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Dominican Colloquia in Berkeley

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Person, Soul and Consciousness: Philosophical and Theological Perspectives How do philosophical insights into the human person illumine topics within theology? How do recent developments in theology present challenges or opportunities for philosophical research into consciousness, person, and the soul? This year’s colloquium from July 12-15, 2017 at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology and […]

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Priestly Fraternities of St. Dominic

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Can one be a diocesan priest and a Dominican at the same time? Come and see from 3-8pm on April 25, 2017 This informational meeting is open to all diocesan priests and will be hosted by Fr. Florentino Bolo, O.P., Promoter of the Priestly Fraternities of Saint Dominic RSVP by April 18 to vocations@opwest.org Overnight […]

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Dominican Traditions During Holy Week

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Holy Week is a special time in the life of the Church, beginning with Palm Sunday and ending with Holy Saturday. During this period, we reflect on the passion and death of Christ as we prepare for the celebration of the Lord’s resurrection at Easter. In addition to the Church’s numerous devotions, Dominicans have developed […]

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Ordination Mass 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus cordially invite you to the Ordination of their Brothers Christopher Wetzel, O.P. Bradley Thomas Elliott, O.P. Thomas Aquinas Pickett, O.P. Pius Youn, O.P. to the Order of Deacons by the Most Reverend Jaime Soto Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 10am St. Dominic’s Catholic […]

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Solemn Vows 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus cordially invite you to the Solemn Profession of their Brothers Cody Hyacinth Jorgensen, O.P. Andrew Opsahl, O.P. Pius Youn, O.P. Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10am St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6170 Chabot Road — Oakland, California RSVP here Make a gift in honor of those […]

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Fast Friars Run the Race

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Most student brothers at St. Albert’s spend their Saturdays working on homework, preparing for ministry, or catching up on chores. But for Br. Thomas Aquinas Pickett, O.P., Br. Andrew Opsahl, O.P., Br. Matthew Heynen, O.P., Br. Scott Norgaard, O.P., and Br. Damien Dominic Nguyen, O.P., Saturday, March 18 was the perfect day to run 13.1 […]

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College of Fellows Symposium

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology will host its annual Convocation of the College of Fellows on January 27-28, 2017. This year’s event will feature a symposium entitled “The Stewardship of Knowledge and Evangelization in Our Culture: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives,” with over 20 experts from various fields presenting on education, the arts, science, business, law, technology […]

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We Saw A Star Rising

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

While the Christmas creche is often attributed to Saint Francis, credited with making the first living nativity scene in Italy, the Feast of the Epiphany is a day associated with the Order of Preachers. Not only do we celebrate the revelation of Christ to all the nations (the mission of every Dominican), but in “The […]

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Fr. Finbarr Hayes’ Funeral

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Finbarr Hayes, O.P., who died on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. The funeral arrangements are as follows: Tuesday, December 27 7pm — Viewing at St. Albert’s Priory in Oakland, CA 7:30pm — Vigil Service at St. Albert’s Priory in Oakland, CA Wednesday, December 28 10:30am — Mass […]

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Pilgrimage to Portugal

Friday, December 16, 2016

Due to an insufficient number of registrations, we are sorry to report that the Rosary Center and Western Dominican Province’s pilgrimage to Portugal has been canceled. If you’ve already registered, Corporate Travel will be contacting you to offer an alternative pilgrimage to Portugal, or to work with you to complete a refund. If you were interested […]

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