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 -

Prayer for Healing

As the Coronavirus threatens our world
the Dominican Center turns to
God in prayer.
We ask for healing and help.

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40th Anniversary Celebration

The Dominican Center
begins its 40th Anniversary Celebration!
Join us in the remembrances, prayer, reflections,
Dominican Preaching for our Times!

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Laudato Si' 2020

 Fifth Anniversary
The encyclical is a call
to develop & to live
a  broad-based ecological spirituality.

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- Recent Posts -


Hearts Afire

May 31, 2020
A prayer to the Holy Spirit asking for the Spirit to burn within us as a living flame of love. We are asking the Spirit of love to set our hearts Afire. This prayer was originally edited for Pentecost 2017, but it is a powerful prayer for every season. ...

Gifts of Pentecost

May 31, 2020
On Pentecost, Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit are given to us. We pray Come Holy Spirit! We ponder and pray over each gift; wisdom, understanding, knowledge, counsel, fortitude, piety, and fear of the Lord. This poem helps us remember the blessings that we have been...

Pentecost: Uncaging the Spirit, Uncaging Ourselves

May 27, 2020
This Pentecost, it’s time for us all to rediscover the true Holy Spirit, the Wild Fire of God's Love, Who doesn’t honor the limited “cages” in which we unconsciously enclose Her? Dare we pray passionately that She will uncage our imaginations and move us into the action so urgently needed....
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Prayer for the Anniversary Year of Laudato Si’

May 27, 2020
 Loving God, Creator of Heaven, of earth and of all that they contain. Open our minds and touch our hearts, so that we can be part of Creation, your gift. Be present to the needy in these difficult times, especially the poorest and most vulnerable. Help us to show creative...
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Other Observances

Memorial Day

May 24, 2020
On Memorial Day it is laudable to pray for those who served in the military and lost their lives. These women and men were called by our country into risk. Therefore, we remember them and pray for them and for their families who have borne the pain of their loss....

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