• Dominic Langevin award

    Fr. Dominic Langevin, OP, awarded the St. Thomas Aquinas Dissertation Prize

    One of the newest recruits to the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception has just been awarded the St. Thomas Aquinas Dissertation Prize from Ave Maria University, Florida. Fr. Dominic Langevin, OP, defended his dissertation “From Passion to Paschal Mystery: A Recent Magisterial Development Concerning the Christological Foundation of the Sacraments” last year at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

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    Another Academic Year Begins at the Dominican House of Studies!

    The 2014-2015 academic year kicked off this week at the Dominican House of Studies, beginning with a Mass of the Holy Spirit on Monday, August 25th. In his homily Fr. John Langlois, OP, president of the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, exhorted faculty and students to be ever mindful of the goal of teaching and learning in a Dominican context: the salvation of souls.

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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.

  • 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.

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Dominic Langevin award

Fr. Dominic Langevin, OP, awarded the St. Thomas Aquinas Dissertation Prize

One of the newest recruits to the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception has just been awarded the St. Thomas Aquinas Dissertation Prize from Ave Maria University, Florida. Fr. Dominic Langevin, OP, defended his dissertation “From Passion to Paschal Mystery: A Recent Magisterial Development Concerning the Christological Foundation of the Sacraments” last year at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Mass of Holy Spirit

Another Academic Year Begins at the Dominican House of Studies!

The 2014-2015 academic year kicked off this week at the Dominican House of Studies, beginning with a Mass of the Holy Spirit on Monday, August 25th. In his homily Fr. John Langlois, OP, president of the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, exhorted faculty and students to be ever mindful of the goal of teaching and learning in a Dominican context: the salvation of souls.

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.

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

This week’s show is hosted by Br. John Devaney, O.P., Fr. Sebastian White, O.P., and Br. Innocent Smith, O.P.  The readings for Sunday’s mass are: Jeremiah 20:7-9; Romans 12:1-2; and Matthew 16:21-27. Click here to listen.

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Holy Father Augustine

Since the foundation of the Order of Preachers, Dominicans have followed the Rule of St. Augustine and venerated the saint under the title “Holy Father Augustine.” In addition to St. Augustine’s general patronage of the Order, some friars have had such a strong devotion to St. Augustine as to take on his name as their own.

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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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