Thanksgiving

  • A Thanksgiving Prayer

    A Thanksgiving Prayer

    November 24, 2021

    “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is Thank You, it will be enough.” ~ Meister Eckhart, Dominican theologian and mystic Today, we lift our minds and hearts in Thanksgiving. For the Gift of Life: its births, deaths, and rebirths that foster our growth, its letting go and holding on that […]

  • Sister Inspiration: A Prayer That We May All Be Thanks-Giving People

    Sister Inspiration: A Prayer That We May All Be Thanks-Giving People

    November 27, 2019

    Each time we celebrate at the Eucharistic table Our hearts are broken open in Gratitude For the Love You lavish on us, O God. At our own tables of Hospitality today, We ask You, our Grace-ious God To fashion us into A Thanks-giving people, A For-Giving people, A Saints-giving people, A Care-giving people. May our […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Contemplating God’s Blessings

    Sister Inspiration: Contemplating God’s Blessings

    November 21, 2019

    In these days leading up to Thanksgiving, we contemplate God’s many blessings, shared day in and day out.  For family and friends who en-courage us, For messengers of God who re-direct us, For our Body’s healing power, For the gifts of neighbors freely shared, For strangers who awaken us to newness, For the response-ibility to […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Seasons of Thankfulness for Educators in Michigan

    Sister Inspiration: Seasons of Thankfulness for Educators in Michigan

    November 15, 2019

    In 1940, the parish of Holy Cross in the little town  of St. James, Beaver Island, in Northern Michigan was the setting for a small Thanksgiving Feast. Pictured from, left to right are Sisters Gilbert Popp, Agnes Dominic Roberge, and Leah Dorion, and a fourth Sister, missioned to teach at the Island’s only school. Winter’s […]

  • A Blessing for You on this Saturday After Thanksgiving

    A Blessing for You on this Saturday After Thanksgiving

    November 22, 2017

    Puzzling is one of the contemplative practices enjoyed by Sisters at Marywood. The puzzle table attracts the diligent puzzlers and the drop-in puzzlers. The Korson Sisters: David Therese, Lydia, and Peter Mary are great puzzle fans. Sister Carmella Conway is also a regular. Sisters Margaret Kienstra and Carol Ann Nowak are avid puzzlers. Sister Linda […]

  • Thanksgiving Mass with Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids

    Thanksgiving Mass with Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids

    November 8, 2017

    The public is invited to join the Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids and Sunday Assembly at Dominican Chapel at Marywood on Thursday, Nov. 26 at 10:30 am for Thanksgiving Mass. We welcome Father Greg Heille, OP to help us celebrate this season of Thanksgiving. He is a true friend and colleague of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand […]