Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids

  • A Ministry of Presence with Dominican Sisters in New Mexico

    A Ministry of Presence with Dominican Sisters in New Mexico

    May 1, 2014

    Most of the Sisters living and working in New Mexico today were born there and have families in the region. They were drawn by the example of a previous generation of Dominicans to join our Congregation. For all the Sisters called to or from the Land of Enchantment, it is their love of New Mexico […]

  • Sister Megan McElroy and the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate

    Sister Megan McElroy and the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate

    April 17, 2014

    The Collaborative Dominican Novitiate (CDN) was established in 1988 by 15 Dominican Congregations; 22 Congregations now participate in the joint effort by the women in the Dominican Order in the USA. Grand Rapids Dominican Sister Megan McElroy, OP has served as co-director of the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate since 2012, ministering to provide initial formation for […]

  • 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 […]

  • Living a Ministry of Prayer Coupled with Action

    Living a Ministry of Prayer Coupled with Action

    March 18, 2014

    Pray for the Living and the Dead Prayer is a vital part of each Sister’s ministry. Every year when all members of the Congregation gather to affirm their ministry commitments, each Sister also affirms her prayer ministry. These typically reflect something close to her heart and can change annually or remain the same for years. […]

  • Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2012 Jubilarians

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2012 Jubilarians

    April 1, 2012

    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 […]

  • A Nun’s Life Interview with Sister Barbara Reid, OP, PhD

    A Nun’s Life Interview with Sister Barbara Reid, OP, PhD

    June 30, 2011

    The nuns talk with Sister Barbara about finding God in everyday life, Sacred Scripture, prayer, biblical spirituality, and more! Good Faith with Sister Barbara Reid, OP, PhD, was recorded live on June 2, 2011. Produced by aNunsLife.org ministry. Ideas from Sr. Barbara The Bible as a way to understand our present experience of God in […]

  • 2009 Jubilarians

    2009 Jubilarians

    April 13, 2009

    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 […]

  • So Long, Sister – Konwinski First Female Chancellor of a Michigan Diocese, Retires