Special Needs Mass

2022 Annual Mass for Persons with Disabilities with Bishop Boyea

June 26, 2022 at St. Mary Cathedral (219 Seymour, Lansing, MI  48933)

Our Annual Mass for Persons with Disabilities with Bishop Boyea is June 26 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Cathedral. ASL Interpreter for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Mass "Propers" for those that are Blind or Low Vision will be available. Light Luncheon to follow in the St. Mary Cathedral Hall. Please RSVP by June 18 if you plan to attend the luncheon to Cathy Blatnik, Coordinator of Special Needs Ministry at blatsie63@yahoo.com or at 517-381-1410 with the TOTAL number attending.

Special Needs Masses

St. Francis Retreat Center Chapel 

(703 E. Main Street, DeWitt, MI 48820)

Mass begins at 2:00 p.m. followed by refreshments in the Dining Room. 

Masses Currently Scheduled: 

  • April 10, 2022 (RSVP by April 3)

  • May 23, 2022  (RSVP by May 15)

To ensure we are ready to welcome you, kindly send your RSVP a week in advance (as possible) with the total number in your group that will be attending to Cathy Blatnik at blatsie63@yahoo.com or at 517-381-1410.


American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreted Masses

Several parishes across the Diocese of Lansing offer ASL Interpreted Masses. Please see below for Mass locations, dates, times and any other specific details.

Holy Redeemer Catholic Church (1227 E. Bristol Rd, BURTON, MI 48529)

Masses begin at 11:00 a.m.; No RSVP required.

Mass Schedule: Every Sunday.

Spiritual Sign Language is also available at Holy Redeemer Church in Brighton. For more information, please contact Renae Thomas at VP-810.515.8586 or by email at Spiritualsign7@gmail.com.


St. Gerard Catholic Church (4437 W Willow Hwy, LANSING, MI 48917)

Masses begin at 4:30 p.m.; No RSVP required.

Masses Currently Scheduled:  

  • April 9, 2022

  • April 23 (adjusted for Easter)

  • May 7, 2022

  • May 21, 2022


St. Thomas the Apostle Church (530 Elizabeth Street, ANN ARBOR, MI 48104)

Masses begin at 9:30 a.m.; No RSVP required.

Mass Schedule: First, second and third Sundays of the month. 


Blind or Low Vision Braille Mass 'Propers' Available by Request

For those that are Blind/Low Vision, we have FREE monthly Mass 'Propers' in Braille. Please contact Cathy Blatnik, Coordinator of Special Needs Ministry at blatsie63@yahoo.com to find out how to receive a copy.


We strive to keep this site updated with the most current Special Needs Mass schedules; however, please feel free to contact the parishes above for additional dates and times or contact Cathy Blatnik, Coordinator of Special Needs Ministry at blatsie63@yahoo.com or at 517-381-1410 for assistance.

Also, you can find more information about Special Needs Ministries here in the Diocese of Lansing by clicking HERE.