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…

Mobile Baby Pantry, Feb. 3

Catholic Charities West Michigan’s Mobile Baby Pantry will be at St. Patrick – St. Anthony Parish monthly providing free diapers, wipes and baby cream during…

New Mass Propers for Lent

The beginning of each Lenten season comes with it a change in tone in our Liturgies. The place where this is most apparent is in…

Theology on Tap, Feb 9 & March 9

Join us at Odd Side Ales, Thursdays, February 9 and March 9, at 8:00 p.m. All Are Welcome. The knowledge and faith are free and…

Immersed! High School Retreat, Feb. 10-12

Immerse Retreat Registration Join us for our high school spring retreat – Immersed! What have you been immersed in?  What are you immersed in right…

Lenten Adult Faith Series, Starts Feb. 14

Euchre Party, Feb. 17

To Love Them Both, Feb 18, St. Mary’s

Audio Expertise?

Our Director of Music and Liturgy is reaching out to the Parish, searching for those who have experience with Audio Equipment, in particular Mixing Boards…

“Hearken unto the Mystery: A Eucharistic Hymn Festival”

Eucharistic revival continues with hymn festival Feb. 20, 7:00-8:15 p.m. All are welcome to “Hearken unto the Mystery: A Eucharistic Hymn Festival” Feb. 20 at…

Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22

Mass Schedule Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of…

“A Lenten Journey Through Grief” Feb. 26

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Room 142, Presented by long-time parishioner, Marsha Barnosky, LMSW ACSW Explore ways to fast, pray, and give alms after the…

Shine Youth Rally

We are pleased to share details for the upcoming 2023 Shine Rally and give you the tools to invite young people to this life-changing event.…

Webinar: Walking With Moms in Need, Jan. 31

Find out how you can help pregnant and parenting moms in your community! Join USCCB staff to learn about this exciting initiative and how you…

Confirmation: Day of Reflection

All students receiving Confirmation this spring are required to attend one of the two reflection days offered. Each day will include, lunch, Confirmation interviews with Fr.…

“The Tragic Trials of Haiti”

Please prayerfully consider our brothers and sisters in Haiti, who are living amidst the chaos of violence and poverty. Here is an account of what…

2023 WGD Winners!!

Thank you to all the volunteers and all that attended the St. Patrick – St. Anthony Wild Game Dinner. Special Thank you to all our…

Young Adult Pilgrimage, Sept. 4-14

Exodus 90: Update

We have thirteen men who have said “yes” to follow God on this journey of prayer, asceticism and fraternity for 90 days, ending on Saturday,…

High School Seniors: Parish Scholarships for College available through GHACF

Apply by February 1, 2023 Did you know there are St. Patrick – St. Anthony Parish Scholarships available through funds of the Grand Haven Area…

Pray with Us: A Living Rosary for Life!

WHEN: SUNDAYS, JANUARY 15, 22 & 29, 2023 TIME: 5:00 P.M. Who: All are Welcome! Children are encouraged to lead prayers too!   What: A Living Rosary prayed…

Job Postings: Jan. 19, 2023

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 1/19/2023 1/19/2023 Grand Haven Entry Level General Labor Miscellaneous Full Time You will be providing service to…

Job Postings: Jan. 26, 2023

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 1/26/2023 Holland Sales Representative Sales/Marketing Full Time Entry level food service sales position to increase sales of…

Wild Game Dinner: Volunteer

St. Patrick – St. Anthony’s Wild Game Dinner will be held Jan. 21, 2023. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Volunteers are needed! Wild Game Table reservations…

9 Days for Life: Jan. 19-27, 2023

9 Days for Life is a novena for the protection of human life. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to…

Sunday of the Word of God, Jan. 22

In 2019, Pope Francis established the Sunday of the Word of God to be celebrated each year on the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time. As…

Bible Study: Eternal Rest: The Art of Dying Well

This four-session series is a comprehensive exploration of the mystery of dying, death, and everlasting life. Each session approaches the subject from a Catholic perspective,…

Job Postings: Jan. 12, 2023

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 1/12/2023 Grand Haven Bus and Trolley Operator Transportation Full Time Operates a transit bus and/or trolley Harbor…

8th Grade Confirmation Retreat

Men’s Day of Renewal, Jan. 7

Saturday, January 7, 2023 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Family Center             Our Heavenly Craftsman; God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit invite all men of…

Novena in Memory of Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI, 1927-2022 The entire Church mourns the death of our Emeritus Holy Father, Benedict XVI. In cathedrals, basilicas, parish churches, shrines, and chapels…

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group

The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group is conducted by a trained facilitator, and is a safe place for people living with dementia and their care…

Feb. Book Study: The Lamb’s Supper

Food Pantry Update: December

In December 2022, we had 134 client visits representing 399 individuals. This number includes our Christmas Boxes that we distributed on December 20.

Job Postings: Jan. 5, 2023

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 1/5/2023 Muskegon Fitness Consultant Miscellaneous Full Part Time Staff front desk and answer phones during operating hours…

Pray for the repose of the soul of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI dies at 95 The Holy See Press Office announced that Pope emeritus Benedict XVI died at 9:34 a.m. CET Saturday, Dec.…

Virtual Career Fair, Jan. 10

Christmas 2022

Fr. Chuck will preside at Christmas Masses, but given possible storm conditions, we encourage everyone to stay safe. Livestreams for Christmas Mass are available. The…

High School Study: In Pursuit

Seeking the Moral Life Sundays, 7:00-8:30 PM, Youth Center, Jan. 15 & 29, Feb. 5, March 5 “This study aims to inspire in young people…

A Conversation with Ukraine, Jan. 9

Grand Haven & Spring Lake Efforts Ukraine Update from Catholic Relief Services Erik Heinonen, is the CRS partnership coordinator for Ukraine and Romania. But he…

Young Adults Ski Retreat

Online Study with Fr. Mike Schmitz

The Bible in a Year In The Bible in a Year podcast, Fr. Mike Schmitz guides you through the entire Bible in 365 episodes. Using an exclusive…

Blood Drive, Dec. 28

This holiday season, unpredictable winter weather and seasonal illness can lead to fewer donors coming to donate – impacting the national blood supply. During this…

Christmas Pageant 2022

On Dec. 16, the children from St. Patrick – St. Anthony shared their Christmas joy in the Gospel of Jesus’ birth at the Christmas Pageant.

Comfort & Joy Advent Adoration: Free Concert

KEPHA Men’s Conference

Register for the Building a Legacy Men’s Conference Men, God is calling us for this time and this place to live lives of authentic, committed…

Job Postings: Dec. 15, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 12/15/2022 Norton Shores Retail Sales Associate-Mgmt Trainee Retail/Sales Full Time Demonstrate a customer first mentality Batteries Plus…

Christmas Food Donations

Do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased. It’s time again to prepare for our Christmas…

Christmas Pageant 2022

Children:  Ages preschool (age 3) and up! Preparation for: Christmas Pageant, Friday, December 16, at 6:30 p.m. in our beautiful facility Room 143 – fellowship following.  Rehearsals:…

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mass at 7:00 PM

Eucharistic Revival Holy Hour

Behold the Mystery: A Diocesan Evening of Adoration in Parishes Eucharistic Revival Holy Hour, Tues., Dec 13, 7:00-8:00 PM. Our usual Mass on Tuesday evenings…

High School Cocoa & Caroling

Food Pantry Update: November

In November, 2022, we had 161 client visits representing households with 424 individuals. These client visits included 114 regular client orders (serving 280 individuals) and an…

Four Pointes: Holiday Meal, Dec. 15

DTE is sponsoring an event on Thursday, Dec. 15 at Four Pointes for persons 60 years old and older. There are only 120 spots available!…

Giving Tree

The true spirit of giving brings hope and support to others. In years past, this parish has supported our Grand Rapids Diocese Seminarians and the…

Job Postings: Dec. 8, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 12/8/2022 Grand Haven General Production Manufacturing Full Time Pack parts into various containers as specified by standard…

Job Postings: Dec. 1, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 12/1/2022 Gerand Haven Office Assistant Administration Full Time Play a critical role in keeping our office a…

Parish Cookbook $20

Need a special gift for someone who likes to cook? Or newlyweds? With almost 800 recipes, this is the only cookbook you need. Available at…

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Masses at 8:00 AM, 12:00 Noon, 7:00 PM The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the sinless life and immaculate conception of the Blessed Virgin…

Implicit Bias Training

Candle Rosary

This week our 7th & 8th Grade Students & High School Ministry celebrated October as the Month of the Rosary by praying a candle rosary together. 

Guidelines for Cold & Flu Season

Guidelines for cold and flu season: Wherever two or more people gather, some sharing of germs is inevitable. When Catholics gather in Jesus’ name to…

Thanksgiving Day: Mass at 10:00 AM

Fr. Chuck Schwartz & the Parish Staff wish all of our parishioners and their extended families a Happy Thanksgiving! Our Parish Office will be closed…

High School Laser Tag

In a Diocese far far away (or about 30 minutes apart from each other) two parishes, Our Lady of the Lake and St. Patrick –…

Prayers for the Walkowiak Family

With firm faith and hope in our Lord Jesus Christ and His resurrection, I write to inform you of the death of my father, John…

Come Let Us Adore Him

With many prayers of thanksgiving we thank Joan Blasky & Adele Croft for their years of service managing the Adoration Chapel. We are grateful for…

Job Postings: Nov. 17, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 11/17/2022 Grand Haven Direct Support Worker Medical Healthcare Full Time Maintaining a calm, caring, motivating attitude toward…

Soup for All

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

What You Need to Know About RSV

Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. Most people recover in a week or two, but…

Stay & Keep Watch, Nov. 20

Thanksgiving Food Baskets

Holiday Craft Show Nov. 11 & 12

Holiday Craft Show will be Friday, Nov. 11 & Saturday Nov. 12.  We are in need of Volunteers to assist on these days. Please sign up…

Men’s Faith Journey Wednesday Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at 6:30 a.m. in Room 142 & via Zoom Contact Mark Juodawlkis for more information !**Reminder**!!  We meet in Room 142, but we will…

Russ’ Fundraiser, Nov. 7-12

Help us share the spirit of Christmas by eating at Russ’ Restaurant in Grand Haven during the week of Nov 7 – Nov 12. You…

Bishop Walkowiak’s Statement Nov. 9, 2022

Basic Level I Catechist Training

Job Postings: Nov. 10, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 11/10/2022 Fruitport Custodian Miscellaneous Part Time Vacuuming, cleaning, mopping GRBS, Inc 11/10/2022 Norton Shores Service Coordinator Dispatcher…

Men’s Breakfast

Saturday, Nov. 5, 8:00-9:30 a.m. in the Family Center Join us on November 5 at 8:00 am for our next Men’s Breakfast and faith discussion.…

Young Adult Friendsgiving

Sunday, Nov. 6: The Passage Through Grief to Hope

SPECIAL PRESENTATION, SUNDAY, NOV. 6, AT 2:00 PM IN ROOM 142 The Passage Through Grief to Hope Presented by long-time parishioner, Marsha Barnosky, LMSW ACSW…

Rosary for Life

Dates: October 31– November 8Where: St. Patrick’s-St. Anthony, we will be praying in the church.When: Doors open 7:00 a.m., we will begin promptly at 7:30…

Steubenville 2023, Register by Feb. 10

The Steubenville Conference is a retreat weekend away on campus at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio. We will be partnering with several parishes on…

Rosary, Monday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.

 A single rosary for life will also be prayed on Monday, November 7, at 7:30 p.m. here in the Church. This is another opportunity to…

Vote No on Proposal 3

National Vocation Awareness Week, Nov. 6-12

“National Vocation Awareness Week will be celebrated in our country Nov. 6-12, 2022. Our Diocese is blessed with 21 seminarians. Please ask our Lord to…

Volunteers Urgently Needed Ahead of Election

Volunteers needed to knock on doors, make calls against Proposal 3 The Catholic Advocacy Network (CAN) is reaching out for help to get the message…

High School Friendsgiving

Job Postings: Nov. 3, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 11/3/2022 Grand Haven Crew Member – 2355 Food Service Full Part Time Share our commitment to exceptional…

8th Grade Day of Reflection

Job Posting: Oct. 27, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 10/27/2022 Grand Haven Crew Member and Manager Food Service Full Part Time Wendy’s 10/27/2022 Grand Haven Retail…

Kids Hope Seeks Mentors

All children face challenges, but some hurdles are bigger than others, and sometimes kids need a little extra support to build resilience and hope.Our local…

Newspaper falsely presenting itself as Catholic publication

The Diocese of Grand Rapids has been notified that the Michigan Catholic Tribune, a newspaper purporting itself to be Catholic, is being mailed to parishioners…

All Saints, Nov. 1 & All Souls, Nov. 2

Tiny Saints: Oct. Fundraiser

Tiny Saints are wonderful gifts! In October, please support our High School Ministry by participating in the Tiny Saints Fundraiser.

Haunted Haven Oct. 31

The City of Grand Haven is hosting an indoor trick or treat event on Monday Oct. 31st, at the Grand Haven Community Center from 5:30…

Mass of Remembrance, Oct. 29-30

The Mass of Remembrance will take place on Oct. 29 & 30. Candles will be lit on the altar representing those in the parish who…

Pray with Us: A Living Rosary!

The month of October each year is dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary

Food Pantry Update: October

In October, 2022, at St. Patrick’s Food Pantry, we had 77 client visits representing households totaling 178 individuals. In October of 2021, we had 63 client…

Sponsor a Bean Bag for our Youth Center

Bean Bags NEEDED for our youth center! $42.39 per bean bag! Color Preference: Black OR Navy Number needed: 20 Please send to:St. Patrick – St.…

TRI-CITIES Coat Drive Oct. 17 – Nov. 27

Once again our parish willbe a drop-off site for Covering the Tri-Cities Coat Drive. The collection box is in the West entrance across from the…

Job Postings: Oct. 20, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 10/20/2022 10/20/2022 Spring Lake Assistant Teacher School Teachers Full Part Time Responsible for assisting the lead teacher,…

Training for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

When serving as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion we are given the honor and privilege to physically share Christ with our community of faith.…

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…

Endow Study, Oct. 22

Thank you: Culver’s: Haiti Fundraiser

Thank you to all who came out to serve guests and get dinner the Culver’s Care night on Tuesday, Oct. 18. $440.00 was raised for our…

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,…

Legacy Society: Annual Brunch

Sunday, November 13, 12:30 p.m. after the 11:00 a.m. Mass Donors who have made, or are considering making, a commitment to include our Parish Legacy…

Food Pantry Update: September

We had 62 client visits representing 185 individuals. Last year, in September of 2021, we had 45 client visits representing 102 individuals. Year-to-date for 2022,  we have helped…

Blessing of the Animals 2022

Thank you to all of the parishioners and pets who joined us for the Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 2. Thank you to…

Job Postings: Oct. 13, 2022

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 10/13/2022 Spring Lake Barista Food Service Part Time Learn how to craft specialty beverages. Biggby Coffee 10/13/2022…

Film: The Letter: A Message for Our Earth

“The Pope, the Environmental Crisis and Frontline Leaders”

High School Ministry

Job Postings: October 6

DATE LOCATION JOB TITLE CATEGORY TYPE DESCRIPTION EMPLOYER 10/4/2022 Spring Lake Production Worker Miscellaneous Full Part Time Fast-paced Garment Care: pressing, hanging, folding and packaging…

Young Adults: The Search

Michigan Catholic Women’s Conference

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

Mosaic: Evening at Tiffany’s & Online Auction, Nov. 3

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 Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the speaker begins at 7:00 p.m.Guest Speaker this year: Dr. Danielle Koestner, DO…

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…

Engaged Couples Marriage Sessions

Sessions will be Saturdays, November 5, 12, 19 at 9:00 am in Room 142. If you plan to get married, contact Tony Allen at 616-842-0001…

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!

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Middle School Car Wash

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

40 Days for Life, Feb. 22 – April 2

Spring Campaign – Grand Rapids: February 22 – April 2 Through the power of prayer and a peaceful presence in front of abortion facilities, the…

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…

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…

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 Reflection

Saturday, January 7, at St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish More details to follow.

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…

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.

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…

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,…

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

We serve Coffee & Donuts after both the 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Masses, if we have volunteers signed up to host. Please consider hosting a…

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…

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, 2022

Thank you to everyone who made this fundraising such a success! Join us for lunch and help prevent homelessness on Thursday, November 17, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.…

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.…