Our Marywood Campus

  • Marywood Land Acknowledgement — Ancestral Home of Odawa, Ojibwe, Bodewadmi Peoples

    Marywood Land Acknowledgement — Ancestral Home of Odawa, Ojibwe, Bodewadmi Peoples

    June 5, 2021

    A Land Acknowledgement serves to name the Native peoples who through political structures, war, or other exploitation suffered hardship and were made to be invisible. It helps us to respect the ongoing presence of tribal peoples in our communities and the debt of gratitude we owe them. Land Acknowledgement – Marywood Campus The Dominican Sisters […]

  • Earth Day 2021

    Earth Day 2021

    April 23, 2021

    “What kind of world do we want to leave to those who come after us, to children who are now growing up? This question not only concerns the environment in isolation; the issue cannot be approached piecemeal. When we ask ourselves what kind of world we want to leave behind, we think in the first […]

  • Nativity Scene Display in the Legacy Room at Marywood

    Nativity Scene Display in the Legacy Room at Marywood

    December 16, 2020

    The signs of Christmas appear all around Marywood Campus. The Advent wreathe is in Dominican Chapel/Marywood. The life-size creche has been placed in the yard in the circle drive. And Sr. Gretchen Sills recently completed setting up the Legacy Room display with various creches from our Congregation Archives. These beautiful scenes come from around the […]

  • Interview with Sandra Delgado OP: Sale of Motherhouse Building at Marywood

    Interview with Sandra Delgado OP: Sale of Motherhouse Building at Marywood

    July 29, 2020

    The Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids announced the transition of ownership of the Motherhouse to developers to renovate into affordable housing for seniors. Sister Sandra Delgado, Prioress, sat down with WGVU Radio Host Shelly Irwin for a conversation about Marywood, the Motherhouse, Sisters, ministries, and more. Listen https://www.wgvunews.org/post/dominican-sisters-grand-rapids

  • Marywood Campus News: Ownership of Motherhouse to Change

    Marywood Campus News: Ownership of Motherhouse to Change

    July 20, 2020

    Contact: Mary McLoughlin (616) 698-0748, mobile: (616) 340-3784, Mary.T.McLoughlin2015@gmail.com DOMINICAN SISTERS ~ GRAND RAPIDS WILL TRANSITION OWNERSHIP OF ITS “MOTHERHOUSE” TO DEVELOPERS TO RENOVATE INTO AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR SENIORS The Iconic Motherhouse – the Stately Center Structure of Marywood Campus – Currently Houses Dominican Chapel/Marywood, Dominican Center, and Housing for Sisters GRAND RAPIDS, MI July […]

  • Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids to Close Marywood Health Center

    Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids to Close Marywood Health Center

    April 28, 2020

    Citing Declining Census, Low Reimbursement Rates and Reduced Hospital Referrals Due to Impact of COVID-19, Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids Make Difficult Decision to Close Licensed Skilled Nursing Facility GRAND RAPIDS, MI April 28, 2020 . . . For nearly seven years, the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids have owned and operated, with clinical and […]

  • Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids Invest in What We Value

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids Invest in What We Value

    April 2, 2020

    Investors Call on Companies to do Their Part to Support Workers and Markets During the Coronavirus Crisis by prioritizing safety, paid leave and the maintenance of business and employment relationships to support communities and the markets as global pandemic unfolds. News Release The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids have long been members of the Interfaith […]

  • Marywood Campus Closed to All Visitors Until Further Notice

    Marywood Campus Closed to All Visitors Until Further Notice

    March 13, 2020

    Together, we can all help limit transmission of the COVID-19 virus — and help protect the vulnerable and elderly people around us. As of March 13, 2020, the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids have made the difficult decision to close Marywood Campus is to all visitors. Our number one priority is the health and safety of all […]

  • ADVENTure 2019: Giving Thanks & Praise for the Blessings of Friends

    ADVENTure 2019: Giving Thanks & Praise for the Blessings of Friends

    December 11, 2019

    May you wait in wonder, giving thanks and praise… Friends and Sisters filled the halls of Dominican Center last night, to celebrate ADVENTure 2019. Our annual festive fundraiser captured the spirit of the season, with twinkling piano music, bubbly refreshments, stellar cuisine, and joyful laughter and conversation. “Whatever you did for my brothers and sisters, […]

  • A Gift of Song Community Sing with Threshold Choir June 22, 2019

    A Gift of Song Community Sing with Threshold Choir June 22, 2019

    May 29, 2019

    “We are healed by our songs before the vibrations ever leave our bodies. We are blessed first and then we send out the blessing,” says Kate Munger, Founder of Threshold Choirs. Grand Rapids Threshold Choir offers an acapela community sing each spring where the larger community is invited to experience a special form of melodic […]