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  • Remembering Dominican Associate Patricia “Pat” Jennings

    Remembering Dominican Associate Patricia “Pat” Jennings

    October 2, 2023

    June 12, 1943 – October 1, 2023 Pat Jennings became an Associate in August of 2014. She graduated from Marywood Academy (High School) and stated that much of her spiritual formation has been from the Dominicans which she is very grateful for. She completed Foundations, two years of Spiritual Companioning and the Spiritual Director Practicum […]

  • Favorite Teacher Visit

    Favorite Teacher Visit

    September 29, 2023

    Sr. Monica Meyer had a lovely visit from one of her former second graders. Paul France attended Visitation School in North Dorr and is a retired ophthalmologist living in Byron Center. The two had not seen each other in many many years.

  • Let’s Support “Team Carla” and Michigan Parkinson’s Foundation

    Let’s Support “Team Carla” and Michigan Parkinson’s Foundation

    September 20, 2023

    The walk is done, But you can still donate to Team Carla and the Michigan Parkinson’s Foundation! Every year the Michigan Parkinson’s Foundation holds several fund-raising projects. For the Lansing area it is a walk, and this year’s walk is from 9:00 am – Noon on Saturday, September 30 on the campus of MSU. At […]

  • Preacher, find your voice.

    Preacher, find your voice.

    September 11, 2023

    Preacher, find your voice. The world desperately needs us to love, in word and deed. Thus began the homily by Sr. Maureen Geary at Sunday Mass on September 10. As we open our hearts to the season of creation, we embrace this wisdom: “It is our profound conviction that the future of the human family […]

  • 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 […]

  • Remembering Dominican Associate Rosemary Cary

    Remembering Dominican Associate Rosemary Cary

    September 5, 2023

    November 4, 1941 – September 3, 2023 Rosemary Cary became an Associate in August of 2011. In her words, “I could not imagine NOT being an Associate as its life and spirit are an integral part of who I am.” The Dominican Sisters have been her teachers, mentors and friends beginning in first grade through […]

  • Webinar: Working for Environmental Justice in New Mexico

    Webinar: Working for Environmental Justice in New Mexico

    August 31, 2023

    We are called to join the river of justice and peace, to take up climate and ecological justice, and to speak out with and for communities most impacted by climate injustice and the loss of biodiversity. We invite you to consider a study opportunity to listen and learn about a situation of ongoing environmental injustice […]

  • Season of Creation 2023

    Season of Creation 2023

    August 31, 2023

    Prepare for the Season of Creation 2023 The Season of Creation is a time to renew our relationship with our Creator and all creation through celebration, conversion, and commitment together. During the Season of Creation, we join our sisters and brothers in the ecumenical family around the globe in prayer and action for our common […]

  • 2023 Dollars FORE Dominicans Golf Outing

    2023 Dollars FORE Dominicans Golf Outing

    August 29, 2023

    Unbelievable day, unbelievable friends!   We are truly blessed! Once again, we were overwhelmed by the support from this generous community! Our 16th annual Dollars FORE Dominicans golf outing on Monday, August 21, was another resounding success on all fronts, including our ability to engage with long-time friends of the Sisters and meet new players […]