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Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids Stand Against Hatred and Violence in Charlottesville and Everywhere

We Stand & Preach Against Racism, Hate, and Violence A Statement of the DOMINICAN SISTERS ~ GRAND RAPIDS The Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids condemn racism. Hate and discrimination diminish us all. We grieve with the citizens of Charlottesville and with all of us who are also harmed by racist words and actions anywhere. We Read More




This Lent, I’m getting Quiet (A Guest Reflection)

“This year for Lent, I’m getting quiet…” Settle in to read this thoughtful reflection from Sinsinawa Dominican Sister Christin Tomy. We hope it inspires your journey this Lenten season. And remember, all are welcome to join us for worship during Lent and Easter at Marywood. Lent & Easter at Marywood The Lenten call I’m feeling Read More




Humility: A Tool for Managing Anger When We Disagree

The political non-discourse playing out around us, often on our Facebook walls, are windows into the human soul. Do you want to do better at listening to “sides” and understanding perspectives? There are some helpful ideas and exercises in this article from #GlobalSistersReport that might help you avoid arguments and kerfuffles with others in these Read More




Search for Truth: During an Era of Fake News

“The seeking and preaching truth is not over, it’s not ended. It is a gift that is so very much needed as we start on the next 800 years.” — Sr. Barbara Reid, OP, Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters On Jan. 17, 2017 Sister Barbara Reid, OP received the 2017 Yves Congar Award for Theological Excellence Read More