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Come & See Vocation Weekends

Jesus turned and saw them following him and said to them, “What are you looking for?” They said to him, “Rabbi, where are you staying?” He said to them, “Come and see!” (John 1:38-39) Single Catholic women, 20 years and older, who want to know more about the life of a Sister are invited to Read More


Come and See! Explore Vowed Life with Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids

Sunday, January 10  •  9:15 am – 1:00 pm Come and See! Single Catholic Women wanting to know more about the life of a Sister are invited to join the Dominican Sisters at Marywood for Morning Prayer, Mass & Dinner, followed by a short program. For more information or to RSVP contact: Sister Doris Faber, Read More


Single Catholic Women – What is God’s Dream for You?

Sunday, Nov. 8,  2015 • 9:15 am – 1:00 pm Dominican Chapel/Marywood Single Catholic Women (18 years+) What is God’s Dream for You? Want to know more about the life of a Sister? If so, you’re invited to join the Dominican Sisters and Associates at Dominican Chapel/Marywood for Morning Prayer, Mass, Lunch, and Sharing. RSVP by Read More


Sr. Chela Gonzalez Professed Final Vows Oct 18 2015

We joyfully announce the Final Profession of Sister Chela Gonzalez on October 18 during the 10:00 am Eucharist at Dominican Chapel/Marywood! The Order of Preachers was founded by St. Dominic to witness and to preach God’s Word. We, the daughters of Dominic, formed by the Word, dedicate our lives to the mission of proclaiming the Read More


Have you considered a religious vocation?

If you are a single Catholic woman (aged 18-20) who has considered a religious vocation, consider a visit with the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids. On Oct. 22, 9:15-1:00 pm, we invite you to join us at Marywood for Morning Prayer, Mass, Dinner, and sharing.  Please respond to Sister Doris Faber,  OP by Oct. 7. DFaber@GRDominicans.org


Jubilarian Celebrations Honor Sisters Celebrating 25, 50, 70, 75, 80 Year Commitments

Each chose consecrated life as her vocation. Each is emboldened by faith and serving with joy. Each builds upon the legacy of 800 years of Dominican faith and faithfulness. The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids honor the commitment of our members when a Sister reaches a specific number of years in her religious life: twenty-five, Read More


Young Woman Responds to Call to Consecrated Life

Tracy Kemme professed first vows with the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati earlier this month. There are a number of “Orders” of women religious (women who have taken consecrated vows). Each Order is home to “communities” of Sisters.  The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids is an Order of consecrated women (Sisters) based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We Read More


Energize Your Faith Single Adult Retreat

June 13, 2015 • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Dominican Center at Marywood Wake Up Your Faith Pope Francis’ words and actions have awakened in the Church and in the World a renewed hope and joy. We, too, are called to be disciples, energized and ready to “Wake Up the World” through our faith and love Read More


Open to religious life as a future path…

Liliana Gomez is just the kind of person the organizers of the National Catholic Sisters Week conference on discernment hoped to attract: passionate about her faith and social justice, and open to the idea of religious life as a future path. The first-year student at St. Mary’s University, Winona, Minnesota, grew up with two younger sisters Read More


Explore Vowed Life with Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids

Explore Vowed Life at Vocation Sunday The Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters invite single Catholic women, ages 18-40 who are considering this vocation to join us for Prayer, Mass, and Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 15 from 9:15 am to 1:00 pm.  Please RSVP by Feb. 12  to Sister Doris Faber OP,  616 540 2324.  dfaber@grdominicans.org We have regular Vocation Sunday Read More


Single Catholic Women in your 20’s 30’s 40’s or 50’s What is God’s Dream for You?

Single Catholic Women who want to know more about the life of a Sister are invited to join us. Come have a conversation with Dominican Sisters & Associates. Sunday, June 1, 2014 * 9:15 am – 1:00 pm Dominican Center at Marywood, 2025 Fulton Street East, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503 Do you know a woman we should know? Dominican Sisters-Grand Rapids bring the Read More