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Word to Life

Divine Mercy Sunday


Easter Greetings in the Risen Lord! This week on Word to Life we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday. Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. is joined by Sister of Life, Sr. Filumena as well as fellow Dominican Friars Fr. Jonathan Kalisch, O.P. and Fr. James Cuddy, O.P. This podcast features the first and second readings of the Second Sunday of Easter. Also, Frs. Jonathan and James and Sr. Filumena share experiences from last year’s Word Youth Day in Krakow, Poland during the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy.

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ANNOUNCING 2017-18 VOCATION WEEKENDS & 2017 Summer Events


Our next vocation weekends for the 2017-18 academic year and 2017 Summer vocation events

Three Conversion Stories

Coming Home to the Catholic Faith


The Coming Home Network International recently shared the stories of four of our friars into the Catholic Faith and into the Dominican Order.

Fr. Gregory Pine OP offers principles of Discernment

Theology of Vocation with St. Thomas Aquinas (video)


Christian identity, vocation, mission, and destiny issue from and return to Trinitarian communion, giving glory to God in the rich beauty of varied and diverse states.

The Powerful Intercession of the Dominican Nuns & Sisters

The Lord has Given Us Great Hopes of a Good Catch!


Augustine Marogi OP on Rosary

The Rosary and the Greatest Vocation ever known


There is a special kind of thrill connected to receiving a mission from the Creator of the universe, a mission that is specifically tailored to an individual whose life may seemingly be inconsequential to the rest of the world.

Bl. Pier Georgio Frassati

Dominican Young Adult Frassati Fellowships


The Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Joseph are chaplains to 10 young adult ministries, including 7 Frassati Fellowships. Get involved and build up the Church.

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Getting Started: A Personal Message from Fr. Benedict OP


A personal message from Fr. Benedict Croell OP to men considering a vocation to the Dominican Province of St. Joseph.  Read this to get started.

When Your Parents Don’t Support Your Vocation


A religious vocation given to a son or daughter can be perceived as a great blessing to a family. It can also be perceived as a threat. If you think God is calling you to be a Dominican friar, and your parents are opposed, here are some things to keep in mind.

Word to Life Podcast: Episode 4