Sister Joan Thomas, OP
Sister Joan Thomas is a member of the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids liturgical team where she helps plan liturgy, leads the Dominican Chapel Choir, and provides piano accompaniment during liturgy. She performed with the Mellow D’s, a musical group that shared their love of music during the 1960s and 1970s. Many still recognize the Mello D’s multi-part vocals with instrumental backups of piano, guitars, bass and drums.
Sister Joan holds a bachelor's degree from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as well as a master's degree from the University of Illinois. Her ministries have included teaching, leadership, organization, and marketing. She treasures the many opportunities to engage in the lives and hearts of people across our country – and believes that together they have made a difference in the world.