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Pastor blends beer, theology in new book

by (AnnByle)

Submitted 11-06-2012 under OPINION

Bryan Berghoef was born in Grand Rapids and lived in West Michigan for most of his growing-up years. His most recent Michigan home was Traverse City, where pub theology discussions at Right Brain Brewery over the last several years inspired the book...

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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 Golfer's Prayer Book

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 07-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

by: Rosemary Steers, Communications Specialist Sister Dorothy Ederer has been a member of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids since 1965. She taught junior high school for 14 years, receiving several awards for teaching excellence. She spent...

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You ARE Lovable -- Believe It!

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 07-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

Last month's talent for living in a community was appreciating our own unique qualities. Remember? "As different as different can be."  That leads us right into this month's talent - the gift of believing we are lovable.  Those who have a...

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Public Invited to 14th Annual DIA Events

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 06-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Dominican Institute for the Arts (DIA) is sponsoring two inspiring and life-changing events that are part of the DIA's 14th Annual Gathering of Dominican Artists: 1) A retreat for artists and those who appreciate art;...

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As Different As Different Can Be

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 05-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

Rachel and Kaitlyn were born on the same day, of the same parents, raised in the same environment; yet as you can see - on their birthday bikes, at three years of age, they are as different as different can be.  Even the most cursory look...

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Speak Out!

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 02-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

A Talent for Speaking  An ancient Chinese saying gives this advice: “It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open mouth and remove all doubt.” This may have been good advice in ancient China, medieval monasteries or our...

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Listen!

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 01-14-2010 under NONPROFITS

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. ~Epictetus (or Diogenes according to some sources)  This is the first in a series of eight brief reflections written by Sister Mary Navarre, OP. A long-time...

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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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