Three words to help with confession

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

That, how, why. Years ago, a wise Dominican taught me these three words as a framework for thinking about confession, and they have stuck with me ever since. That you sin: Admit that you have sinned. Saying that you are wrong can be humbling and difficult, but none of us are perfect this side of […]

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Now is the Day of Resurrection

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Our faith juggles two seemingly opposed ideas. On the one hand, we are pilgrims in a foreign land, and we await the fulfillment of God’s promises. On the other hand, as St. Paul says, “now is the acceptable time… now is the day of salvation” (2 Corinthians 6:2). God’s promises to us have both an […]

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Would Pope Jesus be better than Ascending Jesus?

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tomorrow is Ascension Thursday, reminding us that we have ten final days of the Easter season to enjoy before Pentecost Sunday. On Ascension Thursday we commemorate when our Lord Jesus “was taken up into heaven and took His seat at the right hand of God.” (Mark 16:19) But why did our Lord Jesus ascend into […]

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Lord, to Whom Shall We Go?

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

“Simon Peter answered him, ‘Lord, to whom shall we go? Thou hast the words of eternal life. And we have believed and have known, that thou art the Christ, the Son of God.’” (Jn 6:68-9). Eternal life consists essentially in knowing God as he is. We cannot attain this knowledge on our own, nor can […]

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Ordination Mass Information

Monday, May 3, 2021

Ordinations The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus and the Vietnamese Vicariate of Saint Vincent Liem joyfully announce the Ordination of Rev Br. Chrysostom Mijinke, O.P. Rev. Br. Martin Maria Nguyen, O.P. (Vicariate of St. Vincent Liem) Rev. Br. John Winkowitsch, O.P. to the Order of the Priesthood and Br. […]

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