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Affiliated Ministries & Organizations

Aquinas College
Catholic liberal arts college located in Grand Rapids

Beginning Experience
Ministry & retreats for recently divorced and widowed individuals

Catholic Committee for Girl Scouts and Camp Fire
Serving Catholic youth and adults by promoting spiritual growth through faith-based programs

Catholic Connect
Local group for men and women in their 20s and 30s, featuring Bible study, prayer and fellowship

Catholic Information Center
Programs and classes inviting seekers from other faiths or no faith at all to an understanding of the teachings of the Catholic Church
Couple to Couple League, Natural family planning
Dedicated to building healthy marriages through the practice of natural family planning
Dave and Julie Cook
Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW)
Promoting the dignity and vocation of women while leading women in the development of their faith
Dominican Center at Marywood
Rooted in the Dominican tradition of the Church, working toward a balance of contemplative prayer, study and active service in the community
DYMO Ministries, Inc.
Catholic summer camp experience for high school youth
Franciscan Life Process Center
Assisting in the education, healthy development and cultural enrichment of individuals and our local community
God's Embrace Ministries Inc.
Offering Catholic spiritual formation programs steeped in the traditions of the Church as well as Ignatian spirituality.  God's Embrace also conducts parish missions, retreats, and training in spiritual direction to lead small groups or individuals.  
Steve Fase, Team Leader for Michigan
Grand Rapids Catholic Committee on Scouting
Diocesan committee working to sustain and strengthen the relationship between the Boy Scouts of America and the Diocese of Grand Rapids
Help Pregnancy Crisis Aid
Helping pregnant women carry their babies to term by offering support and alternatives to abortion, regardless of faith or background
Holy Family Radio
Radio station providing local and syndicated Catholic content
1140 AM in Grand Rapids, 91.5 in Kalamazoo
Legatus Grand Rapids Chapter - Ambassadors for Christ in the Marketplace
Karen Weber, Chapter Coordinator

Mercy Health
Mercy Health is a regional health care system
serving West Michigan and the lakeshore with
five hospital campuses, Mercy Health Physician Partners,
our multi-specialty physician network, and hospice, home health and long-term care service offerings.
As a Member of Trinity Health – the nation's second-largest Catholic Health System – Mercy Health is committed to being a trusted health partner for life, transforming the communities we serve, by providing high-quality care that is the most accessible, compassionate and personalized in West Michigan.
Mercy Health Campuses Directory, Muskegon
Mercy Health Campus Directory, Grand Rapids
Michigan Catholic Conference
The official voice of the Catholic Church in Michigan on matters of public policy
Toll Free: 800-395-5565
Your source for church supplies and religious gifts
Cathedral Square Center
National Association of Pastoral Musicians – Grand Rapids Chapter
Supporting music ministers as they utilize their art to enhance worship and prayer
Dennis Rybicki

National Evangelization Team 
Retreats for middle/high school youth
Mark Mann
North American Conference for Separated and Divorced Catholics
Committed to the healing and recovery of those who have experienced separation and divorce
Mark Mann
A retreat experience to help couples rebuild troubled or broken marriages
Saint Benedict Institute
A ministry of St. Francis de Sales Parish, Holland, providing a robust, faithful, joyful Catholic presence on the campus of Hope College. The Saint Benedict Institute offers talks in the Catholic theological tradition, retreats, mission immersion trips and a vocation discernment program. 
View on-campus schedule of Masses & Eucharistic adoration (school year only)
Sanctuary at Saint Mary's
A faith-based community offering several living options and services, including: nursing care, memory care and rehabilitation services
Society of St. Vincent De Paul
Providing assistance of clothing, furniture and household needs to those released from prison , refugees, burn victims and more through their thrift stores
St. Ann's Home
Providing assisted living, nursing care, and Alzheimer’s treatment that serves the West Michigan community
St. Mary’s Pregnancy Crisis Center
A group of dedicated people who create a community of love and compassion for pregnant women
Serra Club
Fostering, promoting and developing an appreciation for vocations to the ministerial priesthood and religious life; and fostering a better understanding of the roles of laity, priests, and religious. 
  • Greater Grand Rapids
    Agnes Kempker-Cloyd, President 
  • Greater Muskegon
    Sylvia Skallerup 
Steepletown Ministries
A faith-based organization, whose mission is to promote “neighbor helping neighbor live with dignity and hope
Teens Encounter Christ – TEC Next Generation
Mark Mann
Young adult retreats
Worldwide Marriage Encounter
Worldwide Marriage Encounter offers weekends for married couples to renew and enrich their marriage and faith.
Contacts: Andrew and Alaina, 734-531-9191