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Aquinas College
Catholic liberal arts college located in Grand Rapids
616-632-8900

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
616-475-1243

Catholic Connect
Local group for men and women in their 20s and 30s, featuring Bible study, prayer and fellowship
630-297-2380 

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
616-459-7267
 
 
Couple to Couple League, Natural family planning
Dedicated to building healthy marriages through the practice of natural family planning
616-957-2617
 
Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW)
Promoting the dignity and vocation of women while leading women in the development of their faith
616-915-5930
 
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
616-514-3325
 
DYMO Ministries, Inc.
Catholic summer camp experience for high school youth
616-319-1102
 
Franciscan Life Process Center
Assisting in the education, healthy development and cultural enrichment of individuals and our local community
616-897-7842
 
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
Email: steve.fase@godsembrace.org
616-291-7642
 
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
616-780-9088
 
Help Pregnancy Crisis Aid
Helping pregnant women carry their babies to term by offering support and alternatives to abortion, regardless of faith or background
616-459-9139
 
Holy Family Radio
Radio station providing local and syndicated Catholic content
1140 AM in Grand Rapids, 91.5 in Kalamazoo
844-337-2346
 
Legatus Grand Rapids Chapter - Ambassadors for Christ in the Marketplace
Karen Weber, Chapter Coordinator
616-291-6428 
 
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.
Locations:
Mercy Health Campuses Directory, Muskegon
231-672-2000
Mercy Health Campus Directory, Grand Rapids
616-685-5000
Michigan Catholic Conference
The official voice of the Catholic Church in Michigan on matters of public policy
517-372-9310
Toll Free: 800-395-5565
 
Your source for church supplies and religious gifts
Cathedral Square Center
616-245-2251
 
National Association of Pastoral Musicians – Grand Rapids Chapter
Supporting music ministers as they utilize their art to enhance worship and prayer
Dennis Rybicki
616-243-5590

National Evangelization Team 
Retreats for middle/high school youth
Mark Mann
616-475-1243
 
North American Conference for Separated and Divorced Catholics
Committed to the healing and recovery of those who have experienced separation and divorce
Mark Mann
616-475-1243
 
Retrouvaille
A retreat experience to help couples rebuild troubled or broken marriages
616-752-7004
 
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
616-685-7000
 
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
616-453-7715
 
St. Mary’s Pregnancy Crisis Center
A group of dedicated people who create a community of love and compassion for pregnant women
616-897-9393
 
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 
    231-798-3950
 
Steepletown Ministries
A faith-based organization, whose mission is to promote “neighbor helping neighbor live with dignity and hope
616-451-4215
 
Teens Encounter Christ – TEC Next Generation
Mark Mann
616-475-1243
 
Veritas
Young adult retreats
616-648-3535
 
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