St. Thomas Meets Richard Dawkins – Aquinas on God, Faith and Religion

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Please join us for a look at what St. Thomas Aquinas would say to atheist Richard Dawkins today. This presentation is designed to appeal to a wide audience of interested students, religious and the broader community.  It can be both an accessible introduction to St. Thomas and an enjoyable application for those already invested in […]

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First Vows 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus cordially invite you to the First Profession of their Brothers Elias Guadalupe Ford Antony Augustine Cherian Nathaniel Maria Mayne John Peter Anderson Matthew Wanner into the hands of The Very Reverend Mark Padrez, O.P. Prior Provincial Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 10:00am St. Albert […]

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Fr. Thomas Paul Chrysostom Raftery’s Funeral

Friday, April 13, 2018

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Thomas Paul Chrysostom Raftery, O.P., who died on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The funeral arrangements are as follows: Tuesday, April 17 7:30pm – Vigil Service at St. Albert’s Priory in Oakland, CA (5890 Birch Ct., Oakland, CA 94618) Wednesday, April 18 10:30am – Mass of […]

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Ordination Mass 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Priestly Ordination The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus cordially invite you to the Ordination of their Brothers Christopher Wetzel, O.P. Bradley Thomas Elliott, O.P Thomas Aquinas Pickett, O.P. Pius Youn, O.P. to the Order of the Presbyterate through the Imposition of Hands and the Prayer of Ordination by […]

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Solemn Vows 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus cordially invite you to the Solemn Profession of their Brother Gregory Augustine Liu, O.P. Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 10am St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6170 Chabot Road — Oakland, California RSVP here Make a gift in honor of those professing Solemn Vows here Learn why […]

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Novices’ Southern Tour

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Every year the novices visit our communities throughout the Province, on a southern tour in the spring, and a northern tour during the summer. During these tours, the brothers share their stories of discernment and learn about the various ministries the friars are involved in. Check out the schedule below to see where you can […]

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Novena in Honor of Our Lady of Lourdes

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Fr. Allan White, O.P., of the Province of England, will be the preacher at this year’s Novena in Honor of our Lady of Lourdes, celebrated from February 3-11, 2018. Masses will be offered at St. Dominic’s Church in San Francisco (the home of the Shrine of Saint Jude) at 8am and 5:30pm on weekdays, and at 11:30am and […]

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Ring In the New Year with the Novices

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

On Sunday, December 31 at 10:30pm, the novice brothers at Saint Dominic’s Church in San Francisco will lead a prayer service to end 2017. In addition to chanting the Office of Readings and reflections from the novices, there will be time for silent prayer. Afterwards, Fr. Anthony Rosevear, O.P., will offer a Vigil Mass for […]

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Fr. Patrick LaBelle’s Funeral

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Patrick LaBelle, O.P., who died on Monday, December 11, 2017. The funeral arrangements are as follows: Thursday, December 14 7:30pm – Vigil Service at St. Dominic’s Church in San Francisco (2390 Bush St., San Francisco, CA 94115) Friday, December 15 10:00am – Mass of Christian Burial […]

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