Lisa Mitchell

  • Commitment Ceremony Dominican Associates 2019

    Commitment Ceremony Dominican Associates 2019

    July 31, 2019

    We welcomed and celebrated 10 women and men on Friday, August 2, in Dominican Chapel at Marywood in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Each new Associate gives voice to their deepening faith journey, sharing with our community of Sisters and Associates, and family and friends, their public expression of solidarity with the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids. Dominican Associates […]

  • Celebrating Sr. Agnes Mary Wojtkowiak’s Jubilee at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Muskegon

    Celebrating Sr. Agnes Mary Wojtkowiak’s Jubilee at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Muskegon

    July 15, 2019

    On Monday, July 15, Dominican Associates celebrated the 60th Jubilee of Sister Agnes Mary Wojtkowiak. We attended the morning Liturgy with her at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Muskegon and then shared a delicious brunch and friendship. Ten Associates who live in Muskegon, Associate Director Lisa Mitchell from Grand Rapids, and Sr. Ann Porter […]

  • Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids Inclusion Committee Introduction

    Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids Inclusion Committee Introduction

    February 27, 2019

    In late 2018, the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids reorganized the committee working on diversity, inclusion, and racial equity across the Marywood campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Renamed the Inclusion Team, this group of staff and Sisters is re-examining goals and outlining strategies to further the work of dismantling racism and building a truly inclusive campus. Meeting […]

  • Dominican Call to Justice–Think Globally, Act Locally, A Reflection with Lisa Mitchell

    Dominican Call to Justice–Think Globally, Act Locally, A Reflection with Lisa Mitchell

    November 7, 2018

    I am a member of the National Dominican Associate Directors (NDAD) which meets annually at one of the congregations of our Dominican Family. I just returned from Sparkill, New York, where we met from October 26-28. This is a time for the directors to share information and to talk about issues affecting Associates and Sisters. […]

  • Committed Dominican Associates Welcomed

    Committed Dominican Associates Welcomed

    August 4, 2018

    On the eve of August 3, 2018, in Dominican Chapel/Marywood, we prayerfully welcome our 2018 Dominican Associates. We gratefully honor the Dominican Sister and Associate mentors who guided them on their journey of discernment through the Dominican pillars of prayer, study, community, and service. And we extend our special thanks to Associates Fran Georgeff, Teri […]

  • Care of Creation Committee: Commit to Use Less Plastic

    Care of Creation Committee: Commit to Use Less Plastic

    July 11, 2018

    The Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids’ Care of Creation Committee continues to invite us to a challenge ourselves to commit to using less disposable plastic and to reduce single-use plastic. With these actions, we join many communities connected with the Catholic Climate Covenant who throughout the summer are encouraging Catholic communities to engage in projects to save […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Celebrating Care of Earth and Life

    Sister Inspiration: Celebrating Care of Earth and Life

    April 13, 2018

    Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids are in love with God’s creation and celebrate, steward, and protect it. Each of our Dominican Sisters, our Dominican Associates, and our employees articulate stewardship is a core value. Through action, study, reflection, and prayer, each one of us has adopted personal eco-justice intentions. We value making time to study, […]