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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August 18, 2016 / Thursday - August 18, 2016 / Thursday

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Creative Transformation: Finding Clarity Within Chaos

There are times in our lives we may have been overwhelmed with the load we carry, during that moment things may appear to be messy and...


August 25, 2016 / Thursday - August 25, 2016 / Thursday

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Creatively Reaching Social Justice

Beginning a conversation or taking action on social justice issues can be challenging; words or meanings may get tied up in...


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

9:30am - 4:30pm

Foundations in Spirituality

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