ANNOUNCING 2017-18 VOCATION WEEKENDS


April 18, 2017

2017 Summer & 2017-18 Vocation Weekends graphic

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Contact Fr. Benedict Croell OP vocations@dominicanfriars.org or text him: 202-642-3597 to register.

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

+NEXT VOCATION WEEKENDS (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 at St. Vincent Ferrer Priory in New York City.

*The first vocation weekend in the history of the US Dominicans for men considering the Cooperator Brotherhood will be 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

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PAST 2017 SUMMER VOCATION EVENTS (so you can see what we do during the summer months) + did you know our 22-24 Sept. 2017 vocation weekend had a waiting list – plan ahead!

+2017 Priesthood Ordinations for 7 of our friars was on May 20 at 9:30AM at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church in Washington, DC.  All ordination Masses are open to the public.  Some men interested in a vocation arrived Friday evening (May 19) and some stayed through Sunday for the first Masses.  Our novices were also here in Washington, DC for the celebrations.

+New York City Vocation Event is Wednesday, July 12 at St. Vincent Ferrer on the upper east side of Manhattan – starts at 3PM, includes 4PM tour of church, 5:30PM vespers/meal with friars, a 7:30PM holy hour  with preaching/compline and Fellowship with Friars.  RSVP is required: vocations@dominicanfriars.org  INFO HERE

+New England Vocation Event is Monday, July 17 at PC – arrivals are 3:30-4PM; 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 with chaplains of PC and friars of St. Pius V – RSVP is required.

+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. RSVP is required.

+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. No RSVP required, but if you would like to meet the Dominicans contact the vocation director in advance!

+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. No RSVP required, but if you would like to meet the Dominicans contact the vocation director in advance!

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