Advent

  • December is Dominican Month of Peace: Solidarity with India

    December is Dominican Month of Peace: Solidarity with India

    December 5, 2019

    December is Dominican Month of Peace – a time when the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids act in solidarity with our Dominican brothers and sisters worldwide. This is the season of Advent, when we are all waiting for the celebration of the mystery of the incarnation of the Prince of Peace. The idea of this Dominican Month […]

  • Learn About the Tradition and Significance of O Antiphons, A Program at Dominican Center

    Learn About the Tradition and Significance of O Antiphons, A Program at Dominican Center

    December 2, 2019

    If you have ever wondered about the beautiful tradition of O Antiphons, Sister Mary Catherine Fodrocy, OP  has prepared a program especially for you. “O Antiphons: The Tradition and Significance” of the 7 Nights of Prayer is at Dominican Center Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:00-11:30am. The O Antiphons are short, Scripture-based Advent prayers from the Middle […]

  • Advent O Antiphons 2019

    Advent O Antiphons 2019

    November 18, 2019

    All are welcome to join us for this 7-day prayer ritual. It is an ancient ritual of the Church that includes a candle light procession, the singing of hymns and psalms, the proclamation of scripture, preaching, and chanting of Old Testament prophecies. View more Advent and Christmas worship services at Marywood. Dec 17 – 23 […]

  • Advent and Christmas 2019 at Marywood

    Advent and Christmas 2019 at Marywood

    November 18, 2019

    The Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids invite you to pray with us this Advent and Christmas season on Marywood Campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dates, times, and locations of worship services appear below or download the 2019 Advent & Christmas Brochure. Advent Weekend Liturgies Saturdays 4:00 pm – Eucharist: Chapel of the Word Sundays 9:30 […]

  • Advent & Christmas 2018 at Marywood

    Advent & Christmas 2018 at Marywood

    December 18, 2018

    The Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids invite you to pray with us this Advent and Christmas season at Dominican Chapel at Marywood, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dates, times, and locations of worship services appear below.  Advent Weekend Liturgies 1st Sunday of Advent December 1 / 2 4:00 pm (Sat) Eucharist: Chapel of the Word 10:00 am […]

  • Reflection: Monday of the Third Week of Advent 2018

    Reflection: Monday of the Third Week of Advent 2018

    December 17, 2018

    An Advent Reflection I recently attended a celebration in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where 16 women and men over the age of 60 were honored. All of them are ordinary citizens doing what they can to make the world a better place. They are business owners, fire fighters, ministers, professors, advocates for crime prevention, for the […]

  • Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Reflection & Service 2018

    Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Reflection & Service 2018

    December 11, 2018

    Love has given Mary a thousand names. For us in the Americas, and particularly through the eyes and hearts of the Hispanic peoples among us, we know the Mother of the Lord under different titles: Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexico), Our Lady of Charity of Cobre (Cuba), Our Lady of Aparecida (Brazil), Our Lady of […]

  • ADVENTure 2018 – Thanks & Praise

    ADVENTure 2018 – Thanks & Praise

    December 11, 2018

    Sister Megan McElroy spoke these words to a room of nearly 200 friends and supporters, as she blessed our meal at last night’s celebration. During a night filled with Advent anticipation, guests mingled with Sisters, progressing from one end of Dominican Center to the other. Aglow with twinkling lights and shimmering stars, our space was […]

  • The Audacity of Faith and Prayer, Megan McElroy, OP Preaching

    The Audacity of Faith and Prayer, Megan McElroy, OP Preaching

    December 10, 2018

    The Word Podcast: Megan McElroy, OP Preaching Monday of the 2nd week of Advent, based on Isaiah 35:1-10 http://word.op.org/author/mcelroyop/ https://word.op.org/audio/2018/12/10-mcelroy.mp3  

  • Advent O Antiphons 2018

    Advent O Antiphons 2018

    November 29, 2018

    All are welcome to join us for this 7-day prayer ritual. It is an ancient ritual of the Church.  It includes a candle light procession, the singing of hymns and psalms, the proclamation of scripture, preaching, and chanting of Old Testament prophecies Dec 17 – 23 at 7:00 pm  in Dominican Chapel at Marywood. View more Advent […]