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 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!

+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 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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