Jean Marie Birkman

  • Sister Inspiration: Jean Marie Birkman, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Jean Marie Birkman, OP

    May 19, 2017

    Her parents drove her to Marywood in 1948. She was 18 years old. She recalls her Dad getting lost at various points on their quest to find “the convent.” “At one point, we drove up to the very humble back door of the property and I thought, uh-oh, this isn’t what I imagined,” says Jean […]

  • 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 […]