New Mexico

  • Funeral Services for Sister Antonita Vigil OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Antonita Vigil OP

    April 11, 2022

    Sister Antonita Vigil OP entered eternal life on April 7, 2022 at the age of 99 years after 83 years of religious life. We commend Sister Antonita to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Friday, April 8 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass: Saturday, April 9 at 10:00 am Chapel of […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Chela Gonzalez, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Chela Gonzalez, OP

    February 7, 2020

    My entire work life has been in ministry – and I always aspired to do ministry at the diocesan level. And because I have such a love for study and learning, I took courses, earned certificates, attended workshops, and pursued advanced degrees in theology, formation and spirituality — in order to better prepare myself for […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Quiet Activist Angelina Abeyta, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Quiet Activist Angelina Abeyta, OP

    January 31, 2020

    In the early 1980s, Sister Angelina Abeyta’s attention was on the turmoil in Central America. Grand Rapids Dominican Sister Angelina recalled: “A Sister of Charity Missionary shared first-hand experiences of the turmoil in the countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. She showed us graphic photos of mutilated bodies, the activity of death squads. It […]

  • Going Where Help is Needed: Support at the U.S. Border and Beyond

    Going Where Help is Needed: Support at the U.S. Border and Beyond

    June 27, 2019

    For the past five months, Ada Dominguez, OP has been volunteering one day a week to help with the steady flow of people arriving in the United States. She volunteers in Albuquerque at a location coordinated by Albuquerque Interfaith. She is joined in effort and prayer by Sister Eva Silva and Dolorita Martinez, as well […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Eva Silva, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Eva Silva, OP

    June 14, 2019

    My primary role in my ministry as a psychotherapist is to be the listener and privileged witness to the stories people share. CG Jung had these words inscribed over the entrance to his house in Kusnacht. It is the same knowing that I have, as I welcome a client into my office. Bidden or not, […]

  • Services for Sister Ann Thielen, OP

    Services for Sister Ann Thielen, OP

    January 7, 2019

    Sister Ann Thielen entered eternal life on January 5, 2019 at the age of 84 after 59 years of religious life. We commend Sister Ann to your prayers. Remembering Service: Tuesday, January 8 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Wednesday, January 9 at 11:00 am Dominican Chapel at Marywood Both nurse and […]

  • Merry Christmas to all of God’s Children from the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids

    Merry Christmas to all of God’s Children from the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids

    December 21, 2018

    This painting of St Francis of Assisi Church in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico is by artist Olga Atencio Garcia. The image appears on our Congregation’s 2018 Christmas card with this message: May your spirit arise and quicken with the Good News of the angels: God our Light is born in our midst bringing peace, […]

  • Services for Sister Phyllis Lopez, OP

    Services for Sister Phyllis Lopez, OP

    October 22, 2018

    Sister Phyllis Lopez entered eternal life on October 20, 2018 at the age of 85 after 64 years of religious life. We commend Sister Phyllis to your prayers. Remembering Service: Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Wednesday, October 24 at 11:00 am Dominican Chapel at Marywood Sr. Phyllis’ life […]

  • Eileen Jaramillo, OP Honored by New Mexico VA

    Eileen Jaramillo, OP Honored by New Mexico VA

    August 2, 2018

    Stewarding God’s Grace The theme was “Volunteers are the HEART of Our Team”. Attendees at the New Mexico Veterans’ Administration Healthcare System Volunteer Recognition Celebration on July 23, 2018, enjoyed a wonderful banquet honoring the volunteers who give their time and compassion every day to our veterans. Sister Eileen Jaramillo, O.P., of Albuquerque, was one […]