SPRING LAKE, Mich.―A group of 190 St. Mary’s Parish students will be treated to a special school mass presided over by Bishop David Walkowiak, Friday, March 21 at 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Spring Lake.
Walkowiak will celebrate the school mass, then visit St. Mary’s School classrooms and have lunch with the teaching and administrative staff.
“We are really looking forward to the bishop’s upcoming visit and we feel so very honored to have him celebrate this special school mass with the kids here on the lakeshore,” said Mike Devitt, St. Mary’s School principal.
Anyone interested in receiving further information about the event should contact Mike Devitt, principal of St. Mary’s School at (616) 842-1282.
Walkowiak is the 12th bishop of Grand Rapids, succeeding former Bishop Walter Hurley. Walkowiak was installed in a special June 18, 2013 ordination mass in Grand Rapids at Cathedral Square.