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  • Canticle Prayer & Reflection in St. Francis Sculpture Garden (In Person)

    Canticle Prayer & Reflection in St. Francis Sculpture Garden (In Person)

    September 23, 2022

    The Dominican Associates of Grand Rapids are hosting a 1-hour event in St. Francis Sculpture Garden in Grand Rapids, Michigan from 10:00 – 11:00 am. Begin your day with the running water, wind whispering in the leaves, feet on the earthen path. Put on you sandals or sneakers, bring a chair if you like, and […]

  • Alumnae Celebrated with Awards and More at Aquinas College Homecoming 2022

    Alumnae Celebrated with Awards and More at Aquinas College Homecoming 2022

    September 21, 2022

    It was a night to celebrate! Sisters and friends of the Award winners gathered for the Alumni Awards presentation Thursday evening, September 14 as part of the College’s Homecoming festivities. Attendees were treated to a strolling dinner with drinks before the presentations. Aquinas College celebrated a couple of familiar alumni during Homecoming Weekend. 2022 Honorees […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Jean Reimer OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Jean Reimer OP

    September 14, 2022

    Sister Jean Reimer OP entered eternal life on September 11, 2022 at the age of 92 after 68 years of religious life. We commend Sister Jean to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Sunday, September 18 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass Monday, September 19 at 10:00 am Chapel of the […]

  • Funeral Services for Marie Kathleen McCrackin OP

    Funeral Services for Marie Kathleen McCrackin OP

    September 12, 2022

    Sister Marie Kathleen McCrackin OP entered eternal life on September 10, 2022 at the age of 91 after 73 years of religious life. We commend Marie Kathleen to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Tuesday, September 13 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass Wednesday, September 14 at 10:00 am Chapel of […]

  • Committing to Prayer, Study, Community, Service During Season of Creation 2022

    Committing to Prayer, Study, Community, Service During Season of Creation 2022

    September 7, 2022

    Season of Creation is a time of grace that the Church, in ecumenical dialogue, offers to humanity to renew its relationship with the Creator and with creation, through celebration, conversion and commitment together. During these five weeks, we have the opportunity to: • Reaffirm our vocation as stewards of creation. • Thank God for the […]

  • Great day, Great Golf, AMAZING Friends

    Great day, Great Golf, AMAZING Friends

    August 30, 2022

    “All the work was very much worth it when we humbly witnessed the extraordinary people who came to be with us! Many Sisters had tears when we saw firsthand the unbelievable generosity shown to us!”   We haven’t stopped hearing exclamations like this since Dollars FORE Dominicans wrapped up on Monday, August 22nd. Sisters, golfers, […]

  • Resurrection Cemetery Service is Friday September 9, 2022

    Resurrection Cemetery Service is Friday September 9, 2022

    August 23, 2022

    The Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids will gather at Resurrection Cemetery on Friday, September 9, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. (weather permitting) to honor our deceased Sisters, Associates and Benefactors. The brief prayer service will include the blessing of the Sisters’ gravesites. Resurrection Cemetery is located at 4100 Clyde Park SW, Wyoming, MI and our gravesites are in […]

  • Celebrating Our 2022 Jubilarians

    Celebrating Our 2022 Jubilarians

    August 12, 2022

    We Celebrate Our Jubilarians! We gathered Saturday evening Aug. 6 to share in the celebration of Jubilee; to give thanks for the lives of those who have served among us for 50, 60, 70, and 75 years. We also celebrated the life of an Associate who has served among us for 25 years. Let us […]

  • Companion to Citizenship

    Companion to Citizenship

    August 11, 2022

    The path to U.S. citizenship is not easy. In these monthly sessions, we hope to provide guidance and resources to those navigating their way through the citizenship process. Information will be provided on how to prepare for the citizenship exam, fill out the N-400 form, and obtain the necessary legal documents. Free attorney assistance will […]

  • Have You Ever Been “Transfigured” into Something New?

    Have You Ever Been “Transfigured” into Something New?

    August 10, 2022

    Most Christian denominations celebrate the Feast of the Transfiguration every August. It’s one of those holy days that seems significant, but I never understood what all the fuss was about. My spiritual teacher told me we can view this event and all of scripture through what the Jewish tradition calls “midrash.” This form of reading […]