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Advent and Apocalypse

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

With the end of the liturgical year fast approaching, Fr. James Disney Thompson, O.P., offers his keen insights as to how we should receive the readings at Mass, and prepare ourselves for Christ’s return. When I was young, my mother dreaded the readings at Mass about the end of the world, how terrible those days […]

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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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Holy Rosary Philosophy Conference 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Holy Rosary Church in Portland, Oregon will host the parish’s first philosophy conference entitled “The Nature, Role and Scope of the Conscience” on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The nature, role, and scope of the conscience is one of the most crucial and debated topics in modern thought. It encompasses everything from public policy decisions to […]

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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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Brothers in the Lord

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

“Within that region where the sweet west wind comes blowing…lies Caleruega, fortune-favored town…There the staunch love of the Christian faith was born into the world; God’s holy athlete, kind to his own and ruthless to his foes.” Writing less than a century after Saint Francis’ death, Dante Alighieri places these words in the mouth of […]

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“Ecce Homo” Art Exhibit Opening

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Blackfriars Gallery at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology will open its latest exhibit on October 15 at 2pm with a light reception. “Ecce Homo: Devotional Expressions of Hardship and Healing in the Americas” is inspired by Pontius Pilate’s proclamation in John 19:5 after scourging Jesus — “Behold the man,” and explores questions of […]

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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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Fr. Gerald Albert Buckley’s Funeral

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Gerald Albert Buckley, O.P., who died on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. The funeral arrangements are as follows: Wednesday, August 23 7:30pm — Vigil Service at Holy Rosary Church in Portland, OR Thursday, August 24 12:00pm — Mass at Holy Rosary Church in Portland, OR Sunday, August […]

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First Vows 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus cordially invite you to the First Profession of their Brothers John Winkowitsch Paschal Strader Athanasius Thompson Andrew Thomas Kang Paul Maria Müllner into the hands of The Very Reverend Mark Padrez, O.P. Prior Provincial Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 10:30am St. Albert the Great […]

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Fr. Francisco Vicente’s Funeral

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Francisco Vicente, O.P., who died on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The funeral arrangements are as follows: Wednesday, June 21 7:30pm — Vigil Service at Holy Rosary Church in Antioch, CA Thursday, June 22 10:00am — Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Rosary Church in Antioch, CA […]

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