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Mission of the Dominican Center

Rooted in the charism of Saint Dominic and formed in the Christian spiritual and social traditions, the Dominican Center: Spirituality for Mission assists people of every faith to nurture a thoughtful, prayerful relationship with God and to be a strong voice in the world for God’s justice.

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Always, Always with Us

Take time with this meditation by Juliana Casey, IHM.  Read it slowly and prayerfully. It is a powerful piece with the ability to reshape your thinking and to deepen your compassion. It may gift you with a new awareness and will surely lead you into prayer.
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Reflecting on the Path Not Taken

A Lament and Prayer for Renewal

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Season of Creation

The Season of Creation, an ecumenical season,
begins on September 1st and ends on October 4th
the feast of Saint Francis, the patron saint of ecology.
2018 Theme: “Walking Together”

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Fall Equinox – Festival of Mabon

September 22, 2018
This year the fall equinox occurs on Saturday, September 22, 2018 in the northern hemisphere. This is a point of perfect balance as is its counterpart the Spring Equinox. Night and day are again of equal length and in perfect equilibrium.  Our Wiccan sisters and brothers celebrate this time as the festival...
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Scriptural Reflections

Third Sunday in the Season of Creation

September 16, 2018
“Get behind me, Satan! You are thinking not as God thinks but as humans do!” This challenge to Peter is addressed to us too. How does it help us deepen our ecological conversion and spirituality in this Season of Creation?...
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September 11, 2018
For all Americans and many others, remembering the horrifying events that happened on September 11, 2001 brings many images to mind. That September, our American consciousness was raised. There was much to learn about ourselves and about our place in the global community. Today, we need to remember 9/11....
“Slichot” Prayer by Mark Neyman for Government Press Office / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Yom Kippur

September 10, 2018
Photo: “Slichot” Prayer by Mark Neyman for Government Press Office / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Yom Kippur  2018 begins at sundown on Tuesday, September 18.  This is the holiest day of the year for our Jewish brothers and sisters.  It is often called a day of atonement and reconciliation.  Jewish people...
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Scriptural Reflections

Second Sunday in the Season of Creation

September 9, 2018
The readings for this Second Sunday in the Season of Creation invite us to expand our contemplative consciousness to suffering nature, asking for insight, creativity, and discernment into the creative processes that will contribute to evolving the next stages in the emerging New Creation....

Pray and Reflect

Want to pray more deeply? Spend time with our scriptural and liturgical reflections designed to enrich and nurture your prayer. We are preaching the Word…Learn more

Transform the World

Are you looking for a contemporary spirituality alert to, responsive to, and embodying the kind of truth that will help create a more just and life-giving world community? A spirituality that is needed for this time in history?…Learn more

Celebrate People of Faith

Do you want to hear about other faith traditions? We offer reflections on interfaith, ecumenical feasts and festivities. We pray for each other throughout the year…Learn more

Spiritual Direction

Do you want to meet with a spiritual companion or do you feel called to become one? We offer both. See our information under Spiritual Direction…Learn more