“Dominican Brothers” Book – Advancing the Mission

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

After a year of intense research, Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P., has released his latest book, Dominican Brothers: Conversi, Lay, and Cooperator Friars. Traveling to Poland, Vietnam and a number of other countries, he discovered little-known facts and amazing stories about the Dominican brothers, and the importance of their vocation in advancing the mission of the Order […]

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“Certitude of Truth” Now Available

Friday, December 1, 2017

In Certitude of Truth, Fr. Brian Mullady, O.P., reflects on the many works of Pope Benedict XVI, examining various aspects of the Church and her role in society, including: the liturgy, Christ, philosophy, the relation of faith to reason, moral theology, and conscience. According to Fr. Reginald Martin, O.P., “This small book offers, with the […]

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Fast Friars Run the Race

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Most student brothers at St. Albert’s spend their Saturdays working on homework, preparing for ministry, or catching up on chores. But for Br. Thomas Aquinas Pickett, O.P., Br. Andrew Opsahl, O.P., Br. Matthew Heynen, O.P., Br. Scott Norgaard, O.P., and Br. Damien Dominic Nguyen, O.P., Saturday, March 18 was the perfect day to run 13.1 […]

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Province Ministry Changes

Sunday, December 11, 2016

It is with a heavy heart that we announce our province will be returning the following ministries to their respective dioceses effective June 30, 2017: the Newman Catholic Community at the University of California San Diego, the Saint Andrew Newman Center at the University of California Riverside, and Saint Mary Magdalen Church in Berkeley. For […]

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Grand Opening of Cate’s Café

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

On Friday, January 15 — just five months after work began — St. Catherine of Siena Newman Center in Salt Lake City opened it’s new coffee house, Cate’s Café. The ceremony included: a reading from Scripture, a blessing by Fr. Lukasz Misko, O.P., campus minister Julie Bellefuille turning on the “OPEN” sign to cheers, and everyone enjoying […]

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Rise Up And Focus

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Over the past couple of weeks, Dominicans from the Western Province have attended two national conferences aimed at supporting Catholic college students.  The Rise Up Conference, hosted by Canada’s Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO), and the Student Leadership Summit, hosted by U.S.-based Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), gather thousands of college students for training in evangelization, […]

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Friars Preach Truth to Youth

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Over 200 Catholic teenagers and young adults gathered at St. Martin’s University in Lacey, Washington this past weekend, for the third annual Ignite Your Torch Northwest youth conference. And among the sea of blue and green shirts, there were also a number of habits, including those of the Dominican Friars of the Province of the […]

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Preaching with Technology

Friday, June 12, 2015

St. Dominic’s in San Francisco hosted its second Catholic Hackathon this past weekend. Developers, designers and creative individuals from around the Bay Area came together and began building a number of applications and programs to spread the Gospel by digital means. Learn more by watching the video below, and reading the article in OSV Newsweekly.

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2015 Ordinations

Saturday, June 6, 2015

On May 30th, four of our brothers were ordained by Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco — Fr. Gabriel Thomas Mosher, O.P., to the priesthood, and Rev. Br. Dominic Tuan Ngo, O.P., Rev. Br. Christopher Brannan, O.P., and Rev. Br. Dennis Klein, O.P., to the diaconate. Watch and share our video of this special day, […]

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Consecrated Life Panel

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Prince of Peace Catholic Newman Center at the University of Washington recently hosted a panel discussion on religious life. Moderated by Patheos blogger and Newman Center parishioner, Artur Rosman, the event was just one of many Prince of Peace has hosted as part of the worldwide celebration of the Year of Consecrated Life. The panel included Dominicans, Carmelites, […]

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