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Fr. Fabian Stan Parmisano, O.P.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Stanley was born in Daly City on June 11, 1926 to Alma and Anthony Parmisano. After attending local parochial schools and Saint Mary’s College of California, he entered the Order of Preachers and professed first vows on September 10, 1948, receiving the name Fabian. He earned a Ph.D. in English Literature from Cambridge University, and after […]

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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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Bl. John Dominic

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Giovanni (John) de Banchini was born in Florence, Italy in the late 1300s and grew up near the Convent of Santa Maria Novella. Having known the Dominicans for his entire life, John petitioned to join the Order of Preachers at the age of 17, despite a speech impediment and little education. Eventually he was allowed to join […]

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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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Fr. Gabriel Thomas Mosher, O.P.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Jason Mosher was born on October 22, 1979 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As the oldest child he often thought of himself as “thoroughly spoiled.” He was raised Catholic until the age of seven, when his parents divorced. He attended public schools, played soccer, and was a typical child of the 1980s. “In those years my faith was like an old tennis racket. […]

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Masses of Thanksgiving

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Fr. Gabriel Thomas Mosher, O.P., will be offering numerous Masses of Thanksgiving around the Bay Area after his priestly ordination at St. Dominic’s Church in San Francisco on May 30, 2015 at 10:00am. Join us for the following:   Sunday, May 31 at 9:30am Trinity Sunday St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road – Oakland   […]

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St. Marie Alphonsine

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Soultaneh Marie Ghattas was born in Jerusalem on October 4, 1843. Her devout parents baptized her on November 19th of the same year, and five years later, Soultaneh began attending school with the Sisters of Saint Joseph of the Apparition. In 1860, after a two-year postulancy with the sisters, Soultaneh received the religious habit, along with […]

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DSPT Graduation

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology’s 83rd Commencement ceremony is scheduled for May 23rd at 1pm. With 25 students earning certificates and degrees, and three distinguished individuals being inducted into the College of Fellows, the event now requires an RSVP. Learn more about the graduates, the new Fellows, and how to reserve your place at dspt.edu/graduation2015.

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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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Our Friars are on TV

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Frs. Brian Mullady, O.P., and Emmerich Vogt, O.P., are both appearing on EWTN this month. EWTN Live will feature Fr. Brian and Dcn. Harold Burke-Sivers, who are promoting their new miniseries, Grace Filled Living. The following week, Fr. Emmerich will talk about widom, the virtues, and the Christian roots of 12-step recovery programs. You can […]

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