Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids

  • Archdiocese of Santa Fe Invites Urgent Dialogue About World Peace – Livestream Sunday Dec. 19

    Archdiocese of Santa Fe Invites Urgent Dialogue About World Peace – Livestream Sunday Dec. 19

    December 18, 2021

    News release: The Archbishop of Santa Fe New Mexico believes the Archdiocese of Santa Fe has a special role to play in facilitating an urgent dialogue about nuclear disarmament as a critical step toward world peace. Archbishop John C. Wester will unveil and offer a blessing of a sign of peace at Shrine of Our […]

  • O Wisdom   “Seek wisdom, Look around, see it everywhere”

    O Wisdom “Seek wisdom, Look around, see it everywhere”

    December 17, 2021

    Oh! Wisdom, how we need you now more than ever! You, Sophia, the breath, the power of God, the feminine face of God. Come and show your people the way to salvation. Below, the reading from Proverbs is one of several books of wisdom grouped together and occurring before the Book of Isaiah, the prophet […]

  • Dominican Month for Peace 2021 — We Pray for Venezuela

    Dominican Month for Peace 2021 — We Pray for Venezuela

    November 23, 2021

                A Video Introduction to Venezuela     Join us in Prayer Sunday, November 28 begins the fifth annual Dominican Month for Peace. After joining forces to help our Dominican family in Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, India, and Ukraine, we now turn our attention to Venezuela – the country […]

  • Urbi et Orbi: Dominican Preaching to the City and to the World

    Urbi et Orbi: Dominican Preaching to the City and to the World

    November 8, 2021

    Urbi et Orbi premiered from Manila on October 12–14, 2021—the fifth Dominican colloquium on preaching sponsored by the Dominican Preaching Network, a global community of three Dominican Schools of Preaching: Aquinas Institute of Theology (USA), the Institut für Pastoralhomiletik (Germany), and the Institute of Preaching (Philippines). The following videos are now available for viewing.  https://www.ai.edu/support/special-events/urbi-et-orbi […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Kathleen Przybylski OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Kathleen Przybylski OP

    November 5, 2021

    Sister Kathleen Przybylski OP entered eternal life on November 4, 2021 at the age of 76 after 22 years of religious life. We commend Sister Kathy to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service for Sisters and vaccinated family members: Sunday, November 7 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Monday, November 8 […]

  • Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration 2021 Grand Rapids

    Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration 2021 Grand Rapids

    October 28, 2021

    We come together to give thanks for the blessings we have received. Monday, November 22   7:00 – 8:00 pm Join this event online. The livestream will be available at www.InterfaithUnderstanding.org at the time of the event. Prayers, music, sacred writings, reflections and meditation will be woven together with a common theme of gratitude from many […]

  • Grotto at Marywood Links with St. Francis Sculpture and Prayer Garden

    Grotto at Marywood Links with St. Francis Sculpture and Prayer Garden

    October 27, 2021

    The Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids, working with Instruments of Hope, is excited to announce that the Sister’s grotto on the front lawn of Marywood is now linked to the beautiful paths found in the St. Francis Sculpture Garden for Prayer and Meditation. During the summer, Instruments of Hope with landscape architects and craftsmen redesigned the spatial […]

  • Environmental Racism: Zip Codes, Pollution and Vulnerability

    Environmental Racism: Zip Codes, Pollution and Vulnerability

    October 12, 2021

    “Environmental justice embraces the principle that all people and communities have a right to equal protection and equal enforcement of environmental laws and regulations.” ~ Dr. Robert Bullard I have been educating myself for the past few years about the connection between climate and racism. From Al Gore’s The Climate Reality Project training and anti-racism […]

  • A Message from Sandra Delgado, Prioress

    A Message from Sandra Delgado, Prioress

    September 10, 2021

    Dear Friends, We are all beginning to feel relief from more than 18 months of isolation and distance from our families, friends, colleagues, worshipping communities, and all who have a role in our lives. Our lives came to a halt from one day to the next. While we maintained ‘social distancing’ from the world around […]

  • Mission & Ministry Summer 2021: The Treasure of Time

    Mission & Ministry Summer 2021: The Treasure of Time

    August 30, 2021

    Heroes Work Here “Among the frontline workers whom we consider heroes are all of our employees. In the Summer 2021 issue of Mission & Ministry, we are saying thank you to each and every staff member. We are blessed by those who care for us as much as they care for their families. It is […]