Bishop Walkowiak announces the extension of the dispensation for all Catholics within the territory of the Diocese of Grand Rapids from their obligation of attending Sunday Mass through Jan. 4, 2021.
Bishop Walkowiak announces ability to open churches more widely; extends dispensation from obligation to attend Sunday Mass through Nov. 23
Read Bishop Walkowiak’s letter to the faithful in full.
Join Bishop Walkowiak for 7 p.m. Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew that day (diocesan guidelines for COVID-19 will be in effect), or watch live on Facebook or on our website.
"But those who are truly able to attend Mass should begin to return, remembering that we are transformed by being joined to Christ in the Eucharist."
Keynote speaker Mari Pablo discussed a theme of, “Not Conformed, Rather Transformed: Theology of the Body as a Lens for Our World”.
Bishop Walkowiak announces the extension of the dispensation from the obligation of attending Sunday Mass through Sept. 7 (Labor Day).
The Office of Communications releases the following statement from Most Reverend David J. Walkowiak, bishop of Grand Rapids, regarding the State’s legal challenge.
Bishop Walkowiak announces up to $1 million in COVID-19 tuition assistance for Catholic school families
As we continue preparing for a safe return to school, Bishop Walkowiak wants to make sure no student is left behind. We are excited to share that he has announced up to $1 million in tuition assistance for returning and new families whose finances have been affected by COVID-19.
Bishop Walkowiak announces the extension of the dispensation for all Catholics within the territory of the Diocese of Grand Rapids from their obligation of attending Sunday Mass through July 31.