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Our Program of Formation involves eight years of academic and ministerial training. Throughout all that time our student friars in formation depend completely on the generosity of others and so keep our benefactors in particular at the center of our prayer life. Pleased do ad your own regular donation to our continuing need. We thank you now and will continue to thank you with our prayers.
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Our Dominican School
The Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA offers Masters and other degree and certificate programs rooted in the tradition of the Dominican order and our brother, St. Thomas Aquinas. Faithful to the teaching of Holy Mother, the Church, our school prepares not only young men studying for the priesthood, but also other men and women who will be the leaders of local communities of faith. Please do join in supporting this essential ministry of the Western Dominican Province.
St. Albert's Priory is delighted to announce the Novice Class of 1997. These nine men have come from various walks of life, but all have sought to live and serve the Lord in the tradition of St. Dominic De Guzman. Please pray for them as they spend one year dedicated to deeper prayer as they learn to live the Dominican life.
"Before all things, most dear brothers, we must love God and after Him our neighbor; for these are the principal commands which have been given to us. The following things, then, we direct you, who live in the monastery, to observe: First, that you dwell together in unity in the house and be of one mind and one heart in God, remembering that this is the end for which you are collected here. ..."
-Rule of St. Augustine
Br. John Martin
Palo Alto, CA