That which you are seeking is seeking you. ~ Rumi

A Ministry of the Dominican Sisters

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A Ministry of the Dominican Sisters

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A Ministry of the Dominican Sisters

Throughout our 25th Anniversary Year, join us for study, dialogue, and collaboration.

A Ministry of the Dominican Sisters

Still the ordinary rhythms of life with the simplicity of a retreat.

A Ministry of the Dominican Sisters

Welcome to Dominican Center at Marywood

A spirituality and conference center located on the peaceful 34-acre Marywood campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

A Ministry of the Dominican Sisters

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Sacred Spaces at Marywood

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He Explained to Them the Scriptures: Spring Preached Retreat at Marywood

May 28, 2019 / Tuesday - June 01, 2019 / Saturday

Father Mark Dean, OMI, writes: As the disciples walked along the road to Emmaus (cf. Lk 24: 13f) they were joined by a stranger who...

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From Garden to Vineyard: The Forgiving Victim ~What We Learned Along the Way in Our Journey with Jesus

May 30, 2019 / Thursday

6:30pm - 8:30pm

To understand Jesus as the Forgiving Victim, Father Mark Dean, OMI, uses the work of René Girard and James Alison to look at how we...

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From Homelands to Strange Lands

June 15, 2019 / Saturday

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Why are people fleeing from homelands for strange lands? What are the root causes of migration today? Disease, disaster, economic...

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