Sandra Delgado

  • Friends Gathered for MEET UP and We Made Lots of Joyful Noise

    Friends Gathered for MEET UP and We Made Lots of Joyful Noise

    June 23, 2022

    “It is wonderful to see all of you on our campus. It’s been a long time! We’ve missed your presence with us!” a tearful, heart-FULL Sr. Janet Brown said as she welcomed friends to prayer. “We are fed and nourished by your friendships.” On Tuesday, June 21, we were delighted to welcome friends to our […]

  • Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids Follow Historic Cross to New Home

    Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids Follow Historic Cross to New Home

    February 23, 2022

    On Sunday, February 13, during Mass in Dominican Chapel/ Marywood, Sisters surrounded a wooden cross placed in front of the altar at the last Eucharist the community would celebrate in this sacred space. This cross has been with us in each of our motherhouses – in Traverse City where we were founded in 1877; to […]

  • Grotto at Marywood Links with St. Francis Sculpture and Prayer Garden

    Grotto at Marywood Links with St. Francis Sculpture and Prayer Garden

    October 27, 2021

    The Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids, working with Instruments of Hope, is excited to announce that the Sister’s grotto on the front lawn of Marywood is now linked to the beautiful paths found in the St. Francis Sculpture Garden for Prayer and Meditation. During the summer, Instruments of Hope with landscape architects and craftsmen redesigned the spatial […]

  • Mission & Ministry Summer 2021: The Treasure of Time

    Mission & Ministry Summer 2021: The Treasure of Time

    August 30, 2021

    Heroes Work Here “Among the frontline workers whom we consider heroes are all of our employees. In the Summer 2021 issue of Mission & Ministry, we are saying thank you to each and every staff member. We are blessed by those who care for us as much as they care for their families. It is […]

  • Saturday Inspiration: Deep Listening

    Saturday Inspiration: Deep Listening

    November 6, 2020

    Scripture tells us that each human being is precious in the eyes of God; named before we were even born. Seeing one another through Christ’s eyes and treating each other as Christ would is our precious gift back to God and to one another. As Dominicans, we strive to live contemplatively. For it is from […]

  • Marywood Campus News: Ownership of Motherhouse to Change

    Marywood Campus News: Ownership of Motherhouse to Change

    July 20, 2020

    Contact: Mary McLoughlin (616) 698-0748, mobile: (616) 340-3784, Mary.T.McLoughlin2015@gmail.com DOMINICAN SISTERS ~ GRAND RAPIDS WILL TRANSITION OWNERSHIP OF ITS “MOTHERHOUSE” TO DEVELOPERS TO RENOVATE INTO AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR SENIORS The Iconic Motherhouse – the Stately Center Structure of Marywood Campus – Currently Houses Dominican Chapel/Marywood, Dominican Center, and Housing for Sisters GRAND RAPIDS, MI July […]

  • Saturday Story: Hearts Open for YOU

    Saturday Story: Hearts Open for YOU

    July 10, 2020

    Each day, the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids share a Blessing with you. Our prayer is that it inspires you to open your heart to God’s presence in your life. On Saturdays, our stories uplift, inform, and encourage contemplation and prayer. We are in awe of the hundreds of friends who walk with us in these ways. […]

  • Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids Lament Untimely COVID-19 Deaths and Injustice

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids Lament Untimely COVID-19 Deaths and Injustice

    June 1, 2020

    Be present as you are able. Be prayerful wherever you might be. On Monday, June 1, Dominican Sisters and employees gathered at a safe distance to mourn and lament lives lost. We tolled the bell in our Pear Garden, mourning those who have lost their lives to COVID-19. We lament the death of George Floyd […]

  • Preaching – Ascension – May 24, 2020

    Preaching – Ascension – May 24, 2020

    May 24, 2020

    Acts 1:1-11; Responsorial Psalm 47; Ephesians 1:17-23; Gospel Acclamation Matthew 28:19A & 20B; Matthew 28:16-20 May the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, give you a Spirit of wisdom and revelation resulting in knowledge of him.  What knowledge is Paul referring to by greeting the Ephesians with this sentence? In today’s […]

  • Saturday Story: Finding Ways to Shine Light In the Dark

    Saturday Story: Finding Ways to Shine Light In the Dark

    April 24, 2020

    For most of us, we have likely never lived in a world that is so aware of sanitizing everything as we are today. We wash our hands constantly and use sanitizer when we can’t wash. We are wiping every surface that can be touched. We are wearing face masks to help protect others in case […]