Welcome to Laker Catholic!

Welcome to LakerCatholic. We have a lot of wonderful things coming up this year.
Please come and join us for the following events.
Meet new friends, reconnect with others, and learn what we are all about.



Application deadline is Friday, April 9

Before you apply for the team, please review what it entails.

You will have to be a SERVANT LEADER, serving your college peers while growing in your relationship with Jesus Christ.
Please consider, after prayerful discernment, filling out an application. Consider whether this commitment is something you can fulfill.

All applicants must be able to commit to the following:

  • Lead Team Retreat & Training. Training is essential to preparing for any leadership role. The training/retreat will take place in August prior to the school year (date and location TBD).
  • Participation at LakerCatholic Nights throughout 2021-22 — at least three nights each month.
  • Present at planning meetings on assigned nights. Your primary commitment is to help with LakerCatholic Nights (Thursdays 8-10 p.m.) at least three nights a month. Weekly meetings will take place prior to these nights from 6:45-7:45 p.m.
  • Attend, promote, and be willing to accept supporting roles for weekend retreats (approximately two per school year) and attend any necessary
    meetings related to the retreat.

Full Desription of Lead Team

After reading the description, you may fill out an application. Please note: The maximum size of the team is 12 students, so not every applicant will be accepted on the team.


Registration open for the 2020-2021 school year!
Register Here!

Laker Catholic is a Grand Valley State University student lead organization.
Our mission is to lead college students closer to Christ through building faith, fellowship, and friendship

Laker Catholic hosts weekly meetings ranging from traditional meetings, to praise & worship adoration, men’s & women’s nights, bible studies, social events, student dinners, IM sports, and weekly shuttles to the Sunday, 5 pm mass.

Need a ride to mass? No problem! Shuttles to St. Luke’s leave lot D1 every Sunday starting at 4:30!

Donate to Laker Catholic online by clicking on this link: Campus Ministry

Weekly Meetings

Thursday: 8:00-10:00 pm

Mass Times:
Sunday: 8:30 am, 10:30 am, 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am & 5:00 pm
Tuesday – Friday: 5:30 pm

Tuesday – Friday: 5:00-5:28 pm
Tuesday 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am

Adoration/Holy Hour:
Check calendar for up to date times and days
Tuesday: 6:00-9:00 pm
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00-10:00 am


Interested in playing IM Sports? You’re in luck! We have a selection of teams for every sport through GVSU. Bring a friend and join Cathletes! All are welcome!


Matt Furrer, Macy Becker (Team Director),
Mary Sutarik, Tyler Matson

FOCUS is The Fellowship of Catholic University Students. Our FOCUS missionaries are excited to be back for another year on campus! Their goal is to encounter and accompany students in their relationship through Christ through outreach, friendship, and studying scripture.

A little bit of information on our leaders:

  • Macy comes to us from Missouri and this is her second year with us.

The FOCUS Team members are new to us this year and are also first time FOCUS Ministry Leaders:

  • Matt Furrer is from Missori
  • Mary Sutarik comes to us from Illinois
  • Tyler Matson is from the state of Nebraska

Follow the missionaries on Instagram: @focus_gvsu

Contact Us!

Facebook: LakerCatholic
Instagram: @gvsucatholics


St. Luke Food Pantry is one a month on the second Thursdays. This is open to all GVSU students. If you or someone you know wants a little more than just Ramon Noodles and pizza, stop on by, and spread the word! Check out our calendar for dates: Time is 3 – 5:00 p.m.

Please contact our food pantry if you or someone is in need or would like to volunteer: