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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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- Spirituality for Mission -

Prayer for Healing

As the Coronavirus threatens our world
the Dominican Center turns to
God in prayer.
We ask for healing and help.

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40th Anniversary Celebration

The Dominican Center
begins its 40th Anniversary Celebration!
Join us in the remembrances, prayer, reflections,
and
Dominican Preaching for our Times!

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Season of Creation 2020

 Join in prayer during the

Season of Creation 2020

to embrace our mission  of Care for for Earth.

Resource available in Spanish here.

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- Recent Posts -

Advent Wreath Christmas Eve by Philip Barrington / CC0 1.0

First Sunday of Advent: We Come Weary to the Work of Peace

This ceremony for lighting the Advent Wreath was designed to connect this year’s Advent ceremonies in the pandemic-stricken and deeply divided U.S. with the Dominican month for peace with the focus on Ukraine. It will further enflesh the prayer of the Dominican Order as we await the Prince...

Dominican Month for Peace 2020

The Master of the Dominican Order has proposed that December be celebrated as a time for global solidarity in praying for peace. Dominicans are ministering in countries ravaged by violence and war. This year, we will be praying in solidarity with the people of Ukraine....

Newsletter Autumn 2020

This fall newsletter celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Dominican Center. There is an interview with the two founders about the Center and its programs. There is a voice of support and three Board members discuss their commitment to continuing the work of the Center. Enjoy and celebrate with us...
Photo: Happy Diwali! by Soham Banerjee / CC BY 2.0

Diwali

It is estimated that there are 1.1 billion people in the world who adhere to the Hindu faith. In the United States there are 1.5 million. Hinduism is one of the oldest religions and many people claim it. In 2020, the feast of Diwali starts on November 14th. ...

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Liturgy

Columbus Day is now celebrated in many faith communities as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. This change acknowledges the ignorance, arrogance, and destructive White Supremacy of the colonial invaders. It celebrates the indigenous’ mystical wisdom desperately needed to redeem Earth now. Note: this material is not officially approved in any denomination....

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