Susanne Tracy OP
Staff Chaplain and Public Speaker at Spectrum Health
Sister Sue Tracy, OP, has been a Grand Rapids Dominican Sister for over 50 years. Her former ministries include being a teacher, vocation director, parish minister, hospital pastoral care director and director of holistic health. Since 2000 she has served as an oncology chaplain at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids where she offers spiritual care to those coping with cancer plus their families. She is a four time cancer survivor/thriver (breast cancer twice, Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, skin cancer).
Sister Sue is a local, state and national speaker on a variety of topics and a certified laughter leader with the World Laughter Tour. She is a contributing author in Chicken Soup for the Surviving Soul (1996) and Praying Through Cancer: Set Your Heart Free from Fear (2006).
For more information see:
- Charley Honey’s Article of July 28, 2014: Cancer, chemo all part of spiritual journey for Sister Sue Tracy
- The Grand Rapids Press Article on Cancer July 2014 by Sue Schroeder
The Faith Magazine article on pages 18-21 at http://fcweb1.faithcatholic.net/digital/grandrapids/GR1013/ (Click on the lower right corner to go directly to the article.)
- The Grand Rapid Press Article written by Sue Schroder published June 2015
For a slideshow of photos taken by the Grand Rapids Press, see http://photos.mlive.com/4469/gallery/profile_sister_sue_tracy/slideshow/index.html.