Dominican Sister Grand Rapids

  • Funeral Services for Sister Marie Joy Yuhasz, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Marie Joy Yuhasz, OP

    December 4, 2020

    Sister Marie Joy Yuhasz, OP entered eternal life on December 2, 2020 at the age of 82 after 62 years of religious life. We commend Sister Marie Joy to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Sunday, December 6 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Monday, December 7 at 10:00 am Dominican […]

  • A Prayer for Advent 2020: Christ-Light

    A Prayer for Advent 2020: Christ-Light

    November 25, 2020

    The candles of Advent remind us of Christ-Light, Light of Life. The ritual of lighting the candles, contemplating the movement from darkness to light, the meaning of Christmas and birth of our Savior. Each person is the living legacy of Jesus, who commissions us to be Christ-Light in our world. Join the Dominican Sisters ~ […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Advent is my favorite season

    Sister Inspiration: Advent is my favorite season

    November 20, 2020

    Advent is my favorite season – it is a time of prayerful waiting and expectation. Advent helps me take the time to sit and reflect. This gives me a sense of hope, even when times are filled with conflicts. Michigan winters with snow gracing the landscape is breathtaking, crisp and refreshing! My favorite Advent scripture […]

  • 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 […]

  • Called to Love: Mirroring God’s Love

    Called to Love: Mirroring God’s Love

    November 13, 2020

    We are loved by a Compassionate God. If we are open to God’s love, we ARE able to show God’s love to all others in our universal human community. Our memory and empathy challenge us to act. Matthew 22:34-40 calls us to LOVE – to ponder the intertwining relationship between “love of God” and “love […]

  • 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 […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Lydia Korson, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Lydia Korson, OP

    October 14, 2020

    Sister Lydia Korson, OP entered eternal life on October 12, 2020 at the age of 91 after 71 years of religious life. We commend Sister Lydia to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Wednesday, October 14 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Thursday, October 15 at 10:00 am Dominican Chapel at […]

  • Oct 10 World Day Against the Death Penalty

    Oct 10 World Day Against the Death Penalty

    October 9, 2020

    Our Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids stance (2001) “commits us to make public proclamations for life when and where they are needed and to preach the justice of our commitment. We will be called upon to work in coalition with other groups, and to speak out at times of executions, to promote study and prayer […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Is this all there is?

    Sister Inspiration: Is this all there is?

    September 18, 2020

    At the age of 96, Sr. Verona Wangler shares this thought. At 19, she says she was “drafted” into vowed religious life by Dominican Sister Cecile Byrne. Sr. Cecile had observed the young girl since she had transferred to St. Joseph School, West Branch, for seventh grade, having begged her parents to go to Catholic […]

  • Saturday Story: As We Sing We Pray

    Saturday Story: As We Sing We Pray

    September 12, 2020

    The Choir that sings the words that uplift our spirits and carry our prayers and hearts to the winds in all directions has been quiet for many months now at Dominican Chapel at Marywood. How we miss the voices, the presence, of our full Choir and Assembly. The fingers of Music Director Joan Thomas, OP, […]