Dominican Sister Grand Rapids

  • Services for Sister Karen Thoreson, OP

    Services for Sister Karen Thoreson, OP

    April 15, 2019

    Sister Karen Thoreson entered eternal life on April 12, 2019 at the age of 99 after 80 years of religious life. We commend Sister Karen to your prayers. Remembering Service: Monday, April 15 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Tuesday, April 16 at 11:00 am Dominican Chapel at Marywood Sister Karen had […]

  • 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.

  • OP Lenten Journey: 5th Week of Lent

    OP Lenten Journey: 5th Week of Lent

    April 2, 2019

    Reflect: Am I willing to be open to the spirit working through the people and situations in my life? To what depth am I willing to go to root out injustice and show grace and mercy to the impoverished around me?

  • Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2019 Jubilarians

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2019 Jubilarians

    April 2, 2019

    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 […]

  • OP Lenten Journey: 3rd Week of Lent

    OP Lenten Journey: 3rd Week of Lent

    March 22, 2019

    May the God of Promise be with you. May God be for you encouragement and guarantee of holiness and happiness. May you know God’s pledge of faithfulness and unconditional love. And may your own vow of faithfulness bring God’s promise of life into the lives of those you touch. May the God of Promise be […]

  • OP Lenten Journey: 1st Week of Lent

    OP Lenten Journey: 1st Week of Lent

    March 8, 2019

    Be still and know that I am God! Psalm 46:11 On this first week of Lent…I will listen for God’s voice this week. Perhaps Psalms will be my guide, or a prophet preaching, or a Saint’s witness. “I will follow those whose hearing is attuned to the still, small whisper of love, whose prayer deepens […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Barbara Reid, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Barbara Reid, OP

    February 22, 2019

      Today, we bring you Barbara Reid, OP and an invitation to reflect together on the Truth about God. Sister Barbara is Professor of New Testament Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. In this program: “What is Truth (John 18:38)? Reflections from Biblical and Dominican Perspectives on Seeking Truth”, Sister Barbara will guide us […]

  • 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 […]

  • Services for Sister Ann Thielen, OP

    Services for Sister Ann Thielen, OP

    January 7, 2019

    Sister Ann Thielen entered eternal life on January 5, 2019 at the age of 84 after 59 years of religious life. We commend Sister Ann to your prayers. Remembering Service: Tuesday, January 8 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Wednesday, January 9 at 11:00 am Dominican Chapel at Marywood Both nurse and […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Diane Dehn, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Diane Dehn, OP

    December 28, 2018

    As an academic advisor with students at Aquinas, I was often inspired by the dedication, determination, and drive of non-traditional students returning to the halls of education. Some students were returning to college to complete a degree or program that they had been unable to finish earlier in their lives. Others were just beginning college […]