Dominican Sister Grand Rapids

  • Services for Sister Rose Marie Martin, OP

    Services for Sister Rose Marie Martin, OP

    November 14, 2018

    Sister Rose Marie Martin entered eternal life on November 13, 2018 at the age of 76 after 49 years of religious life. We commend Sister Rose Marie to your prayers. Remembering Service: Thursday, November 15 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Friday, November 16 at 11:00 am Dominican Chapel at Marywood “. […]

  • We Stand & Preach Against Racism, Hate, and Violence

    We Stand & Preach Against Racism, Hate, and Violence

    November 2, 2018

    We Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters and Associates — with so many — grieve with our brothers and sisters wounded by violence and hatred. We pray for healing for the “Tree of Life” Synagogue and community of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and for healing in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. The Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids condemn racism. Hate and discrimination […]

  • Annual Interfaith Peace Service Draws Together Peacemakers

    Annual Interfaith Peace Service Draws Together Peacemakers

    September 30, 2018

    On the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration of the International Bill of Rights, we gathered in Grand Rapids, Michigan for an Interfaith Peace Service. The September 23, 2018 event was hosted by the Institute for Global Education (IGE), Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids, and Instruments of Hope. The Grand Rapids Threshold Choir sang during the […]

  • Nuns & Nones and Sisters & Seekers Inspires Intergenerational Conversations and Action

    Nuns & Nones and Sisters & Seekers Inspires Intergenerational Conversations and Action

    September 13, 2018

    The Nuns and Nones project seeks to bring these two intergenerational groups together in order to explore new forms of community life, help millennials see models for sustainable activism and create an intergenerational network of connections, what the project’s website describes as “an unlikely alliance across communities of spirit.” Different people emphasized different turning points […]

  • Great Horned Owl Rescue at Marywood

    Great Horned Owl Rescue at Marywood

    September 11, 2018

    Yesterday, thanks to the quick thinking and resourcefulness of several employees of the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids, a Great Horned Owl was rescued. It’s talon hooked in a branch, the owl, hanging upside down, had been trying desperately to free itself for several hours. In the picture at left, Meg Gerndt holds the owl in her […]

  • A Plan for Giving: Veritas Society of the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids

    A Plan for Giving: Veritas Society of the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids

    June 9, 2018

    As Mike Wood describes the impact they have had on his life, his face reveals just how deeply he loves and admires the Dominican Sisters. Mike shared his story recently, speaking on why he has chosen to intertwine their legacy with his own, by leaving them a gift in his will. “I have not encountered […]

  • Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2017 Jubilarians

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2017 Jubilarians

    April 1, 2017

    A Jubilee is an anniversary when we honor Sisters and Associates and reflect on their 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! We honor each Dominican Sister and Associate and the ways that they have shared […]

  • Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2016 Jubilarians

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2016 Jubilarians

    May 1, 2016

    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! We honor each Dominican Sister and the ways that she has shared her God-given gifts […]

  • 2014 Jubilarians

    2014 Jubilarians

    April 1, 2014

    The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids honor the commitment of our members when a Sister reaches a specific number of years, a jubilee, in her religious life. Jubilees are celebrated at 25, 50, 60, 70, 75, and 80 years a Sister. We also honor the Jubilee years of Sisters who have entered Heaven. We honor […]

  • Phyllis Mrozinski OP Exhibits at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids

    Phyllis Mrozinski OP Exhibits at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids

    September 9, 2013

    Sister Phyllis Mrozinski entered sculptures in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Her works included: A STONE NOT THROWN was created through the reading of scripture. In biblical times the act of stoning in public was accepted as capital punishment. I was moved by the biblical passage of the adulterous woman in John’s Gospel and by the […]