Prayer, growth, transformation for people of all faiths

A Ministry of the Dominican Sisters

Learning and collaboration in an inclusive, hospitable environment

A Ministry of the Dominican Sisters

A hospitable environment for fostering learning and growth of persons, communities, and organizations

A Ministry of the Dominican Sisters

Discover places and resources for inspiration, learning, and contemplative practices

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

Center for Spirituality

Begin or continue your journey into spiritual wholeness


Learning Programs

Connect with yourself and your faith through a program or event


Meetings & Conferences

Schedule a meeting or event in one of our inspirational spaces


Sacred Spaces at Marywood

Visit Marywood’s many sacred spaces to find solitude and peace


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Nonviolence Skills Training Workshop

September 17, 2016 / Saturday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Be part of the peaceful solution and learn the skills necessary for nonviolent peacemaking and violence de-escalation in this full day...


Foundations in Spirituality

September 17, 2016 / Saturday - May 20, 2017 / Saturday

9:30am - 4:30pm

Dominican Center’s Foundations in Spirituality course is a serious reflective study of the saints and great spiritual teachers of the...


Walking Prayer: An Evening of Meditation and Prayer

September 23, 2016 / Friday

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Have you ever participated in prayer or meditation while walking in an outdoor space? This form of contemplative practice helps deepen...