Vocations Blog


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.

Novices of the Province of St. Joseph

Friars to make Simple Profession in Ohio


Our novices will soon make their profession of vows and move to Washington, DC to begin studies towards the priesthood.

Join the friars at St. Vincent Ferrer Church and Priory on Manhattan

New York City 2018 Vocation Event


Our friars in New York City invite young men considering a vocation to St. Vincent Ferrer on Manhattan for our annual vocation event on July 10 from 3-9PM. Must RSVP.

Great Opportunities in the Buckeye State

2018 OHIO Summer Vocation Events


Various events will take place in the state of Ohio to meet our new vocation director, Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk OP and many of our friars. There is a Dominican Rite Mass, the celebration of St. Dominic, a Gathering with our Novices and finally, a Mass of Simple Profession.

These men will receive the habit of our founder on 8 August in Ohio

Announcing the 2018 Novitiate Class


Grateful to God, the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Joseph announce these men will enter our novitiate in Madeira, Ohio. Please pray for them!

Dominican Preaching

Penance for Preaching: Hunger for God and for Souls


Fr. Raymund Snyder, O.P., preached the following homily at a Vocations Weekend Mass at the Dominican House of Studies on February 18, 2018.

Provincial News

Diaconate Ordination 2018


On March 10, 2018, six friars will be ordained to the diaconate in Washington, DC.

Provincial News

Solemn Vows Liturgy and Reception


On Saturday, February 10, 2018, thirteen friars made their Solemn Vows as members of the Order of Preachers.

Academic News

Conference on Thomas Aquinas and the Greek Fathers


In January 2018, thirteen Dominican friars joined scholars from around the world to examine the relationship of Thomas Aquinas and the Greek FathersĀ at a conference in Ave Maria, FL.

Pro-Life Witness

Dominican Friars at the March for Life


On Friday, January 19th, 2018, the Dominican friars marched among thousands at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.