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Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids

Imagine Peace - Part Four

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Submitted 03-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

This brief video is Part Four of four short meditative pieces called Imagine Peace produced through a collaborative effort by members of the Preaching through Media Committee of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids.  The series is called...

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Imagine Peace - Part Three

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 03-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

This brief video is Part Three of four short meditative pieces called Imagine Peace produced through a collaborative effort by members of the Preaching through Media Committee of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids.  The series is called...

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Imagine Peace - Part One

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Submitted 03-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

This brief video is one of four short meditative pieces produced through a collaborative effort by all members of the Preaching through Media Committee of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids. Sister Barbara Hansen,...

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Sister Barbara Hansen begins ninth year on GRTV

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Submitted 02-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

GRTV has been producing NPO Showcase on LiveWire Channel 24 since February, 2002.  The show was envisioned by former GRTV Station Manager, Chuck Peterson and  originally hosted jointly by Joel VanKuiken and Dominican Sister ...

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When Time Stopped

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Submitted 01-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

HIROSHIMA-NAGASAKI ATOMIC BOMB PHOTO POSTER EXHIBITION From February 21 through March 14, 2010, the Culture of Peace Committee of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids is sponsoring several events organized by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in...

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Who ‘Gots’ Us Now?

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 11-10-2009 under NONPROFITS

In November, I think of Tony. I was teaching then, and he was one of the difficult students in my class. His parents were going through a bitter divorce – so I tried to be patient with him as he wreaked havoc in our classroom. One day, he came in...

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That There May Be Peace - An Invitation

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Submitted 10-28-2009 under NONPROFITS

From February 21 through March 14, 2010, The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, Culture of Peace Committee will host the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Poster Exhibit at Dominican Center at Marywood.  Running concurrently with the poster exhibit...

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Dominican Sister Supports MDGS at the United Nations

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Submitted 10-13-2009 under NONPROFITS

In the year 2000, the United States along with 188 other members of the United Nations, enthusiastically signed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs set forth eight major goals: achieve universal primary education, promote gender...

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On Waking Up

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Submitted 09-22-2009 under NONPROFITS

By Rosemary Steers Y.M. Foster (a/k/a Sister Yvonne Greiner OP) grew up in Hart, Michigan, the youngest of eight children born to Carrie (Foster) Greiner and Leo H. Greiner. The cover of her second book, “Living with Grace”, displays a tree dressed...

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We the People

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 09-21-2009 under NONPROFITS

Three groups of extraordinary local volunteers have been working together to assist adult immigrants gain the skills needed to become US citizens. The WORD Project ESL, Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) and Cooley Law School volunteers have been...

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