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Molleen Dominguez

Job Title:

Religious Studies Department Chair & Teacher


Religious Studies


Phone: (510) 577-9100



Started at O'Dowd:



Bachelor of Journalism- University of Missouri Master of Divinity- Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University

Originally from:

Naperville, IL

Why I Teach:

I believe education enables students to make intentional choices about their futures.

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Why are the subjects you teach important?:

Engaging in Religious Studies brings students face to face with important contemporary issues in light of time honored wisdom. It allows students to engage with a diverse array of religious practices and beliefs, especially the Catholic tradition, and it encourages students to become more intentional and sincere citizens of the world.

Favorite quotes:

"Speak only when it is an improvement on the silence." ~ Anonymous

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Recommended reads:

Tattoos on the Heart by Fr. Gregory Boyle, SJ The Breath of God by Nancy Ross Good Goats: Healing our Image of God by Dennis, Sheila and Matthew Linn Expecting Adam by Martha Beck The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems

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