Aquinata Hall

  • Dolls and Critters Made with Love

    Dolls and Critters Made with Love

    June 1, 2022

    In 2019, Nancy Malburg OP called Bethany Christian Service and asked “What can the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids do to comfort the children caught up in the refugee and immigration crisis?” When told the children arrive with nothing, Sister Nancy put into motion a plan that would put creature comforts into the arms of children. This […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Antonita Vigil OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Antonita Vigil OP

    April 11, 2022

    Sister Antonita Vigil OP entered eternal life on April 7, 2022 at the age of 99 years after 83 years of religious life. We commend Sister Antonita to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Friday, April 8 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass: Saturday, April 9 at 10:00 am Chapel of […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Rose Seraphine Sagorski, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Rose Seraphine Sagorski, OP

    November 19, 2020

    Sister Rose Seraphine Sagorski, OP entered eternal life on November 17, 2020 at the age of 103 after 85 years of religious life. We commend Sister Rose Seraphine to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Thursday, November 19 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Friday, November 20 at 10:00 am Dominican […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Rosemary Homrich, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Rosemary Homrich, OP

    November 2, 2020

    Sister Rosemary Homrich, OP entered eternal life on October 29, 2020 at the age of 93 after 71 years of religious life. We commend Sister Rosemary to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Wednesday, November 2 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Thursday, November 3 at 10:00 am Dominican Chapel at […]

  • Saturday Story: Finding Ways to Shine Light In the Dark

    Saturday Story: Finding Ways to Shine Light In the Dark

    April 24, 2020

    For most of us, we have likely never lived in a world that is so aware of sanitizing everything as we are today. We wash our hands constantly and use sanitizer when we can’t wash. We are wiping every surface that can be touched. We are wearing face masks to help protect others in case […]

  • A Good Friday WORD with Sandra Delgado OP

    A Good Friday WORD with Sandra Delgado OP

    April 10, 2020

    In the Hispanic world and some other cultures, Jesus on the cross is very bloody. His suffering is very obvious from the blood running from the crown of thorns on his head to the blood running down his legs and his bloody feet. Jesus is clearly a suffering Jesus. In the western world the image […]

  • Lent & Easter 2020 at Marywood

    Lent & Easter 2020 at Marywood

    February 19, 2020

    The Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids invite you to pray with us this Lent & Easter season on Marywood Campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dates, times, and locations of worship services appear below or download the 2020 Lent & Easter Brochure. Lenten Liturgies Ash Wednesday Wednesday, February 26 – DCM Chapel 9:30 am   Morning Prayer 9:45 am   […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Welcoming A Friend from Malawi

    Sister Inspiration: Welcoming A Friend from Malawi

    April 26, 2019

    A friend from afar joined the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids for Liturgy on Tuesday, April 23; he wrote and read the Petitions in St. Catherine of Siena Chapel at Aquinata Hall. Clement Chiwaya’s presence was a delight for so many Sisters. Sister Diane Dehn reflected: “I was fortunate to work with Clement as his academic advisor […]

  • Worship with us… Lent & Easter 2019 at Marywood

    Worship with us… Lent & Easter 2019 at Marywood

    April 8, 2019

    The Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters invite you to pray with us this Lent and Easter Season at Marywood. Here is our full worship schedule. Find a map and directions.

  • Contributing Meaningfully, Serving with Love & Joy for Bethany Christian Services

    Contributing Meaningfully, Serving with Love & Joy for Bethany Christian Services

    October 31, 2018

    “You are bringing joy to children. We have a lot of children that don’t have hands to hold them or items that comfort them. Thank you, thank you for providing these children with some comfort.” That was the message personally delivered by Rhonda Fitzsimmons, community engagement supervisor for Volunteer Services at Bethany Christian Services. The […]