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

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Season of Lent

A time to live into finding
God in our daily lives.
Let us pray.

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Spring 2023 Colloquium

Come Join Us
St Paul of the Cross Conference Center
April 17, 2023
Register Now!

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Women's History Month!

In March
Let us remember the
outstanding women who have graced our lives.

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Ramadan Karim by Emuishere Peliculas / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


The holiest month in the Islamic calendar is Ramadan. In 2022, Ramadan is celebrated from April March 22nd to April 21st. We join our Muslin brothers and sisters in prayer, we honor their fast with mindful eating and drinking, and we hold this month as holy. ...
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Spring 2023 Colloquium

Please come. Two speakers: Dr. Patricia L. McDonald, OP is a consultant, workshop presenter, author and Dr. Patricia Cooney Hathaway is a Professor of Spirituality and Systematic Theology. The topics: Spirituality—moving forward—in context, action and truth and Sexuality: Avenue or Block to our relationship with God and others....

February is Black History Month

Carter G. Woodson is considered the father of black history month. He was the son of former slaves. Carter noticed and was displeased that the history textbooks ignored America’s black population. In 1926, Woodson developed Negro History Week. In 1976 this week was expanded into Black History Month. ...
National Menorah Lighting by William Boncher / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Hanukkah (Chanukah)

During Hanukkah we celebrate with our Jewish Sisters and Brothers: It’s an eight-day festival of lights commemorating the rededication of the Temple after purifying it from the idolatrous activities that defiled it in the second century BCE. Hanukkah includes special blessings, prayers, songs, and the nightly lighting of the Menorah....
Our Lady of Guadalupe 2013 by Sacred Heart Cathedral Knoxville / CC BY-NC 2.0

Our Lady of Guadalupe

We celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on December 12th. On October 12, 1945, Pope Pius XII, decreed that "Santa Maria, de Guadalupe"(Our Lady of Guadalupe) was the "Patroness of all the Americas." ...

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