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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.

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Dominican Month for Peace

 The Dominican Order celebrates December as a Dominican Month for Peace.
This Month for Peace begins with the first Sunday of Advent and ends on the

Church’s World Day of Peace.

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TRUTH that does JUSTICE

America’s vicious tribal politics, so erratically and manipulatively related to “truth” and dismissive of human rights and the common good, reveals roots in the national original sins of genocide, slavery, and destructive ecological domination. How can we reclaim the nation’s soul?
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Promise of Peace: God is Near

Third Sunday of Advent
This Advent Wreath lighting ceremony
integrates the Advent theme of the Promise of Peace
with the focus on the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Season of Advent

Dominican Action in Solidarity with the Democratic Republic of the Congo

December 13, 2018
For those willing to contact the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the U.S. to inform them of the Dominican Order's global solidarity with the work for peace and sustainable development in the Congo, we offer contact information and recommended talking points....
Season of Advent

The Promise of Peace: God is Near.

December 13, 2018
This Advent Wreath lighting ceremony for the 3rd Sunday of Advent celebrates the nearness of God working for peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as part of the 2018 Dominican Month of Peace called for by Master General Bruno Cadoré to foster global Dominican solidarity.......
Our Lady of Guadalupe 2013 by Sacred Heart Cathedral Knoxville / CC BY-NC 2.0
Christianity

Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 12, 2018
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." The symbolism of Our Lady of Guadalupe is easily recognized by the Mexican people....
Season of Advent

The Promise of Peace: The Return of the People

December 9, 2018
This simple Advent Wreath lighting ceremony for the 2nd Sunday of Advent integrates the Advent theme of the Promise of Peace with the focus on the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the 2018 Dominican Month of Peace called for by Master General Bruno Cadoré to foster global Dominican solidarity....
Bodhi Tree by Danie Becknell / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Buddhism

Bodhi Day

December 8, 2018
In the world of Buddhism, an important day of celebration is December 8th - The 8th day of the 12th lunar month of the Chinese calendar. This is Bodhi Day.  The day celebrates when the Buddha attained enlightenment in 596 BCE. Let us rejoice with our Buddhist friends, grateful for...

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