Welcome To

St. Mary Magdalen
Catholic Parish

Kentwood, MI

Following Bishop Walkowiak’s directives, the dispensation due to COVID-19 has been extended. Masses are still ongoing. Please refer to this letter for more information.

For information on the policies and procedures for St. Mary Magdalen Parish, please refer to Fr. Vu’s letter to parishioners. We have also provided video instruction on how to effectively receive communion below. Staff members will on site during Masses if you have any questions.

For virtual worship opportunities, please see our “Upcoming Events” section below. If you are in need of assistance due to COVID-19, please visit our Resources Page for information from the Diocese and the ACO.

Call for Deacons

The Diocese is extending invitations to men interested in becoming deacons. If you or someone you know is interested in this wonderful vocation, please contact the office.  


Please see the video instructions for receiving the Eucharist. Further instructions will be provided during the Mass or through video if necessary. If you have any questions, please contact the staff. Thank you!


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:

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

Weekly Mass and Confession


Daily Readings
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

Upcoming Events

Livestream mass

There are many churches that are offering a livestreamed Mass during this time. You can tune in to Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew and view daily Mass sponsored by the National Catholic Broadcasting Council on their Youtube Channel. EWTN also offers daily Mass on their website.

daily rosary

This website has multiple priests praying the rosary, both in the archives and daily at 3am, 10am, and 6:30pm.
Sr. Mai and her fellow sisters recite the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and the Rosary, both in Vietnamese. The Chaplet is recited live at 3:00pm, and the Rosary is recited at 8:30pm. Click here to tune in live on Facebook or watch the recording.


Live perpetual adoration can be found here in the chapel at EWTN, available from 9am to 6pm. For adoration outside of these hours, please see this blog for a compiled list of perpetual adoration locations.