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How to Waste Time Like a Saint

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Our common life as Dominicans follows a daily schedule of prayer and meals called an horarium, but that still leaves us with a lot of time left to plan on our own. How do we make the best use of that time for prayer, study, work, and recreation? One of the best time management tips […]

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Wise Habits: 30 minutes with DSPT Scholars

Monday, October 19, 2020

On behalf of Fr. Peter Rogers, O.P., and everyone at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, we are excited to announce a new online live series beginning this month called Wise Habits: 30 Minutes with DSPT Scholars. Each month (dates attached) the DSPT will feature one of its esteemed Dominican friars, or a special guest, […]

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The Eucharist: Our Burning Bush

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

“And the angel of the Lord appeared to [Moses] in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush; and he looked, and behold, the bush was burning, yet it was not consumed.” (Exodus 3:2) “In this [fire] it prefigured this sacrament [the Eucharist], in which the fire of kindness and of divine […]

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Valuing Truth Wherever It Is Found

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

St. Thomas Aquinas, one of the intellectual luminaries of our Order, is a model thinker. He integrated the thought of diverse intellectuals in and out of the Church, arranging them into what St. John Paul II calls “the most elevated synthesis [of faith and reason] ever attained by human thought” (Fides et Ratio §78). Aquinas […]

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Rosary Sunday is Here!

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Praise God, vocations continue to grow, even during these challenging times! This week is our annual Rosary Sunday: Dominican Student Appeal, which supports the education and formation expenses of the 36 young men currently in formation to become your future Dominican priests and religious brothers. This is the most men in formation in nearly 20 […]

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How to Die

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

I’ve been thinking about death a lot, lately. The pandemic, societal violence, and civil unrest have given ample occasion. Last year, I came to possess a replica of a skull, which now sits on my desk. From time to time I look at it while I study. Before bed, I take it in my hands […]

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Rosary Sunday Approaching

Friday, September 25, 2020

Click here to watch the high-resolution video on Vimeo In the coming weeks you’ll hear more about our annual Rosary Sunday: Dominican Student Appeal, which supports the formation of the 36 young men currently preparing to become your future Dominican priests and religious brothers. In the video on this page, you’ll hear the inspiring story […]

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Silence and Noise

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Ironically, as I am typing this, I am listening to some music. I do not exaggerate when I say that I have a sort of an addiction to music—especially secular music, as we will see in the songs I reference below. I almost always have some song stuck in my head throughout the day. In […]

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NOVICE CLASS OF 2020-2021

Friday, September 4, 2020

                      On September 3rd, seven men were vested in the habit of the Order of Preachers and entered the novitiate of the Western Dominican Province at St. Dominic’s Priory in San Francisco. Please pray for these new novices as they spend the coming year learning […]

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