Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters

  • Funeral Services for Sister Jean Reimer OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Jean Reimer OP

    September 14, 2022

    Sister Jean Reimer OP entered eternal life on September 11, 2022 at the age of 92 after 68 years of religious life. We commend Sister Jean to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Sunday, September 18 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass Monday, September 19 at 10:00 am Chapel of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Celebrating Our 2022 Jubilarians

    Celebrating Our 2022 Jubilarians

    August 12, 2022

    We Celebrate Our Jubilarians! We gathered Saturday evening Aug. 6 to share in the celebration of Jubilee; to give thanks for the lives of those who have served among us for 50, 60, 70, and 75 years. We also celebrated the life of an Associate who has served among us for 25 years. Let us […]

  • Have You Ever Been “Transfigured” into Something New?

    Have You Ever Been “Transfigured” into Something New?

    August 10, 2022

    Most Christian denominations celebrate the Feast of the Transfiguration every August. It’s one of those holy days that seems significant, but I never understood what all the fuss was about. My spiritual teacher told me we can view this event and all of scripture through what the Jewish tradition calls “midrash.” This form of reading […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Michael Anne Nic OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Michael Anne Nic OP

    August 8, 2022

    Sister Michael Anne Nic OP entered eternal life on August 3, 2022 at the age of 95 after 76 years of religious life. We commend Sister Michael Anne to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Monday, August 8 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass Tuesday, August 9 at 10:00 am Chapel […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Donna Brown OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Donna Brown OP

    July 29, 2022

    Sister Donna Brown OP entered eternal life on July 29, 2022 at the age of 89 after 71 years of religious life. We commend Sister Donna to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Monday, August 1 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass Tuesday, August 2 at 10:00 am Chapel of the […]

  • At Every Age

    At Every Age

    June 24, 2022

    Sister Pat Kennedy’s hats warm the heads of hospitalized preemies and adults in the Heartside Neighborhood. Her blankets, along with booties, bibs, and teddy bears are donated to the pregnancy help center in her parish, St. Jude’s. “You know, we never meet the babies, the mothers, who receive these items. But I know that I’ve […]

  • Dolls and Critters Made with Love

    Dolls and Critters Made with Love

    June 1, 2022

    In 2019, Nancy Malburg OP called Bethany Christian Service and asked “What can the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids do to comfort the children caught up in the refugee and immigration crisis?” When told the children arrive with nothing, Sister Nancy put into motion a plan that would put creature comforts into the arms of children. This […]

  • 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 […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Janet Marie Heitz OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Janet Marie Heitz OP

    May 18, 2022

    Sister Janet Marie Heitz OP entered eternal life on May 16, 2022 at the age of 82 years after 63 years of religious life. We commend Sister Janet Marie to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Wednesday, May 18 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass Thursday, May 19 at 10:00 am […]