Verona Wangler

  • Sister Inspiration: Is this all there is?

    Sister Inspiration: Is this all there is?

    September 18, 2020

    At the age of 96, Sr. Verona Wangler shares this thought. At 19, she says she was “drafted” into vowed religious life by Dominican Sister Cecile Byrne. Sr. Cecile had observed the young girl since she had transferred to St. Joseph School, West Branch, for seventh grade, having begged her parents to go to Catholic […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Verona Wangler, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Verona Wangler, OP

    June 21, 2019

    People are Just People One of the most important things I’ve learned from this project is that the differences between people don’t really matter as much as we think they do. The gap in age between me and Sister Verona, about 74 years, has faded into the background of our interactions. When we talk, I […]

  • Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids Celebrate Jubilee 2018

    Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids Celebrate Jubilee 2018

    June 22, 2018

    A Jubilee is an anniversary when we honor a Sister and reflect on her unique contributions to our lives. We tell  stories, share what we’ve learned from and with one another, and reflect on our joys and sorrows. We celebrate! We honor each Dominican Sister and the ways that she has shared her God-given gifts […]