Mary Catherine Fodrocy

  • 100th Anniversary of Laying of Cornerstone of Motherhouse at Marywood

    100th Anniversary of Laying of Cornerstone of Motherhouse at Marywood

    June 11, 2021

    On June 14, 1917, the Congregation purchased land at the corner of Fulton Street and Lakeside and plans for the building of a long anticipated Motherhouse began. Three years later, 100 years ago, on June 5, 1921, the cornerstone of the building atop the hill on Fulton Street in Grand Rapids was laid. In honor […]

  • Inspired to Serve: Mary Catherine Fodrocy, OP and Dorena Gonzalez, OP

    Inspired to Serve: Mary Catherine Fodrocy, OP and Dorena Gonzalez, OP

    October 10, 2018

    It was May when Sisters Dorena Gonzalez and Mary Catherine Fodrocy were inspired to attend the Who is My Neighbor? series at St. Alphonsus Parish. The series is about real people, real stories, and real life and was created to bring deeper understanding about people, life circumstances, and world views. Since then, both Sisters’ fellowship […]

  • Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2017 Jubilarians

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids 2017 Jubilarians

    April 1, 2017

    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 […]