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 -

Prayer for Healing

As the Coronavirus threatens our world
the Dominican Center turns to
God in prayer.
We ask for healing and help.

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40th Anniversary Celebration

The Dominican Center
begins its 40th Anniversary Celebration!
Join us in the remembrances, prayer, reflections,
Dominican Preaching for our Times!

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A Pentecost Prayer of Lament

 Join with us in prayer

for this time of global pandemic

racial outrage

and planetary peril

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Other Observances

Remembering August 6th & 9th 1945!

August 3, 2020
The United States dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima (8/6/45) and Nagasaki (8/9/45), two cities in Japan. It is time to remember, to pray, and to learn the cost of the tragedy of war. Let’s allow the anniversaries of these bombings refuel our resolve to become peacemakers. ...

Saint Ignatius

July 30, 2020
July 31 is the feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Saint Ignatius was a priest, theologian, and spiritual director who is best remembered and celebrated for two primary gifts to the world – the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and the Spiritual Exercises. We join our Jesuit brothers in celebration....
The Western Wall, Jerusalem by Ronan Shenhav / CC BY-NC 2.0

Tisha B’Av

July 28, 2020
Tisha B’av is an annual fast day in Judaism celebrated on August 10-11 in 2019. It is a holy day of remembrance, commemorating the destruction of the first and second Temples in Jerusalem. Many groups in 2019 are using it to lament U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees....

Prayer for the Nation in Time of Struggle

July 6, 2020
A prayer for our nation in a time of deep divisions and conflict – expressing our hopes as we prepare for elections. It asks for many types of healing needed for the nation to become more just and whole, while giving thanks for graces and strengths upon which to build....
fourth_of_july by Fotis Bobolas / CC BY-SA 2.0
Other Observances

Independence Day – Fourth of July

July 4, 2020
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! ...

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