Dominican Sister Grand Rapids

  • Funeral Services for Sister Marie Bernarde Salazar, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Marie Bernarde Salazar, OP

    September 8, 2020

    Sister Marie Bernarde Salazar, OP entered eternal life on September 5, 2020 at the age of 93 after 74 years of religious life. We commend Sister Marie Bernarde to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Tuesday, September 8 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Wednesday, September 9 at 9:45 am Dominican […]

  • Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2020 Jubilarians

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2020 Jubilarians

    May 4, 2020

    A Jubilee is an anniversary when we honor a Sister and reflect on her 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!  View Jubilarians online We honor each Dominican Sister and the ways that she has shared […]

  • Sister Rose Seraphine Sagorski OP Celebrating Birthday 103

    Sister Rose Seraphine Sagorski OP Celebrating Birthday 103

    April 22, 2020

    Sr. Rose Sagorski wrote the message above on the event of her 84th Jubilee in 2018– then 84 years a Sister. Today, April 22, 2020, she is 86 years a Sister and celebrating her 103 birthday! See more about Sr. Rose Seraphine by clicking on the link below. Sister Rose Seraphine Sagorski, OP

  • A Prayer and Reflection for the Second Sunday of Lent

    A Prayer and Reflection for the Second Sunday of Lent

    March 6, 2020

    Pray Most High, all-powerful, all-good Lord, All praise is Yours, all glory, all honour and all blessings. To you alone, Most High, do they belong, and no mortal lips are worthy to pronounce Your Name. Praised be You my Lord with all Your creatures, especially Sir Brother Sun, Who is the day through whom You […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Theresa Bray, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Theresa Bray, OP

    February 7, 2020

    Sister Theresa Bray, OP entered eternal life on February 6, 2020 at the age of 92 after 73 years of religious life. We commend Sister Theresa to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Monday, February 10 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Tuesday, February 11 at 11:00 am Dominican Chapel at […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Chela Gonzalez, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Chela Gonzalez, OP

    February 7, 2020

    My entire work life has been in ministry – and I always aspired to do ministry at the diocesan level. And because I have such a love for study and learning, I took courses, earned certificates, attended workshops, and pursued advanced degrees in theology, formation and spirituality — in order to better prepare myself for […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Lynne Hansen, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Lynne Hansen, OP

    February 3, 2020

    Sister Lynne Hansen, OP entered eternal life on January 14, 2020 at the age of 76 after 55 years of religious life. We commend Sister Lynne to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Friday, February 14 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Saturday, February 15 at 11:00 am Dominican Chapel at […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Dolorita Martinez, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Dolorita Martinez, OP

    October 11, 2019

    “When I was 19, after a year of college, I felt the call. At first, I responded to an invitation to “Come and See.” This type of event is typically a day or weekend hosted by a Congregation for young women who want more information about vowed life,” writes Dolorita Martinez, OP, describing her vocation […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Jean Paul Tilmann, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Jean Paul Tilmann, OP

    October 4, 2019

    The vibrancy of the Eastown Neighborhood today would certainly please this visionary Sister if she were to stroll through the residential areas and along Lake Drive bustling with restaurants, shops, and healthy lifestyle centers. While at Aquinas College, Jean Paul Tilmann, OP, saw an opportunity to improve the lives of the citizens living in proximity […]

  • Sister Inspiration:  Dominican Educators & Students

    Sister Inspiration: Dominican Educators & Students

    September 27, 2019

    Isn’t it Wild? The looks on her students’ faces may indicate uncertainty, but biology teacher Sr. Frances Ann Tatreau made sure to encourage in her students an appreciation for all creatures great and small. A visionary and adventurous teacher, Sr. Frances Ann understood the need to care for our Earth and all its inhabitants. This […]