Justice: Prayer, Study, Service

  • Dominican Study: Response to The French Revolution with Brigid Clingman, OP

    Dominican Study: Response to The French Revolution with Brigid Clingman, OP

    December 7, 2017

    On Saturday,  January 20, 2018, join Sister Brigid Clingman, OP for The French Revolution: “Does the Church know where the people are?” In these monthly discussions: Call to Justice Dominican Responses Through the Ages, Sr. Brigid Clingman will guide us in exploring the lives and direction given by Dominicans across the centuries responding to the justice issues […]

  • Webinar with Donald Kerwin: Catholic Teaching on Migrants, Refugees, and Newcomers

    Webinar with Donald Kerwin: Catholic Teaching on Migrants, Refugees, and Newcomers

    December 5, 2017

    Join us at Marywood in Grand Rapids, Michigan for this WEBINAR: A Catholic Response to Exclusionary Nationalism, the Global Crisis in Refugee Protection, and Recent Developments in US Immigration Policy.  This webinar by Donald Kerwin, executive director for the Center for Migration Studies (CMS), will be devoted to a discussion of Catholic teaching on migrants, […]

  • Her Story: Sister Inspiration – Kathy Przybylski, OP

    Her Story: Sister Inspiration – Kathy Przybylski, OP

    December 1, 2017

    The Book Store at Dominican Center is a sacred corner on the Marywood Campus in Grand Rapids. Book titles call out to the curious and the seeking: Heaven Starts Now, Becoming a Saint, day by day; The Church of Mercy; Dementia: Living in the Memories of God; A Field Guide to Nature as Spiritual Practice; […]

  • Crossing Borders: Migration Theology Program Series

    Crossing Borders: Migration Theology Program Series

    November 14, 2017

    Immigration is one of the most critical and controversial issues of our day, affecting not only our own country, but countries around the world. For this series, Dominican Center at Marywood’s Director Margarita Solis-Deal collaborated with  JustFaith to deliver this program series to help women and men of West Michigan explore migration theology. On Monday […]

  • Dominican Study: Response to Genocide in the New World with Brigid Clingman, OP

    Dominican Study: Response to Genocide in the New World with Brigid Clingman, OP

    November 7, 2017

    On Saturday,  November 18, join Sister Brigid Clingman, OP for another program in the series entitled Call to Justice Dominican Responses Through the Ages.  The November 18 program is Genocide in the New World: “I am a voice crying in the wilderness!” In these monthly discussionsm, Sr. Brigid Clingman will guide us in exploring the lives […]

  • Study: Call to Justice Dominican Responses Through the Ages

    Study: Call to Justice Dominican Responses Through the Ages

    November 7, 2017

    In these monthly discussion at Dominican Center at Marywood, Sr. Brigid Clingman will guide us in study and exploration of the lives and directions given by Dominicans across the centuries responding to the justice issues encountered by them during their time and place in history. Many of these issues remain with us and continue to […]

  • Prayer In the Face of Violence – Monday

    Prayer In the Face of Violence – Monday

    November 6, 2017

    Let us pray for the families and friends of the innocents murdered in New York and Sutherland Springs, Texas. Because we are human, we suffer angst, anger, and hopelessness during times like these. As Dominicans, we seek peace and truth through prayer, reflection, and action. May this reflection bring you closer to peace and truth. […]

  • October Film: Mediterranea

    October Film: Mediterranea

    September 29, 2017

    October’s film in our Reflective Film Series is Mediterranea. It features two men who make the dangerous journey from Africa to Italy for a better life. When they arrive in Italy they face hostility and violence in this shocking look at the life-and-death struggle of refugees. Not rated. View the trailer. Join the Dominican Center […]

  • Corporate Stance: Care of Creation; Climate Change

    Corporate Stance: Care of Creation; Climate Change

    August 8, 2017

    We commit ourselves to foster the contemplative stance that all the earth is sacred and interconnected; respect and accountability for the earth are necessary to the survival of life. We affirm that actions which impact the environment will be preceded by the question: Is this action which I (we) are performing supportive of the environment? […]

  • Justice Collaboration

    Justice Collaboration

    July 22, 2017

    Collaborating with Other Justice Advocates Dominicans in search of truth and justice engage with one another on many issues of concern. Dominicans have a long history of advancing the understanding of human rights and the economic, social, and political systems that influence and shape the lives of people. The Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids collaborate with the North […]