Alice Wittenbach

  • Sister Inspiration: Alice Wittenbach, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Alice Wittenbach, OP

    November 13, 2018

    “At Aquinas I met the Dominican Sisters for the first time. I loved their joy and the delight they seemed to bring to each other,” says Sister Alice Wittenbach. “At the end of my Freshman year, I went to the Priest to tell him I thought I should go to the Convent, with the hope […]

  • Making A Joyful Noise in the Pear Garden at Marywood

    Making A Joyful Noise in the Pear Garden at Marywood

    May 29, 2018

    Service Day Is Demonstration of St. Patricks/Parnell Motto: “To know God. To love God. To serve all.” Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders from St. Patrick’s School in Parnell, Michigan played and sang to an attentive crowd in the Pear Garden at Marywood on May 18. We so appreciate the thoughtful efforts of Mary Howell, residential life […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Alice Wittenbach, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Alice Wittenbach, OP

    May 4, 2018

    “At Aquinas I met the Dominican Sisters for the first time. I loved their joy and the delight they seemed to bring to each other. At the end of my Freshman year (1955), I went to the Priest to tell him I  thought I should go to the Convent, with the hope they would reject […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Celebrating Care of Earth and Life

    Sister Inspiration: Celebrating Care of Earth and Life

    April 13, 2018

    Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids are in love with God’s creation and celebrate, steward, and protect it. Each of our Dominican Sisters, our Dominican Associates, and our employees articulate stewardship is a core value. Through action, study, reflection, and prayer, each one of us has adopted personal eco-justice intentions. We value making time to study, […]

  • Sisters and AQ Students Engage in National SisterStory Project

    Sisters and AQ Students Engage in National SisterStory Project

    July 12, 2017

    Lindsey Bacigal (’17), a junior communications major at Aquinas College, and and Alice Wittenbach, OP first met with curiosity and uncertainty. The pair were just one of several who met and formed friendships as part of the national SisterStory oral history project. My own lack of religious devotion was part of what led me to […]