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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.

Torch Illustration by aneesah mcnamee, OP

- Spirituality for Mission -

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ

We celebrate his birth on May 1st.

As our understanding of the universe expands,
Teilhard is a model for reconciling
faith, science, and knowledge of the evolutionary universe.

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Mary of Magdala

We celebrate her feast on July 22nd.

She is a patron of the Dominican Order.
We celebrate her memory as a special friend of Jesus,
a disciple in the early Christian community,  and a woman preacher.

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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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Abrazo de Jesús by Félix Hernández, OP.

Saint Mary Magdalene

July 15, 2019
The feast of Saint Mary Magdalene is July 22nd. Mary of Magdala is one of the renowned and celebrated women who followed Jesus. The memory of Mary has been maligned by the church, by Christian artists, and by the popular assumption that she was a prostitute and a repentant sinner....
Kateri Tekawitha by Wally Gobetz / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

July 14, 2019
July 14th is the feast of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, an Algonquin-Mohawk woman. She is colloquially known as the Lily of the Mohawks. Saint Kateri can remind us about her peoples' mystic relationship with nature as sacred and help us care for earth, our common home....

Newsletter summer 2019

July 11, 2019
This summer issue features the mystery of nature and offers one possible step toward ecological conversion, a critical need today. There is information and links about the impending Earth Overshoot Day. A Lakota prayer and a lovely poem about the beauty of summer is included. The annual colloquium is noted....
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Other Observances

Happy Fourth of July!

July 2, 2019
We celebrate the birth of our nation. We know that it is good to appreciate one’s country and to remember what is pride-worthy in our nation. So, take time to celebrate but also take time to be mindful. The strength of our country is found in our values....

June 28, 2019
This lovely prayer is a prayer of the Lakota tribe. Lakota are also known as the Teton Sioux. They are one of the 3 Sioux tribes of Plains. Their current lands are in North and South Dakota. It is a prayer focused on the gifts of trust. ...

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