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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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Season of Creation 2021

A Liturgical Guide
to the 2021 Season of Creation
for Catholic Communities
And all people of faith
Responding to the urgent Cry of the Earth
And Cry of the Poor

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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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Earth Overshoot Day 2021!

Our  pattern of overuse
promises great suffering for the poor.
We need to embrace ecological healing.
Earth is our common home.

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“Slichot” Prayer by Mark Neyman for Government Press Office / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur 2020 begins at sundown on Wednesday, September  15th.  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). ...
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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World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

This Liturgy of the Word celebrating the World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation begins the celebration of the Season of Creation, an ecumenical liturgical season that runs from September 1 through October 4 annually. These prayers and readings are offered for contemplation and prayer for individuals and communities....

Season of Creation: A Home For All?

The Season of Creation is dedicated to prayer, reflection, and celebration of God as Creator, the gifts of creation, and our urgent mission given by God to care for creation. This guide is designed to help Catholic communities celebrate the Season through effective, focused Sunday liturgies. Also available in Spanish.......
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Saint Dominic

Dominic is the founder of our Dominican Order (Order of Preachers). Dominic was described as joyful and prayerful; whose preaching challenged the heresies of his day. The Dominican motto is Truth and it is as powerful and relevant today – perhaps more relevant today, than in the time of Dominic....

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