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  • Advent Week 1 Reflection: The Rule of Law

    Advent Week 1 Reflection: The Rule of Law

    November 29, 2021

    Bible readings: Jer: 33:14–16, Ps: 24, 1 Thes 3:12– 4:2, Luke 21: 25-28, 34–36 The liturgical year begins in Advent. The Latin word refers to “the one who comes”, who is the Messiah. The entire biblical Old Testament is the story of one hope. The prophet Jeremiah recalls on the first Sunday of Advent that […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Patrice Konwinski, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Patrice Konwinski, OP

    December 31, 2020

    Sister Patrice Konwinski, OP entered eternal life on December 30, 2020 at the age of 83 after 62 years of religious life. We commend Sister Patrice to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Sunday, January 3 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Monday, January 4 at 10:00 am Dominican Chapel at […]

  • Ardeth Platte, OP, Will Be Remembered as a Prophet of Peace

    Ardeth Platte, OP, Will Be Remembered as a Prophet of Peace

    September 30, 2020

    For Immediate Release GRAND RAPIDS, MI – September 30, 2020 – Ardeth Platte, OP: justice preacher, peace seeker, teacher, compassionate neighbor and friend stood with people on the margins—God’s people—and helped to lift up their cries again and again, each and every day. As the sun rose this morning, we discovered that God called home […]

  • Prayer Intention with Sister Helen Bueche, OP

    Prayer Intention with Sister Helen Bueche, OP

    March 6, 2020

    Daily Prayer Intention: I pray that the spirit of love transforms our world community. To see and acknowledge the Divine Presence within each person, all situations and all creation. Living the spirit of love… listening, accepting respecting, understanding kindness, compassion This love-force empowers the dignity and worth of all creation providing a fruitful sustainable life […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Three Sisters Conway Lived The Word of God

    Sister Inspiration: Three Sisters Conway Lived The Word of God

    January 10, 2020

    “When I became a teacher, I loved my kids. During parent teacher conferences, I only had good things to say, and if there was something bad, I’d try to make it into something good,” said Carmella Conway, OP. “My dream is that there will be true peace in each person in the community; that we […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Carmella Conway, OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Carmella Conway, OP

    January 2, 2020

    Sister Carmella Conway, OP entered eternal life on January 2, 2020 at the age of 97 after 78 years of religious life. We commend Sister Carmella to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service: Monday, January 6 at 7:00 pm Dominican Chapel at Marywood Funeral Mass: Tuesday, January 7 at 11:00 am Dominican Chapel at […]

  • Barbara Reid, OP Honored for Pioneering Work in Feminist Biblical Studies

    Barbara Reid, OP Honored for Pioneering Work in Feminist Biblical Studies

    December 19, 2019

    Barbara Reid, OP Honored for Pioneering Work in Feminist Biblical Studies On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, Sr. Barbara Reid, OP, was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Graz in Austria for her pioneering work in feminist biblical studies. Her role in creation of the Wisdom Commentary series was especially noted. Of the first […]

  • Learn About the Tradition and Significance of O Antiphons, A Program at Dominican Center

    Learn About the Tradition and Significance of O Antiphons, A Program at Dominican Center

    December 2, 2019

    If you have ever wondered about the beautiful tradition of O Antiphons, Sister Mary Catherine Fodrocy, OP  has prepared a program especially for you. “O Antiphons: The Tradition and Significance” of the 7 Nights of Prayer is at Dominican Center Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:00-11:30am. The O Antiphons are short, Scripture-based Advent prayers from the Middle […]

  • Holy Land Retreat 2020 with Biblical Scholars Reid and Hoppe

    Holy Land Retreat 2020 with Biblical Scholars Reid and Hoppe

    December 2, 2019

    Join biblical scholars Sr. Barbara Reid, OP and Fr. Leslie Hoppe, OFM this summer for a retreat in the Holy Land from June 25-July 6, 2020. This retreat experience is for those who wish to reflect on the Scriptures while viewing the biblical landscape. With the guidance of Fr. Leslie Hoppe, OFM and Sr. Barbara […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Dorothy Ederer, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Dorothy Ederer, OP

    November 1, 2019

    See the Person Before You “It is a mistake to stereotype women who are at risk, addicted to drugs, prostituted, or living on the street,” cautions Catholic Chaplain Dorothy Ederer, OP. Sister Dorothy counsels women as young as 18 up to age 65. Lately the majority at Holy Cross Services in Lansing and Corcoran House […]