Dominican Center

  • Sister Inspiration: Bernice Garcia, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Bernice Garcia, OP

    March 15, 2018

    Sarah Toppen and Sister Bernice Garcia, OP are walking together on an oral history project for SisterStory. It is an ongoing initiative of National Catholic Sisters Week, a campaign to broaden awareness of Catholic sisters. The following is an introduction to this project by Aquinas College Student Sarah Toppen. From the moment I enter the Dominican Center […]

  • Lent & Easter 2018 at Marywood

    Lent & Easter 2018 at Marywood

    February 20, 2018

    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.

  • Human Trafficking Exposed 2018

    Human Trafficking Exposed 2018

    December 21, 2017

    The Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids are called to expose the truth about modern-day slavery and advocate for substantive laws that protect victims and hold accountable all who facilitate and enable human trafficking. We cannot stay silent when so many are in pain. There is a sociological and economic truth of the deplorable worldwide industry in human […]

  • Saint Nicolas Day Heralds Christmas Preparations at Marywood

    Saint Nicolas Day Heralds Christmas Preparations at Marywood

    December 7, 2017

    Saint Nicolas Day is December 6 and Sisters Rena Ruddy, Phyllis Supancheck, and Angelina Gonzales heralded an early glimmer of Christmas at Marywood this week. Christmas carol singing, gatherings, blooming Christmas cactus, and Christmas tree trimming has begun. Join us this month for Advent and Christmas with the Dominican Sisters, Associates, and friends.

  • Her Story: Sister Inspiration – Sister Marie Celeste Miller, OP

    Her Story: Sister Inspiration – Sister Marie Celeste Miller, OP

    November 17, 2017

    “Leaven is essential to all good cakes. It makes them rise and provides the space for the batter to breathe and remain moist.” — Sr. Marie Celeste Miller, OP Inspired, this retired Aquinas College Art History professor, envisioned her next ministry as an opportunity to combine her passion for baking and artistic expression. Today, she is a […]