Welcome To

St. Mary Magdalen
Catholic Parish

Kentwood, MI

Following Bishop Walkowiak’s directives, public Masses will resume beginning Friday, May 29th! All other liturgical and devotional services in the Diocese of Grand Rapids remain cancelled. Please click here to see the Bishop’s most recent letter for more information.

Sign Up!

Excited to come back to Mass? So are we! Click the Sign Up button to let us know which Mass you will be attending. We are excited to see you! This sign up will remain active and will be updated by Monday at noon each week until sign-ups are no longer needed.

To sign up, click the check mark next to the Mass time that you would like to attend. Then, hit "Submit and Sign Up" at the bottom of the page.

For information on the policies and procedures for St. Mary Magdalen Parish, please refer to Fr. Vu’s letter to parishioners. Some staff members will on site during Mass if you have any questions.

For virtual worship opportunities and for ways to help support businesses and health care workers during this time, please see our “Upcoming Events” section below.

PARISH INFORMATION

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

WE ARE RESUMING ALL MASSES! PLEASE SEE THE BISHOP'S LETTER AND FATHER'S LETTER FOR INFORMATION ON NEW PROCEDURES. YOU CAN ALSO SIGN UP FOR MASS HERE

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

CONTACT US

(616) 455-9310
witness@stmmagdalen.org

Honoring mary, the Queen of may

Sunday

 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.

Monday

Allison recites the Joyful Mysteries

Tuesday

Laura recites the Sorrowful Mysteries

Wednesday

Molly recites the Glorious Mysteries

Thursday

Ruth recites the Luminous Mysteries

Friday

Emily recites the Sorrowful Mysteries 

Saturday

Michelle recites the Joyful Mysteries

Beautiful marian music

Emily sings “Hail Mary, Gentle Woman,” “Salve Regina,” “In You, O Lord, I have Found my Peace,”  “How Great Thou Art,” and “Ave Maria”

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.

adoration

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.

daily rosary

This website has multiple priests praying the rosary, both in the archives and daily at 3am, 10am, and 6:30pm. You can also join a virtual rosary at 5pm daily Monday through Friday, sponsored by youth ministry and the young adult group. Click here to join us.

FORMED

FORMED is free through the Diocese through May 29th!  Check out FORMED for interesting videos ranging from Rosary Chaplets to Lenten Reflections. It’s a great way to help you understand, live and share the Catholic faith. Just visit this page and enter Faith At Home Grand Rapids for access to faith-fueling, inspiring and informative stories, teaching, and more.

red storm cares

Want to help support our health care workers as they fight on the front lines against COVID-19? Consider supporting Red Storm Cares! This amazing initiative was started by the EK Robotics Team–some of whom are parishioners and members of the youth ministry here at SMM. They are providing PPE to those who request it, and recently donated thirty-five facemasks to our volunteers who help with Feeding America. To find out more and support the initiative, visit their website!