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 -

Season of Ordinary Time

Ordinary Time!
A time to live into finding
God in our daily lives.
Let us pray.

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Welcome the new Director


The Dominican Center’s
new Director
S. Barbara Matievich, OP

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Celebration of Kwanzaa!

we celebrate Kwanzaa.
Let us renounce racism and
let us all work together for justice.

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National Menorah Lighting by William Boncher / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Hanukkah (Chanukah)

During Hanukkah we celebrate with our Jewish Sisters and Brothers: It’s an eight-day festival of lights commemorating the rededication of the Temple after purifying it from the idolatrous activities that defiled it in the second century BCE. Hanukkah includes special blessings, prayers, songs, and the nightly lighting of the Menorah....
Our Lady of Guadalupe 2013 by Sacred Heart Cathedral Knoxville / CC BY-NC 2.0

Our Lady of Guadalupe

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." ...
Photo: NASA/European Space Agency/Chandra X-ray Observatory/University of Potsdam/Jet Propulsion Laboratory-Caltech/Space Telescope Science Institute

A Non-Traditional Advent Meditation

The Incarnation of God began billions of years ago when the earliest forms of matter were ignited and began the vast cosmic expansion that is home to us all today. The centuries since Jesus, we have witnessed God quietly continuing to develop the Incarnation slowly among us....
“Slichot” Prayer by Mark Neyman for Government Press Office / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur 2022 begins at sundown on Tuesday, October 4th.  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). ...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Statistics suggest that every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten. Most often, the abuser is a partner or a member of her own family. Let us pray for those who are victims of domestic violence, for the perpetrators, and for the children who witness...

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