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    Advent Stations at St. Dominic Church in DC

    The Dominican Parish of St. Dominic in Washington, DC is having its first annual Advent Stations on Saturday, December 13, at 7:00pm. Similar to an evening of lessons and carols, the night of Advent Stations will include both songs and scriptural readings relevant to Christ’s coming.

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    New CD of music for the Immaculate Conception

    The Schola of the Priory of the Immaculate Conception (Dominican House of Studies), Washington, DC, recently released a new CD titled “Ave Maria: Dominican Chant for the Immaculate Conception.”

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    St. Albert the Great Lecture at Providence College

    Fr. Christopher John Renz, OP will give this year’s St. Albert the Great Lecture at Providence College, RI, on Tuesday, November 18, at 4:00pm. Fr. Renz’s lecture is entitled “Health, Medicine, and Spirituality: The God Factor in Human Wellness.” The lecture will be held in the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies.

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    Meet the Friars — The Feast of St. Albert the Great

    Today is a special day for Dominicans: the Feast of St. Albert the Great. St. Albert is probably best known for teaching the doctor communis, St. Thomas Aquinas, whom he reportedly referred to as “the flower and glory of the world.” Yet St. Albert was no mean philosopher and theologian himself, receiving the title doctor universalis, the Universal Doctor, largely due to his voracious intellect and wide-ranging writings.

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    Dominican Student Brothers on EWTN

    A group of Dominican student brothers took the show on the road to appear on EWTN’s “Life on the Rock” program, airing at the following times (EST): Friday, Nov. 14 at 8:00 PM, Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1:30 AM, Sunday, Nov. 16 at 11:00 PM, and Tuesday, November 18 at 9:00 AM.

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    Dominican Saints and Dominican Souls: A Letter on the Occasion of Bishop Fenwick’s Death

    On All Dominican Souls Day, on the other hand, Dominicans pray especially for all the Dominican friars, sisters and members of lay and clerical fraternities who have gone before us and who might still need the intercession of their brothers and sisters on earth.

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    A Dominican Blessed from the House of Studies – Fr. Antonio Varona Ortega, OP

    November 6 is the feast day of a Dominican martyr with a close connection to the Dominican House of Studies: Bl. Antonio Varona Ortega, OP, a student at the House from 1922-1924.

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Advent Stations at St. Dominic Church in DC

The Dominican Parish of St. Dominic in Washington, DC is having its first annual Advent Stations on Saturday, December 13, at 7:00pm. Similar to an evening of lessons and carols, the night of Advent Stations will include both songs and scriptural readings relevant to Christ’s coming.

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Meet the Friars — The Feast of St. Albert the Great

Today is a special day for Dominicans: the Feast of St. Albert the Great. St. Albert is probably best known for teaching the doctor communis, St. Thomas Aquinas, whom he reportedly referred to as “the flower and glory of the world.” Yet St. Albert was no mean philosopher and theologian himself, receiving the title doctor universalis, the Universal Doctor, largely due to his voracious intellect and wide-ranging writings.

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