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Your gift helps us right now.

Marywood Campus is CLOSED to all visitors.

Together, we can all help limit transmission of the COVID-19 virus — and help protect the vulnerable and elderly people in our community.

2020 Jubilarians

We are grateful you are here.

Dear Friends:

Despite these worrisome, uncertain days, Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters remain in mission.

The Dominican pillar of Community remains steadfast even in this time of physical and social distancing. Dominican Sisters and Associates are finding new ways to connect with one another and with those served by our ministries. Our employees, except for a spare few, transitioned to remote work and they continue to support our mission to be the presence of Jesus in this time and place. Sisters are sewing masks and sending messages of support to those on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis.

Each day we pray for you, your loved ones, our community, and our world.

We believe that even in this time of social distancing, our faith has the power to bring us together more closely than ever as brothers and sisters—as God’s people.

Due to COVID-19 the Dominican Chapel at Marywood is closed to the public. Please check our website periodically for any updates.”

Our Ministries

We share with others the Word of God — words of life and hope — through our ministries.

Be With Us

Life is abundant with blessings. And one of the greatest blessings is the opportunity to spend time in relationship with God and others in community.

Our Marywood Campus

The Marywood Campus is the Motherhouse of the Grand Rapids Dominican Congregation. This oasis of 34 acres in the City of Grand Rapids, Michigan, has long served as an inviting place for ministries of assembly, worship, learning, meditation, art, respite and healing.

Our Sisters

Each Sister has a story uniquely her own. She has woven her threads of fabric into a vibrant tapestry made brilliant by the lives of Sisters who came before, the lives of those present today, and the lives of those who will follow.

A Life of Vocation

In living our mission: to praise, to bless, to preach… our very lives are a testimony to what we have seen and heard in Christ. We live, making space in our hearts and lives to be of service to others. Might God be calling you?

Current News & Events

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Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids Rings Bells for DACA Supreme Court Decision


US Dominican Sisters and Morgan Stanley Launch Climate Solutions Funds


Grieving Time: Breath and Radical Transformation