Br. Frederick Narberes, O.P.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

William Narberes, 81, a Dominican Friar of the Western Dominican Province, died on January 16, 2019. He was born April 30, 1937 in Martinez, California to Catherine (Lane) and Rene Narberes. William entered the Dominican Order Western Province and was professed a Cooperator Brother receiving the name Frederick on May 20, 1961. Over the 57 […]

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Fr. Aquinas Costello, O.P.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Born Richard Costello in Lincoln, NE on September 1, 1926, Fr. Aquinas Richard Costello passed away quietly at Nazareth House on December 1st after a lengthy illness. Having been pre-deceased by his parents, Clarence Emmett Costello and Hazel May Hills Costello, his brothers, Donald, Edwin and John Costello, he is survived by his brothers, James […]

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Truth, Technology and Transformation

Monday, November 5, 2018

Nearly twenty years ago, when he was a layman, several Dominican friars from all over the world invited Fr. Corwin Low, OP, to a small convocation at the house of studies of the Toulouse province in France. Before he entered the Dominican Order, Fr. Corwin studied electrical engineering and computer science. He used these skills […]

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Fr. Joseph Asturias, O.P.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Joseph Louis Asturias was born in Guatemala City in 1908 to Manuel Asturias and Rosa Coblentz Braun, the owners of large coffee plantations in and around Antiqua and Guatemala City. In 1910, the reigning dictator attacked one of the prominent aristocrats in the region, and Joseph’s father, fearing for his family’s safety, decided to leave […]

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Novice Class of 2017-2018

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

At the end of August, five men received the habit of the Order of Preachers and began their first year of formation as novices. Blessed with different talents and interests, they look forward to giving witness to the kingdom of God as they continue their formation as Dominican preachers. Br. Elias Guadalupe Ford Brother Elias is from San Francisco, […]

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St. Juan Macias, O.P.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Born on March 2, 1585 in Spain, St. Juan Macias is one of the lesser known saints of the Order of Preachers. Like his friend St. Martin de Porres, Juan was not a priest, but a faithful friar who preached the Gospel in ways hidden to most. On January 22, 1622, Juan received the Dominican habit […]

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Novice Class of 2016-2017

Thursday, October 6, 2016

At the beginning of September, six young men received the habit of the Order of Preachers and began their first year of formation as novices. Blessed with different talents and interests, they look forward to giving witness to the kingdom of God as they continue their formation as Dominican preachers.   Br. John Winkowitsch Brother John is from Cut Bank, […]

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Fr. Paul Scanlon, O.P.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Paul was born on January 22, 1933 in Detroit, the only child of Marvin and Mary Ann Smithbauer Scanlon. As a young man he dreamed of being a foreign missionary. Eventually he entered the Order of Preachers and received the Dominican habit on August 14, 1952, and was ordained to the priesthood at St. Mary’s […]

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