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  • Catholic Sisters Week – Let’s Show Sisters the Power of Their Presence!

    Catholic Sisters Week – Let’s Show Sisters the Power of Their Presence!

    March 1, 2024

    Let’s show the Sisters who have taught us, mentored us, and stood by us — lots of love during Catholic Sisters Week! We see Sisters advocating for the rights of migrants, educating the next generation, welcoming refugees, promoting peace, ministering to the homebound. During Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14, let’s take the opportunity to introduce […]

  • Call for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza by San Diego Cardinal and New Mexico Archbishop

    Call for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza by San Diego Cardinal and New Mexico Archbishop

    January 17, 2024

    The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids commend the Diocese of San Diego and the Archdiocese of Santa Fe for calling for a halt to military action in Gaza… “A humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding in Gaza before the eyes of the world. In such a conflict, continuing such warfare is neither just nor tolerable.”   NEWS […]

  • Advent O Antiphons with Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids

    Advent O Antiphons with Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids

    December 17, 2023

    Join the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids for Advent O Antiphons Evening Prayer from December 17-23 The O Antiphons are short, Scripture-based Advent prayers from the Middle Ages that are part of the prayer of the Church in the Liturgy of the Hours. Each year, the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids host this beautiful seven-night experience of […]

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights Names Fundamental Human Rights for All People, Everywhere

    Universal Declaration of Human Rights Names Fundamental Human Rights for All People, Everywhere

    December 12, 2023

    According to the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. It conveys a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected and it has been translated into […]

  • Join us Tonight! Virtual ADVENTure 2023

    Join us Tonight! Virtual ADVENTure 2023

    December 7, 2023

    Join us tonight for our virtual presentation of ADVENTure. If you missed our Wednesday In-Person ADVENTure, you can still watch live on our Facebook page tonight for our 7:00 pm event. Thursday, December 7, 20236:45pm Pre-Show, 7pm event start Join us as we celebrate the beauty of Advent and nurture the spirit, connect with Sisters, […]

  • Where Does Love and Hope Live?

    Where Does Love and Hope Live?

    November 27, 2023

    On November 26, 2023, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) introduced Transforming Grace, an initiative to support the work of vowed religious in preaching Love, community-building, and transformative Justice. This response invites each of us to willingly refuse violent rhetoric, find resources to support our understanding, and recognize the complexity of healing the polarities […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Marguerite Cool OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Marguerite Cool OP

    November 20, 2023

    Sister Marguerite Cool OP entered eternal life on November 17, 2023 at the age of 82 after 63 years of religious life. We commend Sister Marguerite to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Tuesday, November 21 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass Wednesday, November 22 at 10:00 am Chapel of the […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Maurita Reynolds OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Maurita Reynolds OP

    November 6, 2023

    Sister Maurita Reynolds OP entered eternal life on November 5, 2023 at the age of 97 after 79 years of religious life. We commend Sister Maurita to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Tuesday, November 7 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass Wednesday, November 8 at 10:00 am Chapel of the […]

  • theWord OP — Rebuild My House — Synod Opens Today

    theWord OP — Rebuild My House — Synod Opens Today

    October 4, 2023

    Rebuild My House In today’s first reading, we hear of Nehemiah’s deep sadness at the destruction of his homeland during the Babylonian exile. He pleaded with King Artaxerxes, whom he served, to return to Judah in order to rebuild it. Permission granted, he not only rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem but also tended to moral […]

  • Experiential Prayer Retreat (In-Person & Online)

    Experiential Prayer Retreat (In-Person & Online)

    October 2, 2023

    Experiential Prayer Retreat with Sr. Diane Zerfas, OP and Fr. Paul Colloton, OSFSOPA — Saturday, November 4, 2023 10:00 am to 3:00 pm — Cathedral Square 360 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI 49503   Associates, Sisters, Former Members, Friends, Do you feel your prayer life is becoming dry? How do you live a prayerful […]