Our Marywood Campus

  • 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 – 88. 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 […]

  • Catholic Sisters of Michigan Statement Against Divisiveness of Elections

    Catholic Sisters of Michigan Statement Against Divisiveness of Elections

    November 3, 2022

    IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Statement of Leaders of Catholic Sisters of Michigan   November 3, 2022, Grand Rapids, Michigan – The elected leadership of six congregations of Catholic Sisters in Michigan issued the following statement, addressing the divisiveness of national elections.   We decry the violent divisiveness that is characterizing our upcoming national elections, threatening the […]

  • Tree Planting at Marywood with Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and Dominican Sisters

    Tree Planting at Marywood with Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and Dominican Sisters

    November 2, 2022

    Saturday, October 29 was the first of several planting session with Friends of Grand Rapids Parks. With a 34-acre Campus at the corner of Fulton Street and Lakeside Drive in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids  have the potential to transform some of our spacious lawns into beautiful stands of trees. While […]

  • Dolls and Critters Made with Love

    Dolls and Critters Made with Love

    June 1, 2022

    In 2019, Nancy Malburg OP called Bethany Christian Service and asked “What can the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids do to comfort the children caught up in the refugee and immigration crisis?” When told the children arrive with nothing, Sister Nancy put into motion a plan that would put creature comforts into the arms of children. This […]

  • Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters say goodbye to their home of 100 years reports Fox 17 News

    Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters say goodbye to their home of 100 years reports Fox 17 News

    March 10, 2022

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters are getting ready to say goodbye to the place they’ve called home for 100 years. The Sisters are in the last stages of moving out of Marywood off of Fulton Street. “The Tabernacle is gone, and that was hard to see that go. The Tabernacle was […]

  • 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 Sisters Grand Rapids Motherhouse Move Underway

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids Motherhouse Move Underway

    February 21, 2022

    The move is underway for the Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters as they leave the historic motherhouse opened in 1922. The Sisters’ residences are moving across their front yard to the former Marywood Health Center property at 111 Lakeside Drive. Under the glow of a full moon, on February 14 and 15, 44 Sisters completed the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Marywood Campus Rain Garden Undergoing Maintenance

    Marywood Campus Rain Garden Undergoing Maintenance

    December 27, 2021

    The rain garden located on Lakeside Drive is undergoing maintenance and repair for 2-3 weeks in December 2021 and January 2022. The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids appreciate the use of rain gardens as ecologically responsible techniques to manage rainwater and run off from paved surfaces including the road and nearby parking lot. “For some […]

  • DOMINICAN CENTER AT MARYWOOD RELOCATING, NEW NAME

    DOMINICAN CENTER AT MARYWOOD RELOCATING, NEW NAME

    December 13, 2021

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI – December 13, 2021 . . . Dominican Center at Marywood, a ministry of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, is moving west down the street from the Marywood Campus at 2025 Fulton Street East to the Aquinas College campus at 1700 Fulton Street East. “Come January 3, 2022, Dominican Center Marywood […]