News & Events

Word to Life

Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard

On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. & Fr. Gabriel Gillen, O.P. reflect on the timeless message of Our Lady of Fatima, and the readings for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Provincial News

New Dominican Priories in Ohio and Kenya

On September 18, 2017, the Dominican houses of St. Patrick’s in Columbus, OH, and St. Dominic’s in Karen, Kenya were elevated to the rank of Priory.

Studentate Sports

A Pledge of Present Glory

The Student Brothers of the Dominican House of Studies take part in occasional sports matches with seminarians from nearby institutions. On September 16, 2017, the Friars took on the Seminarians of Mount Saint Mary’s.

Provincial News

A New Prior at the Dominican House of Studies

The Priory of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC recently elected Fr. Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P., as prior for the next three years.

Provincial News

2017 Labor Day Classic

Each year the Dominican friars in Washington, D.C. celebrate Labor Day with a baseball game with the Marians of the Immaculate Conception. Br. John Paul Kern, O.P., reports on this year’s match.

Provincial News

Reception of the Habit and Simple Profession of Vows

In mid-August, ten men received the Dominican habit and fourteen made simple profession of vows at the Priory of St. Gertrude in Cincinnati, OH.


Fr. Robert Regis Heuschkel, O.P. (1923-2017)

Father Robert Regis Heuschkel, O.P., died in the evening of July 19, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman, OH, at the age of 94. For over sixty-five years, he faithfully serve in teaching and parochial ministry including over twenty-eight years of ministry at St. Dominic Priory in Youngstown, OH.


Br. Michael Downey, O.P. (1938-2017)

Brother Martin Michael Downey, O.P., died peacefully in the morning of July 15, 2017, at Rosary Hill Home, Hawthorne, NY at the age of 79.   For over fifty years, Br. Downey served the province and the Church.

Provincial News

Dominican Friars and Secondary Education

The roots of Dominican ministry in the United States lies partially in cultivating the faith among the youth in an educational setting.

Provincial News

2017 Simple Profession in Ohio

All are invited to the simple profession of fourteen of our brothers at Mass on the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – August 15, 2017 at 11:30AM at St. Gertrude’s Church in Madeira, Ohio


Daily Articles from the Dominican Student Brothers

Does God Make Us Less Lonely?

Br. Philip Nolan, O.P.

A Crown of Saints

Br. Bartholomew Calvano, O.P.

Actively Living: A Deathbed Angel’s Tale

Br. Joseph Graziano, O.P.