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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A Pentecost Prayer of Lament

 Join with us in prayer

for this time of global pandemic

racial outrage

and planetary peril

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- Recent Posts -


Prayer for the Nation in Time of Struggle

July 6, 2020
A prayer for our nation in a time of deep divisions and conflict – expressing our hopes as we prepare for elections. It asks for many types of healing needed for the nation to become more just and whole, while giving thanks for graces and strengths upon which to build....
fourth_of_july by Fotis Bobolas / CC BY-SA 2.0
Other Observances

Independence Day – Fourth of July

July 4, 2020
For a native-born citizen, patriotism is a natural response. It is reinforced from childhood and it is celebrated with parades, fireworks, music, bunting, and flags. Today we must renew our commitment to create an honorable and just country. That commitment will insure a happy fourth of July! ...
Summer Solstice by cyclotourist / CC BY-NC 2.0

Litha (Summer Solstice)

June 19, 2020
Litha, the summer solstice Sabbat, honors the longest day of the year. It is celebrated around June 21st. This year (2020) it is celebrated on June 20 at 5:43 p.m. Celebrating midsummer was a common practice for agricultural societies. The celebration’s focus is the power of the sun. ...

A Pentecost Prayer of Lament

June 1, 2020
A prayer of lament to give voice to the pain and turmoil deep in within in this time of global pandemic and outrage at the deadly disease of racism in the U.S. Lament gives voice to depths of the human spirit and opens us to the fire of God’s Spirit....

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. ...

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