October 12, 2021
“Environmental justice embraces the principle that all people and communities have a right to equal protection and equal enforcement of environmental laws and regulations.” ~ Dr. Robert Bullard I have been educating myself for the past few years about the connection between climate and racism. From Al Gore’s The Climate Reality Project training and anti-racism […]
July 31, 2019
We welcomed and celebrated 10 women and men on Friday, August 2, in Dominican Chapel at Marywood in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Each new Associate gives voice to their deepening faith journey, sharing with our community of Sisters and Associates, and family and friends, their public expression of solidarity with the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids. Dominican Associates […]
July 15, 2019
On Monday, July 15, Dominican Associates celebrated the 60th Jubilee of Sister Agnes Mary Wojtkowiak. We attended the morning Liturgy with her at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Muskegon and then shared a delicious brunch and friendship. Ten Associates who live in Muskegon, Associate Director Lisa Mitchell from Grand Rapids, and Sr. Ann Porter […]
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. I first encountered the Threshold Choir two years ago on a Sunday afternoon as I took part in the Peace Walk at the St. […]
May 13, 2019
Hearts of service with Instruments of Hope in St. Francis of Assisi Sculpture Garden for Prayer and Meditation. Thank you friends, Sisters, Dominican Associates, and employees for your commitment to caring for our Earth and sacred spaces for prayer and meditation at Marywood Campus and Dominican Center at Marywood.
May 13, 2019
Hearts of service at St. Andrew Cemetery. Thank you friends for your commitment to the Dominican pillars: service, prayer, community, study. We appreciate you: Sisters, Dominican Associates, and employees.
August 4, 2018
On the eve of August 3, 2018, in Dominican Chapel/Marywood, we prayerfully welcome our 2018 Dominican Associates. We gratefully honor the Dominican Sister and Associate mentors who guided them on their journey of discernment through the Dominican pillars of prayer, study, community, and service. And we extend our special thanks to Associates Fran Georgeff, Teri […]