Dominican Associates

  • At Every Age

    At Every Age

    June 24, 2022

    Sister Pat Kennedy’s hats warm the heads of hospitalized preemies and adults in the Heartside Neighborhood. Her blankets, along with booties, bibs, and teddy bears are donated to the pregnancy help center in her parish, St. Jude’s. “You know, we never meet the babies, the mothers, who receive these items. But I know that I’ve […]

  • Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2022 Jubilarians

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2022 Jubilarians

    April 27, 2022

    A Jubilee is an anniversary when we honor Sisters and Associates and reflect on their unique contributions to our lives. We tell stories, share what we’ve learned from and with one another, and reflect on our joys and sorrows. We celebrate! We honor each Dominican Sister and Associate and the ways that they have shared […]

  • Associates Gathered for Final Prayer in Dominican Chapel at Marywood

    Associates Gathered for Final Prayer in Dominican Chapel at Marywood

    February 16, 2022

    Greeters Associate Terri Sierzant and Megan McElroy OP unlocked the front door and opened the Chapel doors. And the people came. Forty people arrived Saturday morning, February 12 for Morning Prayer led by Associate Life Director Lisa Mitchell and Associate Bob Sadowski. Our community of Associates, Leadership, and many former Sister mentors gathered in community […]

  • Lent Reflection: Hunger, Worry, Salt, and Light

    Lent Reflection: Hunger, Worry, Salt, and Light

    February 26, 2021

    When was the last time you worried about how you were going to get your next meal? I know many of us who have lunch here on a regular basis ask “What are we having for lunch today?” Or, in my family, when we have been on vacation together, as we finish breakfast someone asks, […]

  • 2019-2020 Saint Series

    2019-2020 Saint Series

    September 1, 2019

    Presented by Dominican Associates of Grand Rapids Join us as we explore the lives and times of Saints. Learn what was happening in the world, their village, or home during the lifetime of each Saint and understand how these times influenced their faith and actions. The Saint Series is a project of the Associates of […]

  • Rise for Refuge Aug 3 with Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids

    Rise for Refuge Aug 3 with Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids

    August 1, 2019

    We are a nation of refuge, Not Rejection. On Saturday, August 3 from 1:00-2:00 pm, Sisters, Associates, and employees gathered on our driveway at 2025 Fulton Street East, Grand Rapids Michigan. Our Justice actions are an act of preaching with our presence, for an America that offers hope, compassion, and mercy. On this day, we […]

  • Justice Action: Pray, Study, Use Your Voice: End Inhumane Migration Policies

    Justice Action: Pray, Study, Use Your Voice: End Inhumane Migration Policies

    July 17, 2019

    On Thursday, July 18 at 10:00am, Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids, Dominican Associates, and friends of the Congregation are invited to gather for a Prayer Service in Dominican Chapel/Marywood, 2025 Fulton Street East, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49507. We realize not everybody is able to join us for this time of Prayerful Action as we call for the […]

  • Hearts of Service with Instruments of Hope

    Hearts of Service with Instruments of Hope

    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.

  • Hearts of Service at St. Andrew Cemetery

    Hearts of Service at St. Andrew Cemetery

    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.

  • Marywood Campus Spring & Summer 2019 Preached Retreats

    Marywood Campus Spring & Summer 2019 Preached Retreats

    February 15, 2019

    Dominican Center for Spirituality Coordinator Diane Zerfas, OP, has announced preached retreats  for vowed religious and associates coming up this spring and summer.   Preaching through Beauty with Diane Zerfas OP and Friends Sunday, begins May 19 at 6:00 pm – May 24 at noon at Aquinata Hall God speaks a message of love through […]