• The March Against Racial Injustice Continues

    The March Against Racial Injustice Continues

    April 1, 2019

    In 1964, Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, Aquinas students and many others marched for racial equality. The photo is from the 1964 Aquinas College Yearbook and depicts Sisters walking on Division Avenue in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The photo caption reads “The Dominican Sisters take part in a downtown racial protest march. A living testimony to […]

  • Red Cord Community Prayer Ribbon Project

    Red Cord Community Prayer Ribbon Project

    February 9, 2015

    View The Red Cord Community Prayer Ribbon Project on display at Dominican Center Feb. 2-13. Use your voice… pray with others… human trafficking and forced labor are crimes against humanity. Visit Dominican Center at Marywood now through Feb. 13. Write a message of hope this growing advocacy exhibit. Pick up a red ribbon to wear […]

  • In this year of Consecrated Life, did you know…

    February 6, 2015

    Did you know? – There are 24,600 Dominican Sisters in the World – There are 151 congregations of Dominican Sisters in the World – Dominican Sisters are in 109 Countries of the World

  • Aquinas Psychology Student Project with Dominican Sisters

    Aquinas Psychology Student Project with Dominican Sisters

    February 5, 2015

    Aquinas College Professor Julie Schatz-Stevens, PhD, arranged for her class to interview some of our Dominican Sisters. Aquinas College psychology students participated in an intergenerational project with Dominican Sisters from Marywood and Aquinata Hall Feb. 4, 2015.  Three members of our health team: Laurie Sefton, Monica Anderson, and Sonja Visser led an agenda introduced students […]

  • Open Your Heart to a Foster Child: DA Blodgett – St. John’s

    February 1, 2015

    Become a Foster Parent in 2015! It’s one of our greatest needs and can impact a child forever! D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s One of our greatest, on-going needs is having enough foster parents to provide homes for the children that need our help. As the number of children who come into our care increases, […]

  • Foster Parents Are Needed in Kent County

    Foster Parents Are Needed in Kent County

    January 30, 2015

    Children have needs starting with food, shelter, hope, and love. The Dominican Sisters have made caring for children in West Michigan a priority since arriving here 125 years ago to staff St. John home for orphans. We are proud that D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s continues our legacy by providing critical resources for finding caring […]

  • Tim Ziegler in Peru on Faith-based Personal Mission

    Tim Ziegler in Peru on Faith-based Personal Mission

    January 19, 2015

    A Catholic Priest and Sisters were sent to Chimbote Peru over fifty years ago to teach. Although they never stopped teaching, they saw Christ in the human suffering of mothers, dying babies, and the families around them; they have met the health needs of the poorest of the poor in Chimbote ever since. Father/Monsignor Jules Roos of […]

  • Pray for Our Dominican Family and All People in the Middle East

    Pray for Our Dominican Family and All People in the Middle East

    January 15, 2015

    During this past week, three U.S. Dominican Sisters and two Dominican brothers have been in Iraq. They have been visiting the Iraqi Dominican community and the Iraqi people displaced by war and terrorism. Here is a general map showing the region where so many are living a nightmare far from their homes, churches, jobs, schools, and communities. Dominicans […]

  • Meet a young woman leader from Aquinas College

    Meet a young woman leader from Aquinas College

    January 15, 2015

    We are proud to be a source of faith, knowledge and inspiration for Aquinas College. As founders of Aquinas College, what a blessing for the Dominican Sisters to be the legacy holders of a way of thinking and praying that bless generations of new thought leaders like Aquinas Student Mary Schomisch who was named Student […]

  • Prayers for Iraq

    Prayers for Iraq

    January 13, 2015

    Please join us in prayer and reflection today… “Lord, the plight of (Iraq) is deep and the suffering of Christians is severe and frightening. Therefore, we ask you Lord to spare (their) lives, and to grant (them) patience, and courage to continue (their) witness of Christian values with trust and hope. “Lord, peace is the […]