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Category: Dominicans

Dominicans at 800

Today, the Order of Preachers begin their 800 anniversary of papal approval. Today, also is the All Saints observance of the Order, so, a very good way to begin a year of celebration and reflection on the charism. Here is Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cadoré giving his greetings for the jubilee year… The […]

Romanus Cessario’s new book: Theology and Sanctity

I purchased this new book by Dominican Father Romanus Cessario: Theology and Sanctity today. I recommend all things written by Father Romanus. Many of his ideas were preached in various places including at the Dominican Church of New Haven, St Mary’s last year. The Fr. Cajetan Cuddy provided this synopsis: “Saint Thomas Aquinas showed the world that Catholic theology is […]

The NEW Blackfriars Films … Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life

The New York Province of Dominicans have brought together several media initiatives and created for themselves a new media division under the sponsorship of the Province of Saint Joseph with the debut of Blackfriar Films. They are off and running… Here we have a treat with Father Austin Dominic Litke, OP, Father Robert Koopman, OSB […]

Welcoming the Nashville Sisters in Scotland: love conquers everything

You may seen the story in the Catholic press the other day that four Nashville Dominican sisters began a band new mission in the Diocese of Aberdeen Scotland. Benedictine Bishop Hugh Gilbert preached the following brilliant  homily. He touches on the great humanity of the current situation and also on the theological underpinnings of what’s […]

Third Order Dominicans, New Haven, celebrate rites of reception and profession

Pope Benedict XV (1914-1922), himself a Third Order Dominican, said, “Among the means of holiness most useful and opportune for the defense of and progress of Christian faith and morals in our day, we recognize the Dominican Third Order as one of the most eminent, easy, and secure.” This afternoon New Haven’s Lay Fraternity of […]