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 -

Season of Advent

The Season of Advent
A time to remember
that God is present in our lives and our world.
Let us pray

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Welcome the new Director


The Dominican Center’s
new Director
S. Barbara Matievich, OP

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Become Aware!

We remember
that October is Domestic Violence Awareness month.
Domestic Violence is the leading cause
of injury to women and it is worldwide.

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A Non-Traditional Advent Meditation

The Incarnation of God began billions of years ago when the earliest forms of matter were ignited and began the vast cosmic expansion that is home to us all today. The centuries since Jesus, we have witnessed God quietly continuing to develop the Incarnation slowly among us....
“Slichot” Prayer by Mark Neyman for Government Press Office / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur 2022 begins at sundown on Tuesday, October 4th.  This is the holiest day of the year for our Jewish brothers and sisters. Yom Kippur ends the 10 days of reflection and repentance (the days of awe) which began with the feast of Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year). ...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Statistics suggest that every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten. Most often, the abuser is a partner or a member of her own family. Let us pray for those who are victims of domestic violence, for the perpetrators, and for the children who witness...
Rosh Hashanah 2012 by Joshua Bousel / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is the birthday of the universe. The Rosh Hashanah actually means Head of the Year. This is one of Judaism’s holiest days and it marks the beginning of a 10-day period of a call to repentance and reconciliation which culminates on Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)....
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Fall Equinox – Festival of Mabon

This year the fall equinox occurs on Thursday September 22, 2020 in the northern hemisphere. This is a point of perfect balance as is its counterpart the Spring Equinox. Night and day are again of equal length and in perfect equilibrium. ...

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