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Memorial Day Masses at Catholic cemeteries

Monday, May 28 is Memorial Day, a day of remembrance of and gratitude for all men and women who have died during military service for the United States.

Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day. Below please find a schedule of Memorial Day Masses taking place in cemeteries in our diocese. For additional Mass times, please check with a parish near you. 

Memorial Day Mass Schedule, Monday, May 28, 2018

Rain or shine. Please bring lawn chairs. Refreshments will be served after some of these Masses.


Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, 8 a.m.
Celebrant: Father Dennis Morrow

1712 Preston NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
St. Mary's Cemetery, 9 a.m.
Celebrant: Father Tony Pelak
6369 Belmont Avenue NE, Belmont MI 49306
(behind the playground)
Resurrection Cemetery, 9 a.m.
Celebrant: Father Pat Grile, CSsR

4100 Clyde Park Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49509
Holy Cross Cemetery, 10 a.m.
Celebrant: Monsignor R. Louis Stasker
2000 Walker Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 


St. Mary's Cemetery, 8:30 a.m.
Celebrant: Father Lam Le
6969 Grosvenor St., Sand Lake, MI 49343
Mass will be held rain or shine; please bring your own chairs.

St. Margaret of Scotland Chapel, 10 a.m.
Celebrant: Father Lam Le
Cemetery is located at 10195 16 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs, MI I 
Lawn chairs are not required as Mass will be celebrated inside the chapel.


Mt. Carmel Cemetery, 9 a.m.
Celebrant: Father Michael Burt

21594 17 Mile Rd., Big Rapids, MI 49307
Please bring your own chairs to the cemetery. There are no restroom facilities at this cemetery. If weather is inclement the Mass will be held at St. Mary Church, 1009 Marion Ave., Big Rapids, MI 49307.