Sunday Liturgy: 7:30 p.m
Weekday, Monday - Friday 12:15 p.m.
Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.
Dharma Eye (Buddhist)
Zen Meditation & Service: Mondays, 7:00 p.m.
Marin Friends (Quaker)
Sundays, 10:00 a.m.
Vippassana Meditation (Buddhist)
Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m.
Mindful Meditation Class
Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m.
Sufi Zihr Circle
One Thursday every month, 8:00 p.m--10:00 p.m.
(See calendar for monthly dates)
ELS Bible Study
Monday, 4:00 p.m., (Siena Center)
Ripple Effect Bible Study
Wednesday, 8:00 p.m. (Edgehill Village 122)
Thursday, 6:45 p.m. (Siena Center)
Friday, 7:15 p.m. (Siena Center)
ROOTS Bible Study Group
Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. (Siena Center)
The Liturgical Choir assists in the Eucharistic celebrations of the University. The choir meets on Sundays at 6:00 p.m., and sings during the 7:30 p.m. Sunday celebration as well as special celebrations throughout the year.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to fully participate in liturgical and spiritual services. Shared ministries include:
If you are interested in assisting, contact Lianni Castro.
The Mass of the Holy Spirit is the annual celebration to ask for the Spirit to bless the academic year. The Mass is celebrated at the beginning of the academic year, and is open to everyone of all faiths. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and Board of Trustee members participate in this annual tradition. Mass of the Holy Spirit is held in the St. Catherine Benincasa Chapel.
Dominican celebrates Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, during the first semester. The services are led by Rabbi Henry Shreibman, and are open to all members of the Dominican community. Yom Kippur, the day of Atonement service.
A traditional Christmas celebration is the annual Alumni Christmas Mass. This Mass is celebrated during one of the Sundays of Advent. Alumni join together with students, with seniors as their special guests, to celebrate the season.
Alumni Reunion is traditionally held in April of each year. On the Saturday of Alumni Weekend, alumni gather with students to begin the day with a Mass of Remembrance. During the Mass, alumni who died over the past year are remembered in a special way.
May 16, 2014: The Baccalaureate Mass opens the Commencement ceremonies at the end of the academic year. The Mass, planned and led by members of the graduating classes, is held at St. Raphael's Church in downtown San Rafael. Graduates, families, faculty and staff of the University join together in prayer to celebrate the completion of individuals' journeys and the resulting achievement of a long-sought goal.