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3 Tips for a Virtuous Vacation

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Taking a vacation during the summer holidays can be difficult. Long lines at the airport and more cars on the road are often a cause of frustration. But it can all be worth it when you realize that rest and recreation can help improve your spiritual life. So whether you’re planning a vacation or a […]

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Musical Pilgrimage

Monday, March 21, 2016

On April 16 at 7:00pm, St. Albert’s Priory continues its celebration of the 800th Anniversary of the Order of Preachers with a Musical Pilgrimage through Spain, France and Italy. The concert will feature Fr. Robert Verrill, O.P. (trumpeter), Jacqueline Chew (pianist), Wendy Simon (flautist) and Joel Cohen (cellist), performing works from the birthplace of Saint Dominic de Guzman and […]

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Why Are the Statues Covered?

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Beginning on the fifth Sunday of Lent (formerly known as Judica Sunday after the first words of the introit “Judge me, O Lord”) and throughout passiontide, a number of churches veil all statues, images and crosses in purple cloth. Many theories exist as to the historical origins of this practice. During the ninth century in […]

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How Do Dominicans Elect Their Leaders?

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

As itinerant preachers, Dominicans are constantly on the go, traveling from place to place in order to proclaim the Gospel for the salvation of souls. After a certain number of years, every friar will be assigned to a ministry in a new place, based on the needs of the community and the particular gifts he […]

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Ordination Mass 2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus cordially invite you to the PRESBYTERAL ORDINATION of Rev. Br. Christopher Brannan, O.P. Rev. Br. Dennis Klein, O.P. Saturday, the 28th of May, 2016 at 10 o’clock in the morning St. Dominic’s Catholic Church 2390 Bush Street — San Francisco, CA — […]

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