The sacrament of baptism is celebrated the third Sunday of the Month.  Parents seeking to bring their child into the family of the Catholic Church are encouraged to participate in a two-session enrichment meeting.  The first session meets in the school or facilitators’ home. The second session is decided upon during the first session. 


To register for an enrichment meeting, or schedule a baptism, please contact the parish office at 616-691-8541 or

First Communion 

The sacraments of first reconciliation and first Communion are celebrated in the spring during the child’s second grade year. These joyful sacraments are celebrated communally with our parish school, religious education program and home school families. Sacramental preparation takes place in the classroom and in the home. 


Contact Lindsey Wilbur for information at


The sacrament of confirmation takes place during the spring of a child’s eighth grade year.  Sacramental preparation takes place in the classroom and in the home. 


Please contact the parish school office or the religious education office for information.


Active parishioners who have been registered for at least 12 months are welcome to contact us about scheduling a wedding at St. Patrick Church. Marriage preparation instruction is required. 


Please contact the parish office at least six months prior to the anticipated date. 


The sacrament of reconciliation is available in the church, each Saturday from 3 – 4:30 pm, each Wednesday from 6 - 7:30 pm, or by appointment.  

To make an appointment, please contact the parish office.

Anointing the Sick

If you are going to be hospitalized and/or wish to receive the sacrament of the anointing of the sick, please contact the parish office.

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