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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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National Human Trafficking Awareness

 This month for human trafficking awareness
begins on January 11
(National Human Trafficking Awareness Day) to
February 8
(Feast of Saint Josephine Bakhita,
patron of human trafficking survivors).

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With the feast of the Epiphany, the presentation of Jesus to the whole wider world, the Christmas Season comes to an end. This year, please allow me a look back at Christmas week to reflect on the liturgies assigned for it. What is the message in this lineup of celebrations?
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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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Other Observances

Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January 15, 2019
January 11 (National Human Trafficking Awareness Day) to February 8 (Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita) is a month set aside to pray for an end to human trafficking. The month ends on the Feast of Saint Josephine Bakhita. She is the patron saint of human trafficking survivors. ...
Just a dream, just an ordinary dream by Wade Brooks / CC BY-NC 2.0
Season of Ordinary Time

Ordinary Time, Year One

January 14, 2019
A Return to the Gospel of Mark January, 2019 Once we pass the feast of the Baptism of the Lord (January 13th), we turn to the Gospel of Mark for the daily readings. The Gospel of Mark is centered around a Jesus who moves quickly and boldly. In Monday’s Gospel...
Makar Sankranti - Kite Festival in Hyderabad by Saurabh Chatterjee / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Makar Sankranti

January 14, 2019
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 2019

January 9, 2019
The Winter Newsletter features an article on the recent Parliament of the World’s Religions by a United Methodist Chaplain who attended the event. This newsletter provides the dates for the winter / spring programs, the summer retreat, and the fall colloquium. Four books are listed for recommended reading....
Recommended Reading

The Book of JOY: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

January 8, 2019
The Book of JOY is a treasure! You will meet His Holiness The Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu as they share their learnings, wisdom, and laughter befitting close friends who admire and enjoy one another. “Joy practices” and a reader’s guide” invite you to share in their beautiful joy....

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