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Come to Dominican Center for the fifth annual Sage-ing Fair: an opportunity to relax, be refreshed and experience some of the wonderful opportunities here at DCM.
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Experience DCM's 5th Annual Sage-ing Fair

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Foot Massage

Foot Massage

Parrafin Hand Treatment

Parrafin Hand Treatment

On Saturday, March 24th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., we invite you to come experience some of the bodyworks modalities and programs that Dominican Center at Marywood (DCM) has to offer in the peaceful, serene atmosphere that is DCM. Events that will be offered this year - the fifth annual Sage-ing Fair - are:

  • Lavender Foot Bath - a soothing foot washing to relax your whole body;
  • Paraffin Hand Treatment - smooth the winter cares away;
  • Mini-massage (three practitioners onsite) - opportunities to experience some of the modalities that our practitioners offer here at DCM;
  • Food Presentation - raw food demonstration by Cathy Ostema (not sushi);
  • Alexander Technique - teaches the ability to improve physical postural habits, particularly those that have become ingrained or are conditioned responses. The purpose is to improve performance, self observation and impulse control and relieve chronic stiffness, tension and stress.
  • Art - presented by Zulema Moret of GVSU - Zulema Moret will guide you in creative, prayerful experiences;
  • Labyrinth - a meditative walk along the winding path of the labyrinth, leading you inward to your center and back out again with renewed intention for daily living;
  • Taize - Sister Joan Thomas will invite you to experience the phenomenal rhythms of music, life, and the Word;
  • Lexio Devina - Traditionally, Lectio Divina has 4 separate steps: read, meditate, pray and contemplate. First a passage of Scripture is read, then its meaning is reflected upon. This is followed by prayer and contemplation on the Word of God.
  • Prayer Movement - praising God with our bodies.
  • The Awakening Universe - a brief DVD followed by discussions about our potential to transform our sense of separation, isoloation and alienation into one of connection , commonality and communion.

Registration fee for the event is $25.00, which covers all of the above and and the cost of your lunch.The luncheon menu includes: Santa Fe Chicken Salad (Romaine, grilled chicken, tomatoes, black beans, green onions, black olives, cheddar cheese, crispy tortilla strips) served with Ranchero Dressing. (Guests will build their own salad in casse they want to avoid a certain ingredient.), Homemade Chicken & Rice Soup, Homemade Bread Sticks, Cookies and standard beverages.

Methods of registration:

  1. Register online at the DCM website at:
  2. Phone: Call 616-454-1241 (Option 5) and mention program # 086-027 (Sage-ing Fair).

This has been a very popular program in the past, and so we urge you to get your registrations in early. We look forward to helping you discover the offerings available year-round at Dominican Center. While you are here, browse through the Bookstore and the Marywood Art Gallery - all located on the ground level of the Marywood building.

Parking is free in our Lakeside Drive, NE parking lot and the building is barrier free. If you need additional directions, please call our front desk receptionists at 616-454-1241 (Option 5).

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