Sister Megan McElroy

  • 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 […]

  • Can We Talk?

    Can We Talk?

    November 27, 2019

    I attended a conference last October where the speakers discussed the way we talk to one another. They used phrases like “language creates reality,” “brutalization of language,” and “crisis of conversation.” We often equate an opinion with the person and somehow question the person’s right to even exist. This is contrary to Catholic Social Teaching […]