ANNOUNCING 2017-18 VOCATION WEEKENDS & 2017 Summer Events

April 18, 2017

2017 Summer & 2017-18 Vocation Weekends graphic

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RSVP is required.  For some events, overnight spaces are limited. Contact Fr. Benedict Croell OP or text him: 202-642-3597 to register.

~ our vocation weekends have been to capacity for the past 7 years, plan ahead!

+ALL VOCATION WEEKENDS (Sept. 22-24, Nov. 10-12, Feb. 16-18, Apr. 6-8) ARE AT THE DOMINICAN HOUSE OF STUDIES IN WASHINGTON, D.C. – except the 2017 October Cooperator Brotherhood Vocation Weekend, which is in New York City.

+The first vocation weekend in the history of the US Dominicans for men considering the Cooperator Brotherhood will be at our priory of St. Vincent Ferrer in New York City from October 6-8, 2017 (over the feast of our Lady of the Rosary) – space is VERY limited. This weekend is only for men considering the Cooperator Brotherhood.  +MORE INFO

+2017 Priesthood Ordinations for 7 of our friars are May 20 at 9:30AM at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church in Washington, DC.  The ordination Mass is open to the public.  Some men interested in a vocation will arrive Friday evening (May 19) and some will stay through Sunday for the first Masses.  If you would like to come and meet many friars (including our novices) and take part in our celebrations, you should contact Fr. Ben to RSVP now.

+New York City Vocation Event is July 12 at St. Vincent Ferrer on the upper east side of Manhattan – details forthcoming, includes tour of church, vespers/meal with friars. holy hour and a talk on Dominican Life.

+New England Vocation Event is July 17 at PC – details forthcoming, includes a tour of Providence College (only college run by the Dominican Friars in the USA), vespers/meal with friars and a talk on Dominican Life.

+Ohio Vocation Event with our Novices is August 10, midafternoon at St. Gertrude Priory in Cincinnati – details forthcoming; includes tour of church/priory, vespers/meal, a talk on Dominican Life, ends with compline at 9:30PM in priory chapel; chance to meet novices and hear their vocation stories.

+St. Dominic (Aug. 8) Mass with Dominican Friars is at 11:30AM – open to all; men coming will have a chance to speak with the vocation director

+Simple Profession Mass (Aug. 15) for our Novices for the Solemnity of the Assumption is 11:30AM – open to all; men coming will have a chance to speak with the vocation director

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