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Catalyst Radio: Interview with Dominican sisters, anti-nuclear weapons activists

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-23-2018 under NONPROFITS

Host Cindy Kamp speaks with sisters Ardeth Platte and Carol Gilbert, Roman Catholic Dominican sisters from Grand Rapids. The sisters have worked with the ploughshares movement to promote peace and oppose war, particularly nuclear arms. Both women...

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Nuns and Nones: Conversation at intersection of contemporary religious, secular life

by (Katie Gordon)

Submitted 04-11-2017 under OPINION

A few months ago, I wrote two articles on the trend in American religious life that has been dubbed by Pew Research as “the Rise of the ‘Nones.’” This language of the “Nones” is an umbrella term meant to...

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Traverse City students practice faith by packing potatoes in Comstock Park

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 04-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Each year 3-4,000 volunteers serve at Feeding America West Michigan. For much of the past decade, that number has included about 100 fifth graders from Immaculate Conception Elementary School, part of the Grand Traverse Area Catholic School system....

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Something for everyone at Dominican Center in July

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

PARABLES ON FIRE: WHY JESUS TAUGHT ALMOST ENTIRELY USING PARABLES  086-100 Presenter: Joachim Lally, CSP, Paulist Priest, Artist, Musician Day/Date/Time: Tuesday, July 8; 7:00-9:00 p.m.Mark 4:34 states that Jesus in his public ministry only...

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Tuesday Tabletalk: Interfaith Dinner and Dialogue

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 04-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood invites you to participate in an interfaith dialogue on May 20 at Tuesday Tabletalk. Participants dine at round tables comprised of persons from varying faith traditions. The evening will include a brief...

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Exploring the Catholic Tradition

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood  is introducing a new and ongoing series of monthly programs, each of which will explore an aspect of the Catholic faith and practices. Open to all who are interested in learning more about Catholicism, there will...

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New Grand Rapids Bishop ordained, installed

by (erictank)

Submitted 06-24-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

An Episcopal mass at the Cathedral of St. Andrew was the setting for the ordination and installation of His Excellency The Most Reverand David John Walkowiak on June 18. Due to the high profile nature and packed-to-capacity arena of this event, I...

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Dominican Center at Marywood hosts pilgrimage to sacred places in Spain

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 02-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Dominican Center at Marywood, a ministry of Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids in Michigan, celebrates The Year of Faith with the church by sponsoring a tour of Spain, the land of St. Dominic de Guzman (13th century founder of the Dominican Order...

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Women of God

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 10-11-2012 under NONPROFITS

Women of God: Catholic Sisters in the United StatesPresenter: Mary Navarre, OPDate and Time: Saturday, October 27; 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Cost: $35.00 - To register online CLICK HERE , or by phone at the DCM Front Desk at 616.454.1241 (Option 5...

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The Grand Rapids Latino student achievement gap

by (San Juan Diego ...)

Submitted 02-25-2012 under NONPROFITS

Data from the Grand Rapids Public Schools shows that Latino students test scores lag behind their peers more each year as they progress academically. In third grade, according to MEAP scores, Latino students rank near the average. Latino student...

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