In compliance with Governor Whitmer’s March 17 executive order prohibiting all gatherings of more than 50 people in a shared indoor space, the Diocese of Grand Rapids has temporarily suspended ALL public Masses and all other liturgical and devotional services, effective immediately, through Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020.

Read Bishop Walkowiak’s letter to the Faithful

With this suspension, all Catholics within the territory of the Diocese of Grand Rapids are granted a dispensation from their obligation of attending Sunday Mass through April 5. Baptisms, weddings, and funerals may continue to be celebrated outside of Mass with no more than 50 people in attendance. Our March 26th evening of penance, “The Light is ON for You” as well as individual confession times may continue as scheduled.

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