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  • Mindy Hills Named Director of Dominican Center Marywood at Aquinas College

    Mindy Hills Named Director of Dominican Center Marywood at Aquinas College

    August 2, 2022

    The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids named Dr. Mindy Hills new director of Dominican Center Marywood at Aquinas College. Mindy is passionate about the ministry of Dominican Center and looks forward to helping it to grow and develop new programming while maintaining the quality programs offered in person and virtually. She is dedicated to the […]

  • The Yearly Return of Life: Lent

    The Yearly Return of Life: Lent

    March 2, 2022

    Is it time for Lent again? It seems like the year just flies by. No one ever says: Is it time for Spring again? We long for the melting of the ice and snow revealing the frozen ground and the dead, dried-up leaves. Because under that mulch the snowdrops and the crocuses are pushing up […]

  • O Wisdom “Seek wisdom, look around, see it everywhere”

    O Wisdom “Seek wisdom, look around, see it everywhere”

    December 17, 2021

    Wisdom is better than jewelry; no treasures can compare with her. Oh! Wisdom, how we need you now more than ever! You, Sophia, the breath, the power of God, the feminine face of God. Come and show your people the way to salvation. Below, the reading from Proverbs is one of several books of wisdom […]

  • Dominican Center ~ New Place, New Name, New Opportunities

    Dominican Center ~ New Place, New Name, New Opportunities

    December 15, 2021

    A Message From Sister Diane Zerfas Dear Friends, You are an important part of who we are! So we want to share some exciting news — and pictures! We Are Moving! Dominican Center at Marywood, a ministry of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, is moving west down the street from the Marywood Campus at […]

  • Dominican Center at Marywood Relocating to Aquinas College

    Dominican Center at Marywood Relocating to Aquinas College

    December 13, 2021

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI – December 13, 2021 . . . Dominican Center at Marywood, a ministry of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, is moving west down the street from the Marywood Campus at 2025 Fulton Street East to the Aquinas College campus at 1700 Fulton Street East. “Come January 3, 2022, Dominican Center Marywood […]

  • A Thanksgiving Prayer

    A Thanksgiving Prayer

    November 18, 2021

    “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is Thank You, it will be enough.” ~ Meister Eckhart, Dominican theologian and mystic   Today, we lift our minds and hearts in Thanksgiving. For the Gift of Life: its births, deaths, and rebirths that foster our growth, its letting go and holding on […]

  • ADVENTure ~ Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    ADVENTure ~ Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    November 9, 2021

    Our annual ADVENTure event with the Dominican Sisters and friends is a free online Zoom event on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at 7:00 pm. Please join us for an ADVENTure filled with joy, hope, and promise. Through prayer, songs, and words of encouragement, we will celebrate all that is good in our world, and in […]

  • Everything is as it Should Be

    Everything is as it Should Be

    October 28, 2021

    Acceptance is the currency of love. ~ Teal Swan Everything is as it should be is a sentiment sometimes viewed as outrageous — profane, even. When we are inundated with news from around the globe — and from right here at home — that includes senseless shootings, the COVID-19 crisis, harrowing acts of war, a […]

  • Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration 2021

    Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration 2021

    October 28, 2021

    Join us for the Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration as we come together to give thanks for the blessings we have received. Monday, November 22 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm Join this event online. The livestream will be available at www.InterfaithUnderstanding.org at the time of the event. Prayers, music, sacred writings, reflections, and meditation will be woven […]

  • Right Relationship ~ Anchored by the Rosary

    Right Relationship ~ Anchored by the Rosary

    October 20, 2021

    We welcome those of all faiths to deepen their spirituality through Dominican Center. Discover what prayer practices feed your soul. May you find hope and encouragement and return again and again to the sacred spaces and practices that lead to deepening spirituality and transformation. My dearest Mother Mary, behold me, your child, in prayer at […]