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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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Patroness of Migrants and Refugees

November 13, 2018

Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini,
Patroness of migrants and refugees,
Open the hearts of our nation to welcome those most in need,
Fleeing violence, poverty and oppression.

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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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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22, 2018

A thankful heart is a heart that sees beauty, that celebrates all of creation as gift.
The Dominican Center is grateful for all of you who follow us on this website and on Facebook.

We pray that you will have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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Scriptural Reflections

Feast: St. John Lateran

November 9, 2018
A Sister reflects that the church has been tried by fire many times. Sometimes we have righted ourselves and sometimes we refused to acknowledge the wrongs that were done in the name of Jesus. I believe that today, the church is once again being tried by fire....
Interfaith Action

The Promise of Inclusion & The Power of Love: CHANGE

November 8, 2018
The final plenary of the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions draws on lessons learned throughout the seven days. What changes do we seek? How can religious and spiritual communities across the world find new and effective ways of achieving those changes? What short and long-term commitments must be made?...
Interfaith Action

Countering War, Hate & Violence

November 7, 2018
People of faith and spirituality stand opposed to hate and its offspring, violence and war. It is natural then that the 2018 Parliament has chosen to continue to highlight those scourges of humanity: hate, violence and war and to work to end them....
Photo: Happy Diwali! by Soham Banerjee / CC BY 2.0


November 7, 2018
Diwali is one of the most popular Hindu holidays. Diwali starts on November 7, 2018 and will continue for 5 days until November 12, 2018. Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights. ...

Justice: Toward a More Peaceful, Just & Sustainable World

November 6, 2018
Nov. 5, 2018:  The Justice Assembly for “Advancing Concrete Change Toward a More Peaceful, Just & Sustainable World” will bring together voices from around the world to listen and learn from each other and to work together toward reconciliation, mutual understanding and sustainable change. A brief 4 minute video explains...

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