402 Amity Street, Lowell, MI 49331, Parish Priest, Monsignor Edward A. Hankiewicz

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St Mary Great Mother of God Catholic Church

Welcome to St. Mary Great Mother of God Catholic Church

Click Here to sign up to attend Weekend Masses (See Covid-19 information below)

          Click Here to sign up for the K. of C. Fish Fry takeouts- Sign up to put in your food take-out order and to volunteer

Menu: Fried & Baked Fish(gluten-free), Mac-n-cheese, applesauce, french fries, corn bread and coleslaw

Lenten & Holy Week Liturgy Schedule

Fridays of Lent through March 26th The Stations of the Cross are at 7:00 pm.  Lenten Fish Frys (Takeout only) on February 19th and 26th in the Parish Life Center. $8 per meal or $25 per family. Details and sign-up pre-order to follow.

In addition to the regular confession times on Saturdays from 3-4:30 pm Fr. Ferris will be hearing confessions on Wednesdays of Lent from 5-7pm in the Confessional. An additional priest will be hearing confessions in the parish life center from 6-7pm

Holy Thursday, April 1st there is no morning Mass. The evening Mass is at 7:00 pm

Good Friday Service, April 2nd is at 3:00 pm at St. Mary's and 6:00 pm at St. Anthony's in Saranac.

Holy Saturday, April 3rd the Blessing of the Easter food is at 11:00 am.  The Vigil of Easter begins at 9:00 pm

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord, April 4th Masses are at 10:30 am and Noon

COVID-19 Information:

Please sign-up for the Mass you will be attending using the link above and selecting "Here".   Pews are roped off so that every one is used to provide for social distancing. 

-Face masks are required but need to be pulled up or down just before receiving Holy Communion.

-Each person/family is responsible for bringing their own hand sanitizer.

-Holy Water fonts will remain empty for awhile.

-When you enter the pew, please move down so that others do not need to try and get past you to be seated, but remain distanced from each other.

-The Sign of Peace is suspended as well as holding hands with others during the Our Father (except those in your own family).

-When approaching for Communion, you must take off your face mask and gloves if you are wearing gloves.

-Communion on the tongue is an individual's right. The priest will use hand sanitizer to purify if physical contact is made while distributing.

-Communion will be done with one side of the church coming forward at a time to receive.  The blocked off pews provide markers for where to stand to keep proper distance.

-A basket located at the main entrance is available to place your Sunday offering envelope or contribution in so that baskets will not need to be passed. You may also sign up with your bank to have your weekly contribution mailed to the parish.

-You are welcome to stay in church to pray, but when you leave please exit the building immediately. 





Mass & Confession Times

Weekend Masses: Saturdays 5:00 p.m.
Sundays 10:30 a.m.
Daily Masses: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 7:45 a.m.( No Masses on Tuesday mornings, 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.