Liturgy & Worship

  • 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 […]

  • Dominican Chapel at Marywood Closes After Final Eucharist Celebration

    Dominican Chapel at Marywood Closes After Final Eucharist Celebration

    February 20, 2022

    February 20, 2022 Was Celebration of Final Mass with Sunday Assembly at Dominican Chapel/Marywood The energy and joy were palpable as the Dominican Sisters welcomed the Sunday Assembly home for a final celebration Mass on February 20. After almost two years of separation because of COVID and with the sale of the Motherhouse building we […]

  • Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration 2021 Grand Rapids

    Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration 2021 Grand Rapids

    October 28, 2021

    We come together to give thanks for the blessings we have received. Monday, November 22   7:00 – 8:00 pm Join this event online. The livestream will be available at www.InterfaithUnderstanding.org at the time of the event. Prayers, music, sacred writings, reflections and meditation will be woven together with a common theme of gratitude from many […]

  • The Last Will and Testament of St. Dominic — Behold, my children, the heritage I leave you

    The Last Will and Testament of St. Dominic — Behold, my children, the heritage I leave you

    August 8, 2021

    The Last Will and Testament of St. Dominic: Behold, my children, the heritage I leave you: Have charity for one another; Guard humility; Make your treasure out of voluntary poverty.   Saint Dominic died exactly 800 years and one day ago. About noon on August 6 the brothers gathered around him in his cell in […]

  • Prayer of Azariah

    Prayer of Azariah

    October 2, 2020

    The annual ecumenical SEASON OF CREATION began with the World Day for Prayer for the Care of Creation on Tuesday, September 1 and ends on the Feast of St. Francis on Sunday, October 4 with a universal prayer service at 3:00pm. At that time, we renew our relationship with our Creator and all creation through […]

  • Lent & Easter 2020 at Marywood

    Lent & Easter 2020 at Marywood

    February 19, 2020

    The Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids invite you to pray with us this Lent & Easter season on Marywood Campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dates, times, and locations of worship services appear below or download the 2020 Lent & Easter Brochure. Lenten Liturgies Ash Wednesday Wednesday, February 26 – DCM Chapel 9:30 am   Morning Prayer 9:45 am   […]

  • Come & See Vocation Weekend with Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids

    Come & See Vocation Weekend with Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids

    January 27, 2020

    Would you like to find out more about Dominican life and vocation? If you are a single Catholic woman, at least 20 years of age, a Come-and-See Weekend is an opportunity to explore the Dominican Charism — a life built on: PRAYER • STUDY • SERVICE • COMMUNITY. During your time at Marywood, you will […]

  • Advent O Antiphons 2019

    Advent O Antiphons 2019

    November 18, 2019

    All are welcome to join us for this 7-day prayer ritual. It is an ancient ritual of the Church that includes a candle light procession, the singing of hymns and psalms, the proclamation of scripture, preaching, and chanting of Old Testament prophecies. View more Advent and Christmas worship services at Marywood. Dec 17 – 23 […]

  • Advent and Christmas 2019 at Marywood

    Advent and Christmas 2019 at Marywood

    November 18, 2019

    The Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids invite you to pray with us this Advent and Christmas season on Marywood Campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dates, times, and locations of worship services appear below or download the 2019 Advent & Christmas Brochure. Advent Weekend Liturgies Saturdays 4:00 pm – Eucharist: Chapel of the Word Sundays 9:30 […]

  • A Prayer & Reflection for Children of Migrants, Asylum Seeks, Immigrants

    A Prayer & Reflection for Children of Migrants, Asylum Seeks, Immigrants

    July 18, 2019

    We gather today in the presence of the God of infinite love and compassion. It is that God who has called us here today to bear witness to the dignity of every human person and to hold our elected representatives accountable for the atrocities perpetrated on our brothers and sisters—immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers—mothers, fathers, […]