Home Page

Torch Illustration by Aneesah Mcnamee, OP


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 -

Synod on the Amazon

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

NCR offers a good summary review of the Synod
and the recommendations from it to Pope Francis,
including the requests for married priests and women deacons.

More info

Night Will Be No More

Pastoral Letter of Bishop Mark Joseph Seitz to the People of God in El Paso On Racism

This excellent letter analyzes and challenges the White Supremacy fueling racial hatred and violence across the nation. Read it.  Pray it.  Spread it.

More info

Annual Fall Colloquium

The fall colloquium for Spiritual Directors,
Clergy, Chaplains, and Pastoral Leaders
was held on Monday, October 28.
The Rev. Canon Jannel Glennie engaged the group
not only with content but with processes laced with images & poetry.
It was a rich experience for all.

More info

- Recent Posts -

Photo: Happy Diwali! by Soham Banerjee / CC BY 2.0


October 26, 2019
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. This Sunday begins the feast of Diwali, a most popular Hindu holiday. ...

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...

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