Justice: Prayer, Study, Service

  • A Prayer for the End of Human Trafficking

    A Prayer for the End of Human Trafficking

    January 20, 2023

    A Prayer for the End of Human Trafficking As shared by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, N.J. God of freedom, beauty and truthwe believe that your deepest desire,your most powerful energy,is that all creation might know abundant life.We raise our voices in anguished prayerfor our sisters and brothers,women and girls, men […]

  • Honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through Service

    Honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through Service

    January 13, 2023

    National Day of Service Honors Life & Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. How might you give of your time, talent, and treasure to PRAYER, STUDY, SERVICE, COMMUNITY? The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 16 is the 28th anniversary of the DAY OF SERVICE that celebrates the civil rights leader’s life […]

  • Tools for Growth Towards Inclusion

    Tools for Growth Towards Inclusion

    January 11, 2023

    A Reflection by Sr. Rosanne Szocinski OP Today, as a white person, I need to admit that if I am not part of the solution, I am part of the problem. Recognizing that areas of my life may have incurred some blind spots over the years, I had a chance to participate in the Grand […]

  • Invite to Pray for United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27

    Invite to Pray for United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27

    November 3, 2022

    Please join us in prayer for a successful and positive outcome of the United Nations Climate Change Conference November 6 – 18. Commonly referred to as COP27, this 2022 conference is being held in Egypt, in the city of Sharm El Sheikh, November 6 to 18. “Sharm El Sheikh is Egyptian for the city of […]

  • Laudato Si Video Series by Sr. Mary Catherine Fodrocy OP

    Laudato Si Video Series by Sr. Mary Catherine Fodrocy OP

    October 4, 2022

    Our Common Home & One Human Family Video Series includes 12 videos, each 3-5 minutes in length Video 1 – Introduction Video 2 – Dream a Path to a Better Future Video 3 – Integral Ecology Video 4 – Caretakers of Earth Video 5 – Doing Something About Plastic Video 6 – The Common Good […]

  • Laudato Si Gatherings for Associates & Sisters

    Laudato Si Gatherings for Associates & Sisters

    July 19, 2022

    Upcoming Laudato Si’ Gatherings Please save the dates for upcoming events. Saturday, Sept. 10 — Study Day Saturday, Oct. 1 — Prayer Gathering Saturday, Nov. 5 — Goal Planning Session   Learn more about our Laudato Si Commitment and Actions. https://www.grdominicans.org/ministries/laudato-si-action/

  • theWord Daily Homily – July 11, 2022 – Megan McElroy OP – Living and Praying Liturgy Well

    theWord Daily Homily – July 11, 2022 – Megan McElroy OP – Living and Praying Liturgy Well

    July 11, 2022

    Living and Praying Liturgy Well For 11 July 2022, Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time, based on Isaiah 1:10-17 theWord daily homilies from the Order of Preachers This preaching can also be listened to and shared from this website. https://word.op.org/2022/07/11/27714/   https://word.op.org/audio/2022/07/11-mcelroy.mp3 HOMILY: Monday of the 15th Week of Ordinary Time Scripture: Isaiah 1:10-17 […]

  • Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids Follow Historic Cross to New Home

    Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids Follow Historic Cross to New Home

    February 23, 2022

    On Sunday, February 13, during Mass in Dominican Chapel/ Marywood, Sisters surrounded a wooden cross placed in front of the altar at the last Eucharist the community would celebrate in this sacred space. This cross has been with us in each of our motherhouses – in Traverse City where we were founded in 1877; to […]

  • Pray for the End of Human Trafficking

    Pray for the End of Human Trafficking

    January 20, 2022

    THE POWER OF CARE –WOMEN, ECONOMY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING is this year’s theme which continues that of last year’s, where we began to reflect on the connection between the economy and human trafficking. The 2022 edition proposes to focus on women. They are, in fact, the most affected by the violence of trafficking. At the […]

  • Marywood Land Acknowledgement — Ancestral Home of Odawa, Ojibwe, Bodewadmi Peoples

    Marywood Land Acknowledgement — Ancestral Home of Odawa, Ojibwe, Bodewadmi Peoples

    June 5, 2021

    A Land Acknowledgement serves to name the Native peoples who through political structures, war, or other exploitation suffered hardship and were made to be invisible. It helps us to respect the ongoing presence of tribal peoples in our communities and the debt of gratitude we owe them. Land Acknowledgement – Marywood Campus The Dominican Sisters […]