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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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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- Recent Posts -

Remembering August 6th & 9th 1945!

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. ...

Earth Overshoot Day 2021 – July 29th

Thursday, July 29, 2021 is Earth Overshoot Day! This means that the human community will have used within 7 months all of the natural resources that Earth can naturally replenish in one year. We are creating an earth deficit for the next 5 months. As a people, we need to reduce...
Kateri Tekawitha by Wally Gobetz / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

July 14th is the feast of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, an Algonquin-Mohawk woman. She is colloquially known as the Lily of the Mohawks. Saint Kateri can remind us about her peoples' mystic relationship with nature as sacred and help us care for earth, our common home....
The Western Wall, Jerusalem by Ronan Shenhav / CC BY-NC 2.0

Tisha B’Av

Tisha B’av is an annual fast day in Judaism celebrated on July 17-18, 2021. It is a holy day of remembrance, commemorating the destruction of the first and second Temples in Jerusalem. Many groups in 2021 are using it to lament U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees....

Newsletter Summer 2021

This newsletter announces the Center’s 40th anniversary party scheduled for October 25, 2021. The Center opened on September 1, 1980. Forty years is a significant milestone. Two excellent speakers will help us celebrate: Doctors Patricia Cooney Hathaway and Patricia McDonald, OP. The newsletter also highlights Earth Overshoot Day 2021....

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