Our Marywood Campus

  • 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 […]

  • Favorite Places at Marywood

    Favorite Places at Marywood

    November 12, 2021

    My favorite spot at Marywood is the back porch on the north side of the building. Sitting there in a comfortable chair, I have a view of much of the backyard. The pear trees offer beauty in all seasons. The spring blossoms and emerging leaves, the summer fullness of leaf, the fall bronze color, and […]

  • Grotto at Marywood Links with St. Francis Sculpture and Prayer Garden

    Grotto at Marywood Links with St. Francis Sculpture and Prayer Garden

    October 27, 2021

    The Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids, working with Instruments of Hope, is excited to announce that the Sister’s grotto on the front lawn of Marywood is now linked to the beautiful paths found in the St. Francis Sculpture Garden for Prayer and Meditation. During the summer, Instruments of Hope with landscape architects and craftsmen redesigned the spatial […]

  • A Message from Sandra Delgado, Prioress

    A Message from Sandra Delgado, Prioress

    September 10, 2021

    Dear Friends, We are all beginning to feel relief from more than 18 months of isolation and distance from our families, friends, colleagues, worshipping communities, and all who have a role in our lives. Our lives came to a halt from one day to the next. While we maintained ‘social distancing’ from the world around […]

  • Forward in Faith Photo Gallery

    Forward in Faith Photo Gallery

    September 2, 2021

    Forward in Faith Photo Gallery, part 1  https://www.grdominicans.org/forward-in-faith-toward-a-future-full-of-hope/ Forward in Faith Photo Gallery, part 2  https://www.grdominicans.org/forward-in-faith-photo-gallery-part-2/ Forward in Faith Photo Gallery, part 3  https://www.grdominicans.org/forward-in-faith-photo-gallery-part-3/    

  • Forward in Faith Photo Gallery, part 2

    Forward in Faith Photo Gallery, part 2

    September 2, 2021

    Enjoy more of the photo gallery from our Sunday, August 29 event at Marywood. View Forward in Faith article and part 1 of the gallery on this link. https://www.grdominicans.org/forward-in-faith-toward-a-future-full-of-hope/ Forward in Faith Photo Gallery, part 3  https://www.grdominicans.org/forward-in-faith-photo-gallery-part-3/

  • Forward in Faith: Toward a Future Full of Hope

    Forward in Faith: Toward a Future Full of Hope

    August 31, 2021

    “Today you help us say goodbye to this building, an old friend that has helped us do great mission work. We now bless and release it to its new life and new mission.” ~ Sr. Sandra Delgado, O.P. Sunday’s heat and humidity threatened to dampen spirits, but in true Dominican fashion a breeze swept in […]

  • Mission & Ministry Summer 2021: The Treasure of Time

    Mission & Ministry Summer 2021: The Treasure of Time

    August 30, 2021

    Heroes Work Here “Among the frontline workers whom we consider heroes are all of our employees. In the Summer 2021 issue of Mission & Ministry, we are saying thank you to each and every staff member. We are blessed by those who care for us as much as they care for their families. It is […]

  • 100th Anniversary of Laying of Cornerstone of Motherhouse at Marywood

    100th Anniversary of Laying of Cornerstone of Motherhouse at Marywood

    June 11, 2021

    On June 14, 1917, the Congregation purchased land at the corner of Fulton Street and Lakeside and plans for the building of a long anticipated Motherhouse began. Three years later, 100 years ago, on June 5, 1921, the cornerstone of the building atop the hill on Fulton Street in Grand Rapids was laid. In honor […]