Our Marywood Campus

  • PRAYER FOR CHAPTER FOR DOMINICAN SISTERS~GRAND RAPIDS

    PRAYER FOR CHAPTER FOR DOMINICAN SISTERS~GRAND RAPIDS

    February 28, 2024

    CHAPTER is the time during which the Congregational business of elections and Constitution review occurs for the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids. Every six years, there is a change in the Leadership Team.  A newly elected Leadership Team steps forward to lead the mission and life of the Congregation. Members of the former Leadership Team, […]

  • Mission & Ministry Magazine: Thankful for God’s Creation

    Mission & Ministry Magazine: Thankful for God’s Creation

    February 13, 2024

    Thankful for God’s Creation “Hardly a week goes by that I don’t hear the question: What is happening at Marywood?” writes Sister Sandra Delgado, Prioress, in this issue of Mission & Ministry Magazine. “And I answer: We are evolving. Aren’t we always? That “state” is inherent in the gift of life. “We soon will welcome […]

  • National Day of Service Honors Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

    National Day of Service Honors Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

    January 11, 2024

    How might you give of your time, talent, and treasure to PRAYER, STUDY, SERVICE, COMMUNITY? The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 15 is the 28th anniversary of the DAY OF SERVICE that celebrates the civil rights leader’s life and legacy. Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day […]

  • Sr. Mary Patricia Beatty Jubilarian 2023 – 60 Years a Sister

    Sr. Mary Patricia Beatty Jubilarian 2023 – 60 Years a Sister

    December 18, 2023

    The ten years since my 50th jubilee have passed quickly; filled with joyous events, sorrowful events, and many ordinary days. All of the days have been filled with “the glory of God” as I travel on life’s joyful pilgrimage with God, with my Dominican Sisters, my birth family, and my friends. These past ten years […]

  • Let Justice Flow Like a River Prayer Service

    Let Justice Flow Like a River Prayer Service

    October 2, 2023

    Saturday morning September 30, Sr Mary Ann Barrett, Lisa Mitchell (Associate Life Director), and Mindy Hills (Director of Dominican Center Marywood and board trustee of St. Francis Sculpture Garden) welcomed the people to the banks of Coldbrook Creek in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Sister Mary Ann opened the Season of Creation prayer service with this message: […]

  • 2023 Season of Creation Prayer: Let Justice and Peace Flow

    2023 Season of Creation Prayer: Let Justice and Peace Flow

    September 8, 2023

    Sustaining Creator God, Help us steward the resources for the use of all people. Bless us as we go forth from this place – to North, East, South, and West….. Preaching with our lives. Across the lands and waters of the world, Let Justice and Peace Flow Rippling through the Great Lakes region, Let Justice […]

  • DSGR Laudato Si’ Action Plan

    DSGR Laudato Si’ Action Plan

    September 7, 2023

    The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids published our Congregation Laudato Si’ Action Plan in September 2023. Following is an overview of our goals and actions. Use the links at the end of this page to view the full plan. 1) Response to the Cry of the Earth Action 1: Plant 100 trees on the Marywood […]

  • Creation Canticle ~ An August Walk

    Creation Canticle ~ An August Walk

    August 18, 2023

    An August Walk It was a beautiful sunny day. I walked out the front door of Marywood. Looking up at the bright blue sky, I heard a choir of cheerful sparrows greeting me. Beautiful flowers were growing along the sidewalk. When the sidewalk ended, I stepped on the tar road Walking along under the shade […]

  • Foundation Established to Further Our Legacy of Ministry

    Foundation Established to Further Our Legacy of Ministry

    June 22, 2023

    “The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids announce the new Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters Foundation,” says Sandra Delgado, OP, prioress of the congregation of vowed women religious. Since 1877 when Dominican Sisters arrived in Michigan, the Word of God has inspired and called us to respond to the needs of the world through ministry. To further […]

  • Expanding Natural Habitat at Marywood in Grand Rapids, Michigan

    Expanding Natural Habitat at Marywood in Grand Rapids, Michigan

    May 31, 2023

    Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids (DSGR) love God’s creation and celebrate, steward, and protect it. We work hard to assure that the Marywood campus – a greenspace in the City of Grand Rapids – continues to provide habitats for wildlife, supports biodiversity, and supports opportunities for ecological spirituality. “Today, May 31, 2023, 21 trees were […]