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For Jean Scheid ~ Thursday, December 13th at 11:00 am

Jean Scheid, a St. Mary parishioner, has passed away. The funeral for Jean will be Thursday, December 13th at St. Mary at 11:00 am. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 12th at Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home from 2-4:00 pm and 6-8:00 pm with a Rosary at 7:30 pm. Please keep Jean and her family in your prayers. Click here for the full obituary.

Mass at Metron Belding has been cancelled on Thursday. 

Baptism Class ~ Tuesday, December 11th

A class for parents of young children and infants in need of baptism has been set for Tuesday, December 11th at St. Charles at 6:00 pm in the church. Registration is required. Please call the parish office at 754-4194 or call or email Tessa Hoffman (517-204-8785) ( to register.

Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary ~ December 8th

On Saturday, December 8th we will celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. We will have a vigil Mass at St. Mary on Friday, December 7th at 6:30 pm. Mass on Saturday, December 8th will be at St. Charles at 9:00 am. This is a holy day of obligation. Volunteers are needed to help at these Masses. We invite liturgical ministers to sign up online by clicking this link.…/20F0448A4AD2AA5FE3-liturgica…

You can also call either parish office to volunteer to help.
St. Charles- 1-616-754-4194
St. Joseph- 1-616-794-2145

Monday’s at St. Charles, 6:30 pm in McKinney Hall

More and more people are realizing that the world doesn’t have all the answers.  Younger people are looking for truth and substance.  We have the richness of our Catholic faith to share will all people who are searching.  

RCIA – Rites of Christian Initiation of Adults is a process that does not require any commitment to come and search for truth and ask questions.  We have several new people beginning their journey and others who are continuing their journey.  For more information contact Molly Scoby at 754-4194 ext. 131 or .  We will begin weekly sessions using Symbolon: Knowing the Faith which is presented by trusted and compelling teachers and filmed around the world with stunning cinematography.  Symbolon:Knowing the Faith explains the essentials of the Catholic Faith in a way that will inform our minds and inspire our hearts. We meet every Monday at 6:30 p.m. at St. Charles in McKinney Hall.