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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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DSPT Aquinas Lecture 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

This year’s Aquinas lecture at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology on Tuesday, February 23 at 7:30pm will feature Fr. Olivier-Thomas Venard, O.P., speaking on Life, Language and Christ: A Thomistic Approach. Fr. Olivier-Thomas is a New Testament professor and Vice Director of the École Biblique et Archéologique Française de Jérusalem. His presentation will […]

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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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Fr. Vic’s Funeral

Monday, February 8, 2016

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Victor Cavalli, O.P., who died on Friday, February 5, 2016. The funeral arrangements are as follows: Thursday, February 11 4pm to 6:30pm – Viewing at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church in Benicia, CA 7pm – Vigil Service at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church in Benicia, CA Friday, February […]

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DSPT College of Fellows Convocation

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

On January 30 at 1:30pm, the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology will host its annual Convocation of the College of Fellows. This year’s featured presenters include: Patrick Brennan, Bill Cox and John Denniston. Patrick Brennan is a legal scholar and professor at Villanova University. Reflecting on the law as it is understood in our our Catholic tradition, he […]

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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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Be A Preacher of Mercy

Friday, January 1, 2016

“We are called to show mercy because mercy has first been shown to us,” Pope Francis proclaims in Misericordiae Vultus. As we continue our celebration of this Extraordinary Year of Mercy, and the 800th Jubilee of the Order of Preachers, we offer seven, simple suggestions anyone can follow to be a preacher of mercy, many […]

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