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  • Preaching Love & Justice on Fulton Street in Grand Rapids Thursdays Aug. 15 – Sept 19, 2019

    Preaching Love & Justice on Fulton Street in Grand Rapids Thursdays Aug. 15 – Sept 19, 2019

    August 15, 2019

    Peace & Justice Neighbor to Neighbor Our Church calls us to witness and ministry. We turn to our Dominican tradition to find our way in these troubled times. That tradition calls upon us to be present with and for our neighbors during times of trial; to pray during times of loss, of grief; and to […]

  • Learning & Service Opportunity in Prairie Habitat at Marywood

    Learning & Service Opportunity in Prairie Habitat at Marywood

    August 5, 2019

    Spending time caring for our Earth teaches us not only about cycles of nature, but also about the peace to be found in all of nature’s goodness. Volunteers in the Prairie Habitat at Marywood, experienced or not, are welcome to join us for any of our August times, even with other groups present. In the […]

  • 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” is a Ministry of the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids

    “Justice” is a Ministry of the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids

    July 25, 2019

    As vowed women religious and as a Congregation, it is the Gospel and Catholic Social Teaching that have called the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids to bear witness to the dignity of every human person. The Direction Statements of our Congregation guide our preaching and teaching; all based in the Gospel call. In the days ahead, we […]

  • Foundations in Wisdom at Dominican Center: New Faith Formation Path

    Foundations in Wisdom at Dominican Center: New Faith Formation Path

    June 18, 2019

    The coat of many colors is a great symbol for Foundations in Wisdom, the new spiritual formation program at Dominican Center. Each time we gather we weave another color through the coat of sacred wisdom that strengthens our resolve to live with compassion and commit our lives to justice that is always guided by God’s […]

  • 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.

  • Special Prayer Service: Trafficked in America

    Special Prayer Service: Trafficked in America

    January 17, 2019

    On Sunday, Jan. 27, from 3:00-4:00 pm, join us at Dominican Chapel at Marywood for a special Prayer Service:”Trafficked in America: Inside the Hidden Reality of Labor Trafficking in America.” We invite the West Michigan community to join us in prayer for those who have been harmed and for those who are in harm’s way […]

  • 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 […]

  • St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa), Religious and Foundress – Saint Series

    St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa), Religious and Foundress – Saint Series

    August 31, 2018

    Saint Series Presentation Wednesday, May 22, 2019 — St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa), Religious and Foundress, 1910-1997 presented by: John & Mary Jo Yowaish, Dominican Associate The Saint Series is an exploration of what was happening in the world, village, or home during the lifetime of individual Saints. It’s an opportunity to learn more […]

  • Catholics Care About Climate Change: Beyond a Throwaway Culture

    Catholics Care About Climate Change: Beyond a Throwaway Culture

    June 6, 2018

    On Earth Day this year, the Catholic Climate Covenant (CCC) challenged Catholics everywhere to reconsider our overuse of SINGLE-USE DISPOSABLE PLASTICS which contribute to what Pope Francis calls “the throwaway culture.” From increasing land and marine pollution to increasing our use of carbon-producing fuels, our reliance on single-use plastics has a devastating impact on God’s […]