Welcome To

St. Mary Magdalen
Catholic Parish

Kentwood, MI

​We are a reconciling, healing family of Christians celebrating life through worship, service and Catholic Formation.

We are committed to creating an atmosphere within our parish family to come together in body and spirit as a living faith community to help each other become better servants, mature in faith formation, feed the spiritually and physically hungry, create a stronger faith formation and bring people to the light of God.

We invite you to come and worship with us.


As a member of the Diocese of Grand Rapids, St. Mary Madgalen has opened its doors Kentwood’s faithful since 1956, and continues to provide its parishioners with weekly services, community get-togethers, and more. In addition, our dedicated staff provides established programs for:

New to our Church? Visit us to learn more about how to become a part of our congregation.

Weekly Mass and Confession

9am, 11am & 5pm - Sunday
8am - Mon, Wed, Thurs, & Fri
5pm - Saturdays

Confession: Saturdays 3:30 - 4:45pm

Location & Office Hours

1253 52nd St. SE, Kentwood, MI 49508
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM - Mon-Fri


(616) 455-9310

Christmas and New Year's Day Schedule

Christmas Eve (Tuesday): 3:30pm Children's Program, caroling to follow
Christmas Eve (Tuesday): 4:00pm Children's Mass, 9:30pm Christmas caroling, 10:00pm Christmas Eve Mass
Christmas Day (Wednesday): 9am and 11am Mass (No 5pm Mass) December 31st (Tuesday): 5pm Vigil Mass
January 1st/New Year's Day: 9am Mass (No 7pm Mass)

Advent and Christmas Confession Schedule

Monday 12/16 - 8:30am - 10:00am & 6pm - 8pm
Wednesday 12/18 - 8:30am - 10:00am & 6pm - 8pm
Thursday 12/19 - 8:30am - 10:00am & 6pm - 8pm
Friday 12/20 - 8:30am - 10:00am

Upcoming Events

Advent Candle Lighting

All are invited to sign up to light the Advent candles during Mass throughout the season. Sign-ups are available in the Gathering Area beginning this Saturday, November 9th.


Come and join us for a night of music, prayer, and fellowship on Tuesday, December 3rd, from 7pm to 9pm. Ladies Advent Night is a wonderful way to celebrate this joyous, anticipatory season.

Sign-ups can be found in the Gathering Area. For more information, please contact the Parish Office.

Parish advent decorating (11/30)

Advent is coming, and we would love to see parishioners volunteer to help decorate the parish. We will be decorating from 10am-11am on Saturday, November 30th. Come and help us prepare our church for the season!