The Dominican Ecclesial Institute (D+E+I), a ministry of the Province of St. Albert the Great, is a lay-led adult education and faith formation ministry and theological institute, established as a collaborative work of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, the Dominican Friars and the Laity. Through this ministry, we strive to live out the Dominican charism: to praise, to bless, and to preach


The Dominican Ecclesial Institute (D+E+I) serves the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. Our primary outreach
is to members of partner Catholic parishes & next generation faith seekers in the greater Albuquerque area. We utilize engaging presentations, community building activities & modern communication tools to enrich the spiritual & intellectual lives all.

We strive to:

  • Engage adults of all ages in educational opportunities that encourage active listening, insightful questioning, dynamic discussion, and deliberate action by providing:

  1. A forum for guest lecturers to introduce topics of interests

  2. Opportunities to read and discuss theology and philosophy in a book club setting,

  3. Missions in partnership with local parishes.

  • Actively seek new ways of engagement by being open to creative opportunities to build the community through:

  1. Audio and visual accessibility and podcasts

  2. Social Media

  3. ABQ Theology on Tap

  4. Catholic Community Calendar 

  • Enrich the People of God of the Archdiocese through celebration and song by sponsoring an awards event to honor individuals committed to a diversity of ministries that nurture adult faith life.

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