Events & Celebrations

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Webinar: Working for Environmental Justice in New Mexico

    Webinar: Working for Environmental Justice in New Mexico

    August 31, 2023

    We are called to join the river of justice and peace, to take up climate and ecological justice, and to speak out with and for communities most impacted by climate injustice and the loss of biodiversity. We invite you to consider a study opportunity to listen and learn about a situation of ongoing environmental injustice […]

  • Season of Creation 2023

    Season of Creation 2023

    August 31, 2023

    Prepare for the Season of Creation 2023 The Season of Creation is a time to renew our relationship with our Creator and all creation through celebration, conversion, and commitment together. During the Season of Creation, we join our sisters and brothers in the ecumenical family around the globe in prayer and action for our common […]

  • Dominican Days 2023

    Dominican Days 2023

    August 5, 2023

    These days of “Embracing Our Reality and Imagining Our Future” invite us into continued dialogue with one another as we prepare for Chapter 2024. Members of the Dominican Order (Order of Preachers) have been on mission in the United States for more than two centuries. The mission given them by Domingo de Guzman (1170–1221) from […]

  • Dominican Days Begins Aug. 2

    Dominican Days Begins Aug. 2

    August 2, 2023

    Kicking off Dominican Days 2023, the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids will welcome seven new Associates. The commitment ceremony is at 6:30 pm in Chapel of the Word at Marywood today, Wednesday, August 2. An Associate heart is a servant heart — so needed in our world today. Dominican Associates are non-vowed women and men […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Josine Schafer OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Josine Schafer OP

    July 31, 2023

    Sister Josine Schafer OP entered eternal life on July 31, 2023 at the age of 91 after 71 years of religious life.  We commend Sister Josine to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Tuesday, August 1, 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass Wednesday, August 2, 10:00 am Chapel of the Word/Marywood Quiet […]

  • A Hymn Lamenting Gun Violence

    A Hymn Lamenting Gun Violence

    May 30, 2023

    God of Mercy, You Have Shown Us A Hymn Lamenting Gun Violence Suggested melody: “God of Day and God of Darkness” God of mercy, you have shown us ways of living that are good: Work for justice, treasure kindness, humbly journey with your God.” Yet your people here are grieving, hurt by weapons that destroy. […]

  • A Contemplative Guide to Laudato Si’ Week 2023

    A Contemplative Guide to Laudato Si’ Week 2023

    May 17, 2023

    Hope for the Earth. Hope for Humanity A Contemplative Guide to Laudato Si’ Week 2023 Please join the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids in this contemplative experience from May 21-28, 2023. Thank you to the Office of Peace, Justice, and the Integrity of Creation, Sisters of Charity of New York and the Office of Peace, […]