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Michelle Orgen
Lecturer of Music - Liturgical Music courses


Michelle serves as Director of Music and Liturgy at St. Patrick Parish, Parnell. She is an adjunct faculty member at Aquinas College. Past ministry includes Liturgical Musician for the Motherhouse of the Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters, Coordinator of Catholic patient care as part of the Chaplaincy Office for Spectrum Health. She has served as Director of the Office for Worship in the Diocese of Grand Rapids and has ministered as a Pastoral Musician for over 40 years beginning at St. Alphonsus Parish. She holds degrees from Aquinas College and the Rensselaer Program of Church Music and Liturgy. She and her husband Bob are the very blessed parents of four young adults and grandparents to two spectacular grandchildren.

Courses Taught

  • Music in Liturgical Celebration
  • Church Pastoral Musicians