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    https://d2y1pz2y630308.cloudfront.net/10804/slideshows/homeMedium/SMC%20Nativity%2012-04%20crop.jpg St. Mary Cathedral stained glass Nativity window located on the north wall of the Cathedral.
    https://d2y1pz2y630308.cloudfront.net/10804/slideshows/homeMedium/SMC%20event.jpg RCIA Rite of Acceptance Nov 24, 2019 / _self
    https://d2y1pz2y630308.cloudfront.net/10804/slideshows/homeMedium/page%2012%20008%20pancake.JPG Pancake Breakfast - Sunday, February 16, after the 8:30 and 11:00 Masses. Cost by Donation.
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    New Parish Directory 

    Sign up TODAY for your family photo, to be inculded in our Parish Directory.  Many time slots available.  To schedule your time, visit:
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    Mardi Gras Party - February 22, 2020
    Join us Saturday, February 22nd from 6-9pm, in the Parish Hall. We are celebrating Mardi Gras with a potluck dinner and dance!  Come alone or bring a friend and a dish to pass. Enjoy the fun with friends, great food and dancing with music provided by the famous Billy Gerard. For questions or more information contact/text Anne Stump 517-455-3805.

    English as a Second Language (ESL) - Classes will begin Saturday, January 25th. Full schedule and additional information in second column on this website.

    Devotion to Mary - 33 Days to Morning Glory  If you are interested in the book, copies are available in the Parish Office for $12 or see Leisa Fredericks.

    Parish Potluck - Consider joining in for the good food and friendship. Wednesday 6:00 pm. November 20th will be the last potluck for this year.  Potlucks will resume in 2020.  Watch this space for the restart date.

    Adoration Night -  On the Fourth Friday of the Month we have game and family night.  If you can, join us at 5:30 pm for adoration in the church.  If not join us at 6:00 pm in the parish hall for food and games.  Bring a family game or grab one of ours and have a casual night hanging out with the parish.  If possible please bring a dish to pass.  If you don't have time to cook...grab anything from the store that we can eat.  Single?  Married?  It does not matter.  It is about eating and playing games.

    Electronic Giving - Part of keeping our Parish alive and active is by making sure that bills are paid and building repairs can be done.  Are you interested in making a weekly or monthly contribution that is automatically pulled from your banking account? Additional information and forms are available under the "About" tab.

    Check out Photo Albums for various events during the past year. - Anniversary Mass 2019, Parish Picnic 2019, Ice Cream Social 2019, International Dinner and Silver Bells in the City.  Youth and Adult also have albums.

  • Parish Mission Statement

    We, the Parishioners of St Mary Cathedral Parish, as Disciples of Jesus Christ and Stewards of God’s gifts to us, are called to live our Faith tradition through celebration of the Sacraments, proclaiming and promoting the Gospel and responding to the needs of our Parish and Community through hospitality and service to all. As the Mother Church and Cathedral Parish for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lansing, Michigan we embrace our unique role of service and leadership for our local Church and Civic Community.

  • Cathedral Information !!

    Information and photos about the current church building and our history can be found above under About Us or by clicking Tour of the Church and Church History.

  • Planning for the future  - Realigning Resources

    In the bulletin there is mention of the Diocese engaging in strategic planning for our future. A committee has been formed to take into account population demographics, what resources (including number of priests and Catholics), etc. to come up with a sustainable plan for the future of our diocese. The next phase is collecting data.  The survey is 75 questions and helps with understanding the life of our parish. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes to complete. Everyone who is 18 years of age and older is invited to participate.   Start Survey

    Paper copy of the survey is available in the church.

  • Reading the Bible

    Recently, the parishioners of St. Mary Cathedral started to read the bible together. It is not too late for you to start. We will take two years to read the entire bible.
    Reading the bible together is a movement of the Lord in our parish. Be sure to call upon God to help you through this process. Start each reading with a little prayer and ask God to complete His work in you. Before you know it, you will be turning page after page and discovering the world of the bible that He has always held out for you.
    As long as you try, you can’t get it wrong. We are reading God’s word and that in and of itself will impact each of us on a variety of levels. The weekly bulletin has the schedule readings for last week, the current week and the readings for next week. The document below identifies all the readings by week for the entire two years.

         Bible Reading Schedule 

    Intentional Discipleship Questionnaire

    Website about Bibles

  • Speaking English

    If you or someone you know could benefit from learning English. Saint Mary Cathedral Parish is offering a class on Saturday mornings at
    9:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall.

    English as a Second Language (ESL)
    Class Schedule  Saturdays- 9:00 a.m.
    First Class - January 25- 9:00 a.m.
    February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    March 7, 14, 21, 28

  • Intentional Discipleship

    At each of the Masses (November 16-17) the Intentional Discipleship questionnaire was available in the pews.  All those in High School and older are invited to fill out this questionnaire (both sides) and then give it to a person who loves you. 
    Having someone read your answers helps to keep us accountable for these answers and may help to make it easier to commit to our goals.  If you did not pick up a form, please find it here to download and print.
  • Wednesday Adoration

    Monthly on the 4th Wednesday there will be Exposition, Music and Prayer in the Main Church at 7 pm. (moved up from the crypt)

    At the beginning of Exposition there will be a 20-30 minute talk on some aspect of Discipleship and then Exposition will continue with music and prayer.  Benediction around 8:20 with the intention that people being able to leave by 8:30.

    The evening of formation and prayer is one of the ways in which our parish is responding to the Year of Prayer.  Please make an effort to join us once a month.

  • Bible Study

    Rise and Fall of Nations Bible Study  
    Thursdays at 7:00 - 8:30 pm

    Meet in the Parish Center, 2nd floor.  No registration is required.  Bring your favorite Bible.  For more information:  Kris Robertson Call 655-1220 or text 410-1216.

  • First Saturday Tune Up

    On the first Saturday of the Month at 3:00 pm get a monthly tune up with confession, Mass, Communion and immersing yourself in the mysteries of the Rosary, all offered for the many serious offenses committed against our Blessed Virgin Mary.  Make the first Saturday throughout your life for love of our Lady and reap the spiritual rewards!