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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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Synod on the Amazon

Amazonia: New Paths for the Church
and for an Integral Ecology
October 6-27, 2019

Join us in praying for “daring prudence,”
Wise and courageous discernment,
and Integral Ecology for our common home.

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September 11th!

It is time to remember ….

On September 11th,
American consciousness was raised.
There was much to learn about ourselves
and about our place in the global community

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Annual Fall Colloquium

Register Now
for the fall colloquium for Spiritual Directors,
Clergy, Chaplains, and Pastoral Leaders.
Nurturing the Seeker: Guiding the Mystic
with The Rev. Canon Jannel Glennie

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Newsletter Autumn 2019

October 10, 2019
The autumn newsletter features an article noting the positive role of social media, as a way to connect with others, to share insights and ideas, and to preach the Word. Information about the annual fall colloquium and registration is included as well as a poem by the presenter. ...

Prayer for the Special Synod on the Amazon

October 9, 2019
This prayer for the success of the Synod on the Amazon is based upon the words of Pope Francis in his comments opening the gathering. We recommend praying it daily for the wise discernment, "daring prudence," courage and prophetic integrity of the synod's work....
Other Observances

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 1, 2019
Statistics suggest that every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten. Most often, the abuser is a partner or a member of her own family. Let us pray for those who are victims of domestic violence, for the perpetrators, and for the children who witness...
“Slichot” Prayer by Mark Neyman for Government Press Office / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Yom Kippur

October 1, 2019
Photo: “Slichot” Prayer by Mark Neyman for Government Press Office / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Yom Kippur 2019 begins at sundown on Tuesday, October 08.  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...
Rosh Hashanah 2012 by Joshua Bousel / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Rosh Hashanah

September 25, 2019
Rosh Hashanah is the birthday of the universe. The Rosh Hashanah actually means Head of the Year. This is one of Judaism’s holiest days and it marks the beginning of a 10-day period of a call to repentance and reconciliation which culminates on Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)....

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