SUMMER 2013 VOCATION EVENTS for the Eastern Province Dominicans

April 29, 2013

*read about our new novices HERE.

This summer the Dominican Province of St. Joseph
organized regional vocation events.

If you have not made a vocation weekend yet in Washington DC, you should contact Fr. Benedict OP now to reserve your space. Did you know our vocation weekends next academic year are already starting to fill? It is important to RSVP for each of these events.


Vocation Event: Diaconate Ordination (click here)
September 7, 2013 at 10:00AM
Crypt Church, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Washington DC (across the street from the Dominican House of Studies)
-reception follows at House of Studies, RSVP

It is possible in some cases to stay the night with us if you are traveling a distance, contact Fr. Benedict OP as soon as possible.

1st Vocation Weekend of new Academic Year 2013-2014 will be September 27-30, 2013  (this weekend is already full – register now for the November weekend)

Vocation Event for Washington DC
Friday, May 24, 2013, St. Dominic’s, Washington DC
(reception follows at the Dominican House of Studies)
-more evening events are scheduled for vocation candidates after reception
          First Mass with All the Newly Ordained
          Dominican House of Studies, w/families, friends and friars
          Saturday, May 25, 2013 at ~8AM, breakfast follows
Sunday, May 26 there were a number of First Masses – click here for the schedule.
Vocation Event for New England (click)
Friday, June 7, 2013 at 4PM
St. Pius V parish & Providence College in Providence, RI
4PM Tour of St. Pius V & Providence College, 5PM Vespers at St. Pius V, dinner, and A Talk on Dominican Life

High School 2013 Dominican Vocation Event for Boys (OH & KY(click)
Monday, June 24, 2013 – 4:45-7:30PM
  (permission slips required via St. Gertrude H.S. Youth Ministry – CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD, and send to St. Gertrude Priory, Attn: Brad Bursa)
-with Novices & Priests of St. Gertrude Priory in Cincinnati
Rosary, Solemn Vespers of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Recreation w/Novices, Dinner & Talk on Dominican Life

Vocation Event for New York City (click here)
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 4:45PM
St. Joseph University Church at the Catholic Center at NYU
-arrive 4:45PM in time for 5PM Vespers
Cookout “on the roof”
Talk on Dominican Life as a University Chaplain with Fr. Allan White OP, Chaplain of NYU
A tour of St. Joseph University church and the Catholic Center at New York University in Lower Manhattan (New York City)
      WATCH VIDEO on The Catholic Center at NYU

Vocation Event for Ohio (click here)
Dominican Rite Mass at 2PM

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Mass in the Extraordinary Form for Holy Father, St. Dominic (celebrantFr. Austin Litke OP, Asst. Chaplain at NYU)
On Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 2PM there was celebrated a Dominican Rite Missa Cantata for the Solemnity of our Holy Father Dominic (old calendar) at St. Patrick’s Church in Columbus, Ohio. For men considering a vocation, there was a meal after the Mass with our friars.

Vocation Event: Mass of Solemn Profession of Vows (click here)
August 10, 2013 at 10:30AM
Dominican House of Studies
Washington, DC – reception to follow

August 15, 2013 at 11:30AM
St. Gertrude Church & Priory
Cincinnati, OH
-reception follows, with a chance to meet the new novices

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