Diocese of Grand Rapids

Pastoral Ministers’ Summer Retreat

Wednesday, August 02, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Mass at 11:30 a.m. Franciscan Life Process Center 11650 Downes Street, Lowell, MI 49331 Thank you for saying yes to the call of your ministry and sharing Christ with others! The office of faith Formation invites you to take time away to nurture your relationship with Christ and one another. Spend time…

2018 Parish Ministry and Catechetical Conference

Save the Date: Please mark your calendars for the 2018 Parish Ministry and Catechetical Conference! The event is open to all adults in the diocese. Saturday, September 29th West Catholic High School (1801 Bristol Ave. NW, Grand Rapids) Keynote Speaker: Nancy Bird Questions? Please contact Marianne Verner at 616-246-0588 or mverner@dioceseofgrandrapids.org

Respect Life Ministries

July’s Intersessions for Life July 1 For all legislators: that they uphold and enact laws protecting the sanctity of all human life, traditional marriage, and religious liberty; We pray to the Lord: July 8 For our nation: That the right to life of every human being, from conception to natural death, will again be protected in our laws; We pray to the…

Share the Journey

Bishop Walkowiak along with the staff of the Diocese of Grand Rapids and Catholic Charities West Michigan (CCWM) is encouraging parishes to participate in a global campaign called “Share the Journey“. It will be launched by Pope Francis on September 27 and will continue through September 2019. We can join Pope Francis and the Church around the world, and share…