St. Mary Magdalen
Bishop Walkowiak has ended the dispensation for Catholics within the territory of the Diocese of Grand Rapids from their obligation of attending Sunday Mass, provided that it is safe for them to do so. Please see his latest letter for more information.
For all information about returning to Mass safely, please check out the Bishop’s FAQ document.
For this and all other COVID-19 pandemic information and resources, including the latest letter from the Bishop and updated procedures, please visit our COVID-19 resource page. If you have any questions or need additional information regarding our pandemic policies and procedures, we invite you to contact the office.
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 to 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:
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LENTEN AND EASTER MASS SCHEDULE
Ash Wednesday: 9am & 7pm
Holy Thursday, 4/1: 7pm – Mass of the Lord’s Supper
8pm – 10pm – Eucharistic Exposition & Benediction
Good Friday, 4/2: 1pm – Celebration of the Passion
Holy Saturday 4/3: 10am – Food Blessing in Chapel
9pm – Easter Vigil
Easter Sunday 4/4: 9am & 11am – Easter Mass
NO MASS AT 5PM EASTER SUNDAY
LENTEN Season Confession schedule
In addition to our regular Confession schedule (see below), we offer the following reconciliation opportunities during Lent:
The Light is ON for You: An Evening of Penance 3/18: 5pm – 8pm
Monday 3/22: 8:30-10am & 6-8pm
Wednesday 3/24: 8:30-10am & 6-8pm
Thursday 3/25: 8:30-10am & 6-8pm
Friday 3/26: 8:30-10am
Wednesday 3/31: 8:30-10am & 6-8pm
Stations of the Cross
We are pleased to offer the Stations of the Cross on Fridays during the Lenten season. The Stations will be at 7pm unless noted.
February 19th – Led by the St. Mary Magdalen Staff
February 26th – Led by the Men’s Group
March 5th – Led by the Women’s Ministry
March 12th – Led by the Adult Choir
March 19th – Led by the Knights of Columbus
March 26th – Led by the Women’s Guild
April 2nd (Good Friday) – 12pm
April 2nd (Good Friday) – 7pm led by the Youth/Young Adult Ministry (please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions we will not be offering Living Stations this year)