News and Events

What’s New:


See what’s new in and around St. Ann’s in the Oct 2017 Scoop

Or check these calendars
Mary’s Haven October 2017 Calendar
Joachim’s Place October 2017 Calendar

St. Ann’s will celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin carving contest. Residents and friends will be invited to vote on the most creative. And staff will be invited to join a costume contest on Halloween.
St. Ann’s is kicking off the prevention season with flu shots for staff and residents.


The Carmelite Sisters, DCJ, extend an open invitation to spend a weekend with them,
to discern whether God is calling you?
Learn more


Standing Events and Opportunities:

Each year St. Ann’s residents, families and staff create new memories during an ever growing list of annual events held on and off the campus. The list includes:

  • Holy Day celebrations
  • Special Masses and Liturgies
  • Participation in the annual Alzheimer’s Walk in nearby downtown Grand Rapids
  • The “I Run for the Nuns” 5k run / walk / stroll around campus
  • St. Ann’s Annual Community Carnival
  • Annual Veteran’s Day celebration on the lawns
  • Antique Car Show
  • Local Pulaski Day and Santa Parade participation

These annual events are complimented by an active and dynamic schedule of weekly and one-time events published every month for residents and staff in our monthly newsletter. Open the November 2016 Mary’s Haven Calendar or the November 2016 Joachim’s Place Calendar