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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 -

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Dominican Center supports
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s
message of racial equality
and non-violence.

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Refugees Seeking Asylum

The Dominican Center
celebrates with the Catholic Church
National Migration Week
January 5-11, 2020.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe

Patroness of the Americas
This feast is a multicultural
and healing message
to our divided world.

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Other Observances

World Religion Day

January 19, 2020
The third Sunday in January is annually celebrated as World Religion Day. Established in 1950, its purpose was to encourage interfaith understanding. Today there are many interfaith movements, and it is necessary to respect and to join with others in claiming our global humanity and saving our common home. ...
Scriptural Reflections

The Baptism of Jesus

January 16, 2020
We celebrate the feast of the Baptism of Jesus. Most of us can recall moments in our lives when we were touched by God. Today as we are confronted by many challenges, it is important to stay grounded in the experience of God’s relationship with each of us. ...
Makar Sankranti - Kite Festival in Hyderabad by Saurabh Chatterjee / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Makar Sankranti

January 15, 2020
One of the few ancient Indian festivals observed according to solar cycles instead of the lunar calendar, Makar Sankranti usually falls on or around the same day each year (normally January 14). This is a time of peace, insight, and joy....

Newsletter Winter 2020

January 14, 2020
This Winter issue announces that the Dominican Center will be 40 years old next September. In preparation, there will be articles addressing dimensions of the spiritual conversion needed at this moment in history. There is an article about ecological conversion because of climate change. Two Lenten programs are announced...
Other Observances

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 14, 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January. Dr. King, Jr. is best known as a civil-rights leader. His leadership in the movement brought him worldwide attention. His famous march on Washington was in 1964. He was also awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964....

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