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 -

Enter Advent

A time of silence
and waiting …

Remembering in hope
a God who is
Peacemaker and Healer.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

The Dominican Center wishes
Happy Thanksgiving
to all those who visit our site and
to those who enroll in our programs.

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Early Prioress  (possibly first Prioress)
of the nuns at Prouilhe, France
the first foundation of the Dominican Order
founded by Saint Dominic in 1206.

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Season of Advent

2nd Sunday of Advent: The Vision Seeks Its Leaders

December 4, 2019
And in solidarity, we light a second candle of promise, a candle of prayerful hope that God will lead the people of India, of the United States, and of all the world back to peace with each other and with all creation, peace with justice, healing and joy for all....
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Other Observances

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2019
The Dominican Center wishes a very Happy Thanksgiving to all those who visit our site and to those who enroll in our programs. We are grateful for you and hope that we can be a spiritual lens and gift for you. We are grateful and we thank you....
Season of Advent

1st Sunday of Advent: Come to Truth – The Time is Now

November 27, 2019
Lighting the first candle on the Advent Wreath. This ceremony was designed to connect this year's Advent ceremonies with the Dominican month for peace with the focus on India. It will further enflesh the prayer of the Dominican Order as we await the Prince of Peace....
Season of Advent

Dominican Month for Peace 2019

November 26, 2019
Advent begins the Dominican Month for Peace. This year, 2019, we focus is on specific Dominican projects in India. This is a time for all Dominicans to unite in prayer supporting our Dominican Sisters and Brothers who are working with India’s children, indigenous people, the poor, and marginalized....
Dominican Voices

Dominican Spirituality, at its Feminine Best

November 25, 2019
The first foundation of the Dominican Order was a foundation of women located in Prouilhe, France in the year 1206. Dominican historian, Barbara Beaumont, OP describes them as women who sought "an authentic religious life." They were seekers of truth, open to conversion in the face of new truths....

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