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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

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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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We Continue to Celebrate Women's History

We continue in April to celebrate
the memory of inspiring individual women.

The last woman to be celebrated is

Saint Catherine of Siena

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


May 4, 2019
The holiest month in the Islamic calendar is Ramadan. In 2019, Ramadan is celebrated from May 5th to June 4th. 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. ...
Other Observances

Cinco de Mayo

April 30, 2019
Cinco de Mayo – on May 5, 1862 we remember the battle of Puebla in Mexico’s war against France. Let us continue to pray that God will give a greater appreciation of human diversity while reminding us to celebrate that we are one human family....
Other Observances

Teilhard de Chardin

April 30, 2019
Science gives us insights into our expanding universe. As people of faith, we search for meaning and ask where to find the presence of God with our new understandings. B. Swimme wrote “Teilhard was one of the first scientists to realize that the human and the universe are inseparable”...
Catherine Of Siena by JD Warrick / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Saint Catherine of Siena

April 28, 2019
Saint Catherine of Siena was a great Dominican saint. She dedicated herself to prayer, she contributed to the study of theology, and she was involved in her world. She worked for peace and the transformation of Church and society. ...
Women's History Month

Fannie Lou Hamer

April 20, 2019
Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) was born in Mississippi. During the 1950’s, Hamer became involved in the Civil Rights Movement. Hamer ran for Congressional office in 1964 and 1965 but failed to win. However, she continued her work for justice until her death. She was known for singing hymns of freedom. Fannie...

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