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    Dreams of their Mothers — St. Monica and Bl. Jane of Aza

    Today the Church celebrates the feast day of St. Monica, mother of St. Augustine, or Holy Father Augustine as Dominicans know him. St. Dominic had many ties with St. Augustine, beginning his religious life as a canon under the Rule of Augustine, a rule he later chose for his Order of Preachers. But the mothers of both saints also shared something in common: visions of their sons’ futures.

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    Dominican Studentate, 2014-2015

    The Dominican Province of St. Joseph is blessed to have fifty-six men in post-novitiate formation at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC.

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    Dominican Assistance in Black Mass Lawsuit

    Fr. Joseph Fox, O.P., a canon lawyer from the Province of St. Joseph, recently assisted Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City in a lawsuit against a satanic group scheduled to hold a black mass on September 22nd.

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    Iraq and the Queen of Peace

    In response to the present turmoil in Iraq, members of the Order of Preachers in Iraq and throughout the world have been vocal in calling attention to the persecution and sectarian violence being endured by so many Christians and non-Christians in the country.

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Saint_Augustine_and_Saint_Monica edit

Dreams of their Mothers — St. Monica and Bl. Jane of Aza

Today the Church celebrates the feast day of St. Monica, mother of St. Augustine, or Holy Father Augustine as Dominicans know him. St. Dominic had many ties with St. Augustine, beginning his religious life as a canon under the Rule of Augustine, a rule he later chose for his Order of Preachers. But the mothers of both saints also shared something in common: visions of their sons’ futures.

Dominican Studentate 2014-2015

Dominican Studentate, 2014-2015

The Dominican Province of St. Joseph is blessed to have fifty-six men in post-novitiate formation at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC.

fr joseph fox

Dominican Assistance in Black Mass Lawsuit

Fr. Joseph Fox, O.P., a canon lawyer from the Province of St. Joseph, recently assisted Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City in a lawsuit against a satanic group scheduled to hold a black mass on September 22nd.

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Word to Life Radio Broadcast: Twenty-First Sunday of Ordinary of Time

This week’s show is hosted by Fr. Gabriel Gillen, O.P., and Br. John Devaney, O.P. The readings for Sunday’s mass are: Isaiah 22:19-23; Romans 11:33-36, 29-32; and Matthew 16:13-20. Click here to listen.

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Word to Life Radio Broadcast: Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time

This week’s show is hosted by Fr. Gabriel Gillen, O.P., and Fr. John Chrysostom Kozlowski, O.P.  The readings for Sunday’s mass are: Isaiah 56:1, 6-7; Romans 11:13-15, 29-32; and Matthew 15:21-28.   Click here to listen.

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Ending the Day with the Virgin Mary

The Dominican Order has always had an intimate devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, seeing her as the Queen of Preachers, who holds the Word of God in her heart. As we celebrate the great solemnity of the Assumption today, we present one of the early Order’s great Marian stories, about the origin of the Dominican practice of singing the Salve Regina at the end of Night Prayer.

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