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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 -

Solving Climate Change?

NPR’s Morning Edition

ran two encouraging reports

to help us imagine solutions.

They are well worth a few moments of your time….

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We Continue to Celebrate Women's History

We continue in April to celebrate
the memory of inspiring individual women.

The sixth woman to be celebrated is

Fannie Lou Hamer  

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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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Women's History Month

Fannie Lou Hamer

April 20, 2019
Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) was born in Mississippi. During the 1950’s, Hamer became involved in the Civil Rights Movement. Hamer ran for Congressional office in 1964 and 1965 but failed to win. However, she continued her work for justice until her death. She was known for singing hymns of freedom. Fannie...
Passover Traditional Seder by Jorge Novominsky for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism / CC BY-ND 2.0

Pesach (Passover)

April 19, 2019
Passover begins this evening. We pray with our Jewish brothers and sisters. We pray for peace and an end to conflict in the Middle East; for human rights and an end to a culture of discrimination; and for an appreciation of the many and varied traditions of faith....
Image by Félix Hernández, OP. Used with permission; http://www.felixhernandezop.com/internet.php
Season of Lent

Holy Thursday

April 15, 2019
There is much to celebrate in the Christian Church on the Thursday before Easter, commonly called Holy Thursday. We remember the story of the last supper.T his eucharistic meal is celebrated in all 3 synoptic gospels. However, in the Gospel of John, the message is not focused on the meal....

Spring Newsletter 2019

April 13, 2019
The 2019 spring newsletter features an article about connecting our spiritual journey to action. There is also a lovely poetic reflection created for the 2018 Dominican Institute of the Arts. Information about special programs; such as, the annual retreat and annual fall colloquium is included....
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Season of Lent

Lenten Reconciliation Service

April 8, 2019
This reconciliation service is based on the gospel readings of the five (5) Sundays in Lent – Year C. The Service reflects on the Mission of prayer, presence, and preaching with our lives: on presence to God, presence to others, and allowing God to be present to us....

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