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 -

Feast of St. Ignatius

Saint Ignatius
July 31
We join our Jesuit brothers
in celebration.

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Saint Dominic

Saint Dominic
Founder of the Dominican Order
Preacher of Grace & Truth
Pray for us.

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Season of Ordinary Time

Ordinary Time!
We remember
God is with us.
We open our hearts.

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fourth_of_july by Fotis Bobolas / CC BY-SA 2.0

Independence Day – Fourth of July

For a native-born citizen, patriotism is a natural response. It is reinforced from childhood and it is celebrated with parades, fireworks, music, bunting, and flags. Today we must renew our commitment to create an honorable and just country. That commitment will insure a happy fourth of July! ...

Earth Day 2024

Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22nd. Every year, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. Today, Earth Day is widely recognized. The theme for Earth Day 2023 is Invest in Our Planet....

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Abrazo de Jesús by Félix Hernández, OP.

Happy Easter!

Easter Blessings! On this sacred and joyful day, the Dominican Center holds you in prayer. Like Saint Mary of Magdala, may your hearts burn within you, may you recognize the risen Jesus, and may you feel called to mission: 'Go into all the world and preach the Good News!'...
Our Lady of Guadalupe 2013 by Sacred Heart Cathedral Knoxville / CC BY-NC 2.0

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe is a powerful symbol of Mexican identity and faith. She is associated with everything from motherhood to feminism to social justice. She is the ultimate Mexican mother and she is the Patroness of the Americas? This feast is a multicultural message to our world....

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