Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters

  • Come to the Feast: A Reflection with Sister Ann Walters

    Come to the Feast: A Reflection with Sister Ann Walters

    April 15, 2021

    Isn’t this a lovely description by Isaiah of heaven on earth? “We” on Mount Zion are eating rich foods and drinking choice wines with God who is lavishing us with Love. This love destroys all veils that separate us and destroys all webs of our human structures that our woven to keep nations separate, and […]

  • A Lenten Reflection: Passover of the Lord

    A Lenten Reflection: Passover of the Lord

    March 26, 2021

    “We are here to continue the Passover of the Lord to redeem our world as doing this in remembrance. Whether we march, walk, protest, write, pray, dialogue, weep, nurse, teach, comfort etc., whoever we are, whatever our gifts and limitations after coming from this table, we are mandated to give of ourselves to serve, to […]

  • “Somewhere in the West” — An Archives Story Map Project

    “Somewhere in the West” — An Archives Story Map Project

    January 29, 2021

    The Archives Department is excited to share our Story Map entitled “Somewhere in the West: The Historical Geography of the Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters” focusing on our Michigan pioneer predecessors. Story Maps are produced through an online application that combines text and images, and can include maps and other elements, to tell stories in a […]

  • January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

    January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

    January 11, 2021

    Justice Acts January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Here are a couple of facts that remind us of the enormity of this human rights situation in our world. In January, and throughout the year, the Coalition of Catholic Organizations Against Human Trafficking (CCOAHT) works to eliminate the plight of trafficked victims. CCOAHT […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Marie Joy Yuhasz, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Marie Joy Yuhasz, OP

    December 4, 2020

    Sister Marie Joy Yuhasz, OP entered eternal life on December 2, 2020 at the age of 82 after 62 years of religious life. We commend Sister Marie Joy to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Sunday, December 6 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Monday, December 7 at 10:00 am Dominican […]

  • 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 […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Rose Seraphine Sagorski, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Rose Seraphine Sagorski, OP

    November 19, 2020

    Sister Rose Seraphine Sagorski, OP entered eternal life on November 17, 2020 at the age of 103 after 85 years of religious life. We commend Sister Rose Seraphine to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Thursday, November 19 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Friday, November 20 at 10:00 am Dominican […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Rosemary Homrich, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Rosemary Homrich, OP

    November 2, 2020

    Sister Rosemary Homrich, OP entered eternal life on October 29, 2020 at the age of 93 after 71 years of religious life. We commend Sister Rosemary to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Wednesday, November 2 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Thursday, November 3 at 10:00 am Dominican Chapel at […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Marie Benedict O’Toole, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Marie Benedict O’Toole, OP

    October 26, 2020

    Sister Marie Benedict O’Toole, OP entered eternal life on October 25, 2020 at the age of 95 after 73 years of religious life. We commend Sister Marie Benedict to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Wednesday, October 28 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Thursday, October 29 at 10:00 am Dominican […]