News & Events


Announcing a New Book to Honor Saint Dominic


“Saint Dominic’s Way of Life: A Path to Knowing and Loving God” authored for Jubilee Year

Letter from the Prior Provincial

Update on Child Protection


Read a letter our prior provincial, Fr. Kenneth Letoile, O.P. to learn about the province’s efforts to protect children and promote transparency.

A Chapel that never closes


Among the hustle and bustle, Manhattan will soon have its first 24-hour adoration chapel, a sanctuary for people day and night.

Theology for a Missionary Church


The Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome has named a new Rector Magnificus, Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P.

PRÆDICATOR GRATIÆ


Preacher of Grace

Letter of the Holy Father to the Master of the Order of Preachers for the 8th Centenary of the death of Saint Dominic of Caleruega

Hillbilly Thomists Release New Album


On January 28, the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, the Hillbilly Thomists release their sophomore album, Living for the Other Side.

Members of the Hillbilly Thomists pose in the Catskill Mountains.

Hillbilly Thomists Announce New Album


The group of folk singing Dominican friars, the Hillbilly Thomists, plan to soon release their new album!

Solemn Mass in the Dominican Rite


For those who are familiar with the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, the Dominican Rite is its “cousin,” so to speak. It was the liturgy used by the Order of preachers from the mid-13th century until the liturgical changes following the Second Vatican Council.

How should we understand what’s happening as Catholics?

Spiritual Counsel in the Wake of George Floyd’s Death


People feel overwhelmed by the evil before us. The pervasiveness of hatred, whether racism or otherwise, seems total. How do we cope with this threat spiritually?

I find it particularly hard to say what I think here because, well, I’m still thinking about it.

One Chaplain’s Response to George Floyd’s Death


At a time like this, I wish I could bring all these people together to sit down at the table for dinner. It probably wouldn’t go very well, but at least the food would be top-notch. The endeavor might fall flat by the end of the evening, but I still think it would be worth a try. It would probably do a better job than Facebook.

Pope Paul VI and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Steps Toward Racial Justice

Racial Justice and Social Peace


Justice and peace are words sometimes used to summarize the whole area of our faith called Catholic social teaching and action. They are what the protestors decrying the brutal death of George Floyd last week in Minneapolis are chanting about. All want a harmonious society, but there can be no true peace without justice for all. As Pope St. Paul VI famously said in his message for the Day of Peace in 1972, “If you want peace, work for justice.” How do we do that?

Dominicana

Daily Articles from the Dominican Student Brothers

A Novice Mistress for Everyone

Br. Philip Nolan, O.P.

Why Doth “Pride Cometh Before the Fall?”

Br. Juan Macias Marquez, O.P.