have at…

Thank You: Youth Ministry Feeding America

Becoming Catholic in More Than Just Name

(Part 1 of 4) What sort of person do we desire to become if we call ourselves Catholic? Are we comfortable doing the bare minimum…

Created in His Image: We Are Called to Worship at Mass Together.

Over the past year, many churches have stopped meeting in person or have restricted the number of worshipers allowed to gather for any one service.…

Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled

This past Sunday’s Gospel reading could have been written exactly for the current times. In John chapter 14 we hear directly from Jesus, “Do not…

God Is On Your Side

There is big money, power and control in spreading fear. It seems that for a long, long time, everyone and everything is and has been…

Holy Week: Spiritual Truths That Require Deep Reflection

Dear Friends, As we journey through holy week, especially the Triduum, I would like to share five spiritual truths that will hopefully help us as…

Life-Giving Wounds Online Retreat for Adult Children of Divorced or Separated Parents

When:  Thursday evenings Sept. 30 to Nov. 11, 8:15-10 p.m. EST on Zoom (TEN HOURS+ of support!) Who can attend: Any young adult (18+) or…

Men of the Parish: Gather in Song

This is a call to you all to try something new, to step out of your comfort zone and be a role model to others.…

Our Sacred Journey: Small Faith-Sharing Groups

I would like to introduce “Our Sacred Journey-Faith Growth Groups,” formerly known as “Book Clubs.” We know some of these groups are still meeting and…

Sit Down, Be Quiet and Be Changed by God

I don’t always suffer from tunnel vision but sometimes I can be stubborn. I can just see my wife’s reaction to that statement; the infamous…

Thank you: 5th & 6th Grade Students

Thank you to the 5th & 6th Grade Students in Middle School Ministry who gathered to celebrate Halloween & All Saints Day.

Thank you: Blessing of the Animals

Thank you to all of the families, cats, dogs, bunnies and other households who attended the Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021.…

Thank you: Catch the Spirit Events, Sept. 18-19

Women’s Retreat and Faith Formation Kick-off A special and heartfelt thank you to Sarah Hart and all the wonderful women and families who participated in…

Thank you: High School Students

Thank you for the High School Students who shared their family’s loved one for the Dia de los Muertos Celebration.

Thank You: Men Gathering in Song

Last night, October 14, 18 men from the parish came together to begin a new journey, building the foundations of what will become a St.…

Thank You: Repotting Plants in Gathering Space

Many thanks to our Arts & Environment group who worked hard to repot our plants in the Gathering Space. The plants had outgrown their pots…

Thank you: Rosary Tree

Thank you to Madonna White for setting up her beautiful Rosary Tree to share the blessings of praying the Rosary with parishioners.

We Always Have a Choice

The current state of world events has challenged practically every person on earth to understand and relate to their daily habits, customs, rituals and activities…

We Belong to God

“Repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God,” Is the closing statement of Jesus in today’s Gospel. As Christians,…

Women’s Bible Study is Back!

Meets Wednesday mornings at 9:30 AM, in Room 142 The topic for our first study will be “The Case for Jesus” with Dr. Brant Petri.…