New Provincial Elected!

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus joyfully announce the election of Fr. Christopher Paul Fadok, O.P., as Prior Provincial. He has most recently served as Socius and Vicar to the Provincial. Fr. Christopher was elected by the Chapter capitulars on Thursday, January 10, 2019 and now begins his […]

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The Fifth Joyful Mystery: The Finding in the Temple

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

That the twelve-year-old Jesus clearly knew the Law and the Prophets is evident in the fact that the learned men even bothered listening to the child. However, it is unlikely that they would have spent three whole days putting up with any child – no matter how cute – if all he could do was […]

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9th Annual Thomas Aquinas Philosophy Workshop | June 9, 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019

The Catholic and Dominican Institute’s Ninth Annual Philosophy Workshop, “Aquinas on Human Action and Virtue,” will be held at Mount Saint Mary College on June 19-23, 2019. Aquinas offers a powerful synthetic account of human action and of the virtues that dispose human beings to act well. These topics have also attracted significant interest in […]

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The Fourth Joyful Mystery: The Presentation

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

It seems an unusual requirement that Mary and Joseph should consecrate God’s own Son back to Himself. And yet, in obedience to the Law of Moses, Mary and Joseph do just that, obeying the requirement that “Every male that opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord” (Luke 2:24). This law hearkens back […]

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How Does a Dominican Chapter Work?

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Since the earliest days of St. Dominic, the Order of Preachers has been a fiercely democratic institution, embodying the principles of collegiality, subsidiarity, representation and accountability. Thus, the Order values the wisdom, experience and ideas of a wide spectrum of friars in providing for the good of our mission: preaching the truth. The Order of […]

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