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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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Saint Dominic

We celebrate the Feast of Saint Dominic
on August 8th.

Dominic is the founder of the Dominican Order.
The Dominican motto is Truth
and the search for truth is even more relevant today.

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Gilroy, El Paso, Dayton... ENOUGH!

The gun violence goes on and on….

250 mass shootings in the U.S.
in the first 215 days of 2019!

Study … Contemplate … Listen … ACT

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Spiritual Direction Internship

Applications now being accepted
for the fall class of spiritual direction interns.
If you are interested or
if you have  any questions about spiritual direction,
please use this site to learn more.

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The Western Wall, Jerusalem by Ronan Shenhav / CC BY-NC 2.0

Tisha B’Av

August 10, 2019
Tisha B’av is an annual fast day in Judaism celebrated on August 10-11 in 2019. It is a holy day of remembrance, commemorating the destruction of the first and second Temples in Jerusalem. Many groups in 2019 are using it to lament U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees....
Other Observances

Remembering August 6th & 9th 1945!

August 6, 2019
The United States dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima (8/6/45) and Nagasaki (8/9/45), two cities in Japan. It is time to remember, to pray, and to learn the cost of the tragedy of war. Let’s allow the anniversaries of these bombings refuel our resolve to become peacemakers. ...
Dominican Voices

Safe Gun Control – again – and again – and again – and….

August 5, 2019
The gun violence goes on and on…. The talk goes on and on … and nowhere. 250 mass shootings in the U.S. in the first 215 days of 2019. Study the issue; contemplate the victims, the dead, the wounded, the traumatized, the grieving families; listen to your heart; and ACT....
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Saint Dominic

August 2, 2019
Dominic is the founder of our Dominican Order (Order of Preachers). Dominic was described as joyful and prayerful; whose preaching challenged the heresies of his day. The Dominican motto is Truth and it is as powerful and relevant today – perhaps more relevant today, than in the time of Dominic....

Saint Ignatius

July 30, 2019
July 31 is the feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Saint Ignatius was a priest, theologian, and spiritual director who is best remembered and celebrated for two primary gifts to the world – the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and the Spiritual Exercises. We join our Jesuit brothers in celebration....

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