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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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Domestic Violence Month

October is Domestic Violence Month.  The statistics are staggering.  Let us ask God to change our hearts, to teach us the value and power of vulnerability, and to give us peace.
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TRUTH that does JUSTICE

Climate change is now!  Through study and prayerful reflection, we are able to discover how we can best direct our competitive energies, both individually and as communities, to serve creation in this time of growing crisis and need.

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October 29, 2018

 Fall Colloquium with Margaret Arms, Ph.D.
for Spiritual Directors, Clergy, Chaplains,
and Pastoral Leaders
Journeying with Wounded Souls:
Spiritual Direction with Trauma and Abuse Survivors

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Newsletter

Newsletter Autumn 2018

October 8, 2018
The Autumn Newsletter describes the annual colloquium for spiritual directors. Due to the importance of the topic, the participation in the colloquium is extended to clergy, chaplains, and pastoral leaders. There is also a prayerful reflection by Pat Benson, OP and the notification of several planned winter/spring programs. You can...
Prayer

One in Creation

October 5, 2018
Holy God, Creator and Lover of all peoples, grant us through the power of your embracing Spirit to recognize and accept our place in the human family and in the vast expanding universe. Give us hearts of flesh to understand ourselves as sisters and brothers of all humanity, of all...
Calendar, Christianity

Feast of Saint Francis 2018

October 4, 2018
Provincial Leaders of the Franciscan Friars wrote the attached “Franciscan Plea for the Soul of America,” to continue their eight-hundred-year tradition of proclaiming the Gospel. They asked that we reflect upon it and share it widely as a means of marking the Feast of St. Francis this year. ...
Recommended Reading

Reality, Grief, Hope: Three Urgent Prophetic Tasks

October 4, 2018
Buy, read, and share this book. It will keep you from falling unconscious victim to the dishonest and destructive myth of Exceptionalism used to manipulate voters every political season. Brueggemann’s writing, as always, is clear, pastorally insightful, and socially brilliant biblical discernment for the Christian churches in our times....
Just a dream, just an ordinary dream by Wade Brooks / CC BY-NC 2.0
Scriptural Reflections

Feast of St. Vincent de Paul

September 27, 2018
We are the followers of Jesus. Our mission is to do what Jesus did and say what Jesus said: to heal, to reconcile, to liberate. Today let us pray that we will faithfully follow in Jesus’ footsteps and that we, like the apostles, will continue the ministry of Jesus....

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