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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Beyond Trauma & Grief: Transforming our Wounds into Wholeness and Love

April 28, 2017 / Friday - April 29, 2017 / Saturday

Loss is an unfortunate yet unavoidable part of our life and love pursuits. Inevitably, hardships are compounded when trauma is involved...


A Journey Back to the Center

May 06, 2017 / Saturday

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Our community and our nation long for compassion and opportunities to embrace unity. When differences cause fear and unrest rather than...


Journey into Silence Summer Retreat

June 04, 2017 / Sunday - June 09, 2017 / Friday

5:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Silence the world around you. Silence the world within you. Silence the thoughts that shout out to you. In the stillness hear God’s...