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Center for Education & Spirituality

The Center for Education and Spirituality offers educational and spiritual enrichment for Bay Area residents interested in exploring the relationship between spirit and the modern world.

The center provides diverse symposiums, lectures, tutorials, workshops, series, retreats, panels, and round tables where we explore insight into our individual and collective spiritual lives.

The Dominican Sisters welcome you to a space where we may expand our understanding of our self and spirit.

We are always interested in hearing ideas about what topics you'd like to explore at the Center for Education and Spirituality. Please feel free to share your ideas at To browse future events not listed here, please visit our Events Calendar.


Laudato Si’: Exploring Practical Implications

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

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In six evening meetings, S. Barbara Hagel , OP, Sustainability Coordinator for the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, will facilitate discussions using Pope Francis' encyclical as our guide. Together we will share ideas and creative answers to the question "How are we called to care for the Earth, our Common Home?" 

Register by February 13th at

Call us for more information at (510) 633-6360.

Stations of the Cross for Seniors

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 2:30pm

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Station of the Cross for Seniors with Sister Mary Mark Schoenstein, OP will be held on three Fridays, March 9, 16, and 23 at 2:30PM. The reflections on these stations are designed to integrate the elder person's experiences of diminishment, suffering, losses, and approaching death with those of Jesus on his way to Calvary.

These meetings will be held in the Motherhouse Chapel. All are welcome.