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Respect Life Sunday


In light of tomorrow being Respect Life Sunday, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites Mr. Edward Short, Director of Development for the National Gianna Center, to Word to Life. The mission of the National Gianna Center is to provide pro-life, authentically Catholic health and fertility care to women and families.

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Last Rites


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., shares the moving story of a terminally ill young woman, who by the grace of God, requested & received the sacrament of baptism a few days before her death.

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Stand


This week on Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. welcomes back guests Jim Reyland, playwright and founder of the Writer’s Stage, as well as actors Barry Scott and Henry “Chip” Arnold. Writer’s Stage is celebrating an upcoming national tour of the play “Stand,” which is based on Jim’s real life encounter that began on the way to daily mass and the subsequent friendship with Mr. Johnny Allen, a homeless man in Nashville. In “Stand,” Barry plays the role of Johnny (named JJ) and Henry plays the role of Jim (named Mark.)

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Exaltation of the Holy Cross


Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites Fr. Luke Mary Fletcher, CFR, to this episode of Word to Life. Our hosts discuss the Holy Cross of Jesus Christ, and share insights on how we can carry our own crosses each day.

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Hospital Chaplaincy


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites Mr. John Schultz, coordinator of priest chaplains for ArchCare & Fr. Thomas Chellen, chaplain at White Plains Hospital to the show. Our hosts discuss their work as hospital chaplains and the importance of this unique ministry.

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That I May See


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites Fr. Barry Braum, MSE to the show. Our hosts discuss Fr. Barry’s recent book, “That I May See: Journeying from Spiritual Confusion and Blindness To the Radiance of the Eucharist.”

Catholic Social Teaching

The Mayor, the Pope, and the Angelic Doctor


On July 5th, the remarkable mayor of Florence, Giorgio La Pira, was declared Venerable by Pope Francis. La Pira (1904-1977) was a Dominican tertiary who lived at the Priory of San Marco for some of his time as mayor. An apostle of peace and integral human development, his life is a testimony to the vigor of the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas.

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Cleansing the Church


On this somber episode of the Word to Life podcast, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., and Officer Charlie Carroll of the NYPD, discuss the current sex abuse crisis in the Roman Catholic Church.

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The Life of Grace


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. & Fr. Sebastian White, O.P., discuss the life of grace working in the soul and our transformation through the sacraments in the Church.

Vestition 2018

Sixteen Men Begin Novitiate Year


On the Feast of St. Dominic, the Priory of St. Gertrude joyfully received sixteen new novices. During the vestition ceremony, the men were clothed in the Dominican habit and received their religious names.

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Daily Articles from the Dominican Student Brothers

Desiring Martyrdom

Br. Elijah Dubek, O.P.

Contemplating Beauty in Music

Br. Columba Thomas, O.P.

Dominican Carmelites

Br. Juan Macias Marquez, O.P.