The National “Preaching in Action” Conference
is a venue where college age students explore
Dominican spirituality and preaching.
The National College “Preaching in Action”
Conference is a collaborative response to our desire
as Dominicans to introduce college students to the
foundations and characteristics of Dominican
We commit ourselves to actively engage students in
prayer, preaching the Word, service, community and
modeling creative ways to make preaching a living
dynamic in their daily lives.
What’s it all about?
It’s about gathering together
to discover how each of us is called to preach the Gospel
message in our own unique way.
What happens at the Preaching
in Action Conference?
Y ou’ll have an opportunity to speak out: In group
discussions with new friends. You’ll learn about
the Dominican charism of preaching and how that charism
can be incorporated into your life.
Through your interests.
An array of speakers representing various congregations
provinces in the Order, will facilitate an experience
of yourself as preacher using the mediums of art, dance,
drama and music.
By hearing the Word of
You will learn how the Word of God is so vital to the
life of all Dominicans and come to know ways you can
make that Word come alive.
In prayer and the liturgy.
Using musical talents, gifted voices and individual
creativity, you will participate in the preparation
of prayer services and liturgies that are a vital part
of the conference. This powerful experience can be brought
back to your own parishes, campus ministries or any
other spiritual gathering.
Move forward boldy.
Awareness of the signs of the times will encourage you
to fulfill your own Christian mission of preaching the
Good News. You’ll be challenged to do what you
have never done before: to preach the “Good News”
can attend the Preaching in Action
Students from Dominican Colleges, or colleges which
have a Dominican presence, throughout the United States
are eligible to attend the Preaching in Action Conference.
The Conference was begun originally when the onnection
between the Dominican tradition of preaching and the
desire of many students to answer their own call to
preach was recognized. Four sophomore or junior students
and an adult mentor from each college or university
are accepted for this college preaching conference.
It is conducted annually at different Dominican college
$325 (per student and mentor)
Download this year's brochure here (PDF format)
Be a part of a unique
Dominican Preaching experience.
See for yourself the joy that comes
from making the Word come alive in your life and the lives