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  • Disconnected Connection

    Disconnected Connection

    April 8, 2020

    This post is part of Dominican Center's series Stay in the Light ~ Stories of Prayer and Hope During a Pandemic. At Dominican Center, we believe we are prayer in action, and that connection, contemplation, and creativity will see us through these unsettling times and help us find and be in light. We invite you […]

  • Stories of Prayer and Hope During a Pandemic

    Stories of Prayer and Hope During a Pandemic

    April 7, 2020

    As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps through our world bringing its people to a collective pause, many of us find ourselves with unforeseen time on our hands and anxious thoughts in our minds and hearts. We may wonder how we can fill our days and spirits with hope as this pandemic threatens to sicken our loved […]

  • Dominican Center and Marywood Campus Closed to All Visitors

    Dominican Center and Marywood Campus Closed to All Visitors

    March 13, 2020

    During this time of pandemic, we invite you to join the Dominican Center community via our online offerings. See our online transformative learning programs and retreats here. Together, we can all help limit transmission of the COVID-19 virus — and help protect the vulnerable and elderly people around us. Dominican Center at Marywood is taking […]

  • Soothing Silence… in July at Dominican Center

    Soothing Silence… in July at Dominican Center

    July 11, 2019

    Nurturing soothing silence and peace in our own lives contributes to peace in our world, says author and restorative justice advocate and teacher Jeanne Lound Shaller. "A Little Desert - A Resting Place in God". That's the title of the first chapter of Jeanne Lound Schaller's book: Desert in my Backyard. Isn't that a wonderful […]

  • That Which You are Seeking is Seeking you

    That Which You are Seeking is Seeking you

    November 26, 2018

    That which you are seeking is seeking you. ~ Rumi   This quote from Rumi is a favorite at Dominican Center. Mercy. God’s compassion and kindness, to us as favored, beloved children. Not getting what we deserve; receiving more than we can imagine. Mercy is a gift from God, surprising us with wonders that we […]

  • Finding Peace: Amy Kam and Ann Walters OP

    Finding Peace: Amy Kam and Ann Walters OP

    November 26, 2018

    Spiritual Practices Lead Amy Kam to Peace Each morning and night, Sisters gather in Chapel to pray the Psalms. Through their formation and vowed lives, Sisters have learned to invite the holy in through prayer and reflection. They, in turn, offer others the invitation to discover the holy, in people and in the everyday, through […]

  • Writing Through Anger ~ A Transformational Writing Experience

    Writing Through Anger ~ A Transformational Writing Experience

    October 25, 2018

    If you are someone who writes, you understand transformation can be found when you put pen to paper. Writing is much more than a creative process, if you so choose – it’s a spiritual practice. In October, I facilitated a writing circle where four writers came together to write about anger. The evening began with […]