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We the parishioners of St. Mary Great Mother of God Church, as a worshipping Roman Catholic parish family, are united by Faith, Hope, & Love.  The pastor, laity & ministerial staff, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, seek to foster spiritual growth in Jesus Christ through prayer, the gospel & the sacraments.  If you would like to join St. Mary Great Mother of God parish, please call 616-897-9820 or e-mail us at:

Liturgy & Confession Schedule for Advent and Christmas

Advent Confession Times: Wednesday, December 7th from 5-6:15 p.m., Thursday, December 15th from 5-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 21st from 5-6:30 p.m.

Advent Confession Times at St. Anthony-Saranac: Wednesday, December 7th from 12-1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 14th from 12-1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 21st from 12-1:00 p.m.

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary-Holy Day of Obligation

Wednesday, December 7th - Vigil of the Holy Day Mass at St. Mary's 7:00 p.m., Thursday, December 8th 7:45 a.m.

12:10 p.m. Mass on December 8th will be at St. Anthony's in Saranac

Advent Penance Service this year is at St. Patrick in Parnell on Wednesday, December 14th at 7:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve, December 24th Mass at 5:00 p.m. and Midnight at St. Mary's

Christmas Day, The Nativity of the Lord Mass is at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's







Mass Times

Weekend Masses: Saturdays 5:00 p.m.
Sundays 10:30 a.m.
Daily Masses: Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. and Saturdays 8:30 a.m.
Confession: 3-4:30 p.m. on Saturdays
First Saturday Devotion 8:00 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month followed by Mass at 8:30 a.m.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Wednesdays from 8:15 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. followed by Benediction. If Lowell Schools are closed due to weather there will be no Adoration.

Office Hours

Monday through Thursday 8-4:30. Closed on Fridays.