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Jordan the Magnanimous

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Tomorrow is the feast of Blessed Jordan of Saxony, the second Master of the Order of Preachers and the successor of our Holy Father St. Dominic. Dominicans today have to thank Bl. Jordan for many things: his writings on the life and person of St. Dominic, his zealous work recruiting men for the Order, his […]

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The Lord Works in Everyday Circumstances

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

I recently recovered from a cold. It began gradually. I noticed that my throat hurt a little with every swallow. I thought to myself, “I’ve had sore throats before. I’ll just wait a week, and everything will be fine.” Of course, once I got in the middle of the illness, I lost my patience. The […]

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Walk for Life West Coast 2020

Monday, February 3, 2020

Our friars and sisters walked together this year in witness to the dignity of every human life, especially those of the most vulnerable in the womb! Pray for the protection and joyful welcoming of every human life! Click to see more photos here

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Ask!

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

“Jesus asked the twelve, ‘Do you also wish to go away?’ Simon Peter answered him, ‘Lord, to whom can we go? You have the words of eternal life.’” (John 6:67-68) Searching for answers to life’s difficult questions can break one out of the ordinary routine and set one on a spiritual journey. Part of my […]

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The Mercy of God

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

I have been thinking about mercy lately. Mercy is something so fundamental to our Christian faith, and yet it seems to be so elusive. It’s not hard to think of a definition for the word, but its application is a continually difficult task: the important message of forgiveness that our Lord proclaimed is not an […]

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An Epiphany of Love

Friday, January 10, 2020

They shall bring gold and frankincense, and shall proclaim the praise of the LORD. (Is 60:6) This verse is found at the end of our first reading from this past Sunday, the Feast of the Epiphany. It clearly is meant to be read in the context of the Gospel reading: They prostrated themselves and did […]

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You Could Die Tomorrow

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

When will I die, and how? Will it be at the ripe old age of ninety after I’ve lived a full life? Will it be painless? What if I die tomorrow in a car accident on the freeway? What if this next flight is my last? There are many ways to die and many ways […]

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