Did you miss one of our recent appearances? Find out what is happening in the diocese by visiting the links below.


Catholic Central HS students on the National Mall before start of March for Life 2020

March for Life 2020

WZZM 13 coverage
January 22, 2020

Bishop Walkowiak pours holy oil onto the altar during dedication Mass for St. John Paul II Church, Cedar Springs

New Church opens in Cedar Springs

Cedar Springs Post
December 13, 2019

Rev. Robert Mulderink

Why do Catholics celebrate Advent?

FOX 17 and WGVU Morning Show
December 2019

CNS photo by Bob Roller, Archbishop Paul D. Etienne of Seattle attends afternoon prayer, spring assembly 2019

USCCB Fall General Assembly and Our Shepherds - Our Future Capital Campaign

Holy Family Radio and iHeart West Michigan Weekend
November 7, 2019

Logo of Catholic Charities West Michigan

Catholic Charities West Michigan building new detox center

MLive (Muskegon Chronicle)
October 22, 2019

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Shrine of Saint Francis Xavier and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Grand Rapids

Parish building Arch of Hope

MLive (Grand Rapids Press) and
September 15, 2019

CNS image of a man looking across the border holding his child by Mohammed Salem, Reuters

Immigration Legal Services comments on GRPD's foreign nationals policy

Grand Rapids Business Journal
September 13, 2019

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CCWM's Let's Go To Bat For Kids! logo

Let's Go to Bat for Kids

FOX 17
June 13, 2019

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Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Rockford

Parish breaks ground on new rectory/school expansion

June 7, 2019

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Group photo on cathedral steps - Ordination of Deacons Couturier and Orris, May 18, 2019 by Eric Tank

Local man ordained to transitional diaconate

May 18, 2019

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Bishop Walkowiak receives NCEA Award, April 2019

Bishop Walkowiak receives national recognition for support of Catholic schools

MLive (Grand Rapids Press)
April 29, 2019

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Good Friday

April 19, 2019

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Bishop Walkowiak sits near a stained glass window at Cathedral Square Center

Offering reflections on the fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame

FOX 17
April 15, 2019

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Great things happening in our Catholic schools

School Talk with Shelley Irwin
March 28, 2019

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The season of Lent



iHeart West Michigan Weekend
March 24, 2019

Listen to interview with Bishop Walkowiak
Headshot of Director of Communications Annalise Laumeyer

The season of Lent


Talk of the Town
March 25, 2019

Listen to interview with Annalise Laumeyer

"Father Schumaker explains the importance of Lent"

FOX 17 Morning Mix
March 19, 2019

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The season of Lent




La Mejor Radio
March 11, 2019

Watch interview with Fr. Luis Garcia

"Michigan Catholic schools find formula to boost enrollment"


Catholic News Agency
February 1, 2019

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"Bishop’s initiatives strengthening Catholic schools, end enrollment declines"

Grand Rapids Press
January 29, 2019

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