Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids

  • Funeral Services for Marie Kathleen McCrackin OP

    Funeral Services for Marie Kathleen McCrackin OP

    September 12, 2022

    Sister Marie Kathleen McCrackin OP entered eternal life on September 10, 2022 at the age of 91 after 73 years of religious life. We commend Marie Kathleen to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Tuesday, September 13 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass Wednesday, September 14 at 10:00 am Chapel of […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Ann Porter OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Ann Porter OP

    May 25, 2022

    Sister Ann Porter OP entered eternal life on May 23, 2022 at the age of 86 years after 66 years of religious life. We commend Sister Ann to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Wednesday, May 25 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass Thursday, May 26 at 10:30 am Chapel of […]

  • Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2022 Jubilarians

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2022 Jubilarians

    April 27, 2022

    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 […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Antonita Vigil OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Antonita Vigil OP

    April 11, 2022

    Sister Antonita Vigil OP entered eternal life on April 7, 2022 at the age of 99 years after 83 years of religious life. We commend Sister Antonita to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Friday, April 8 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass: Saturday, April 9 at 10:00 am Chapel of […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Marlene Edwards, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Marlene Edwards, OP

    July 12, 2021

    Sister Marlene Edwards, OP entered eternal life on July 11, 2021 at the age of 88 after 70 years of religious life. We commend Sister Marlene to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Tuesday, July 13 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Wednesday, July 14 at 10:30 am Dominican Chapel at […]

  • Marywood Land Acknowledgement — Ancestral Home of Odawa, Ojibwe, Bodewadmi Peoples

    Marywood Land Acknowledgement — Ancestral Home of Odawa, Ojibwe, Bodewadmi Peoples

    June 5, 2021

    A Land Acknowledgement serves to name the Native peoples who through political structures, war, or other exploitation suffered hardship and were made to be invisible. It helps us to respect the ongoing presence of tribal peoples in our communities and the debt of gratitude we owe them. Land Acknowledgement – Marywood Campus We, Dominican Sisters~Grand […]

  • Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2021 Jubilarians

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2021 Jubilarians

    May 12, 2021

    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 […]

  • Earth Day 2021

    Earth Day 2021

    April 23, 2021

    “What kind of world do we want to leave to those who come after us, to children who are now growing up? This question not only concerns the environment in isolation; the issue cannot be approached piecemeal. When we ask ourselves what kind of world we want to leave behind, we think in the first […]

  • A Prayer for Advent 2020: Christ-Light

    A Prayer for Advent 2020: Christ-Light

    November 25, 2020

    The candles of Advent remind us of Christ-Light, Light of Life. The ritual of lighting the candles, contemplating the movement from darkness to light, the meaning of Christmas and birth of our Savior. Each person is the living legacy of Jesus, who commissions us to be Christ-Light in our world. Join the Dominican Sisters ~ […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Advent is my favorite season

    Sister Inspiration: Advent is my favorite season

    November 20, 2020

    Advent is my favorite season – it is a time of prayerful waiting and expectation. Advent helps me take the time to sit and reflect. This gives me a sense of hope, even when times are filled with conflicts. Michigan winters with snow gracing the landscape is breathtaking, crisp and refreshing! My favorite Advent scripture […]