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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.

Torch Illustration by aneesah mcnamee, OP

- Spirituality for Mission -

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ

We celebrate his birth on May 1st.

As our understanding of the universe expands,
Teilhard is a model for reconciling
faith, science, and knowledge of the evolutionary universe.

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Memorial Day

It is a day of mixed blessings.
We honor those who have served and lost their lives for our country.

But as a people we continue to think war is necessary.
Let us pray for the grace to become peacemakers.

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Spiritual Direction Internship

Applications now being accepted
for the fall class of spiritual direction interns.
If you are interested or
if you have  any questions about spiritual direction,
please use this site to learn more.

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- Recent Posts -

Summer Solstice by cyclotourist / CC BY-NC 2.0
Wiccan

Litha (Summer Solstice)

June 21, 2019
Litha, the summer solstice Sabbat, honors the longest day of the year. It is celebrated on June 21st. Celebrating midsummer was a common practice for all agricultural societies. The celebration’s focus is the power of the sun – celebrating the time when gardens are growing and warmth has returned....
Kara Tepe Refugee Camp on Lesbos Island, Greece by United Nations Photo / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Other Observances

World Refugee Day

June 20, 2019
The United Nations has declared June 20th as World Refugee Day. We pray that all countries will welcome refugees, those who flee from their homes due to war, persecution, or fear of harm. As citizens of a global community, we are impelled to open our hearts and our homelands....
Recommended Reading

THE GIFTS OF NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCES

June 17, 2019
Wonder about death? Afterlife? This rich work from the Linns relates the near-death experiences [NDEs] of many who seemingly entered death, but then returned transformed. It suggests to us how to grow spiritually in the wisdom and transforming power that NDEs have offered so many people through processes of prayer....
Just a dream, just an ordinary dream by Wade Brooks / CC BY-NC 2.0
Scriptural Reflections, Uncategorized

Trinity Sunday – Year C

June 14, 2019
Most Christian Churches, at least those in the West, celebrate Trinity Sunday. God is total mystery. not in the sense of unintelligibility but in that we are invited into fuller participation and at the same time not being allowed to hold on or even grasp the reality which is God....
Photo: Artit Fongfung / Shutterstock.com
Scriptural Reflections

Pentecost – Year C

June 7, 2019
Pentecost might be a time when we celebrate a new awareness of the Spirit dwelling within each of us. Then, like the Disciples, we will become committed to mission, enticed by the message of Jesus, and called to proclaim it to the everyone. Can we accept the challenge!...

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