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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Farm to Altar Table Workshop

September 24, 2017 / Sunday

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This workshop makes the connection between the bread on the altar table to what arises from the soil; linking farmers, farm practices...


Encountering Saint Paul the Difficult ~ Did Paul Really Say That?

October 07, 2017 / Saturday

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

It is said that Saint Paul, authored more than 10 letters in the New Testament Letters that bestow a sacred wisdom that continue to...


A Conversation with Dr. Benjamin Mast

October 11, 2017 / Wednesday

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Through the personal stories of those affected and the loved ones who care for them, Dr. Benjamin Mast highlights the power of the...