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The Day of the Lord

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Exult, let them exult! Having been baptized during an Easter Vigil, these opening words from the Exsultet have a special place in my memory of the celebration of Easter. This year, proclaiming the Exsultet in our priory chapel as a deacon, I was struck by the repeated motif of “this is the night.” The night […]

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Mercy for a Traitor

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Today, we are entering into the mystery of Holy Week, the most significant week in the liturgical year, the week in which God shows his ineffable mercy and love. I decided to check the upcoming liturgical readings and what I found really surprised me. From the very beginning of Holy Week, that is, from Palm […]

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Ordination Mass 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Priestly Ordination The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus cordially invite you to the Ordination of their Brothers Cody Hyacinth Jorgensen, O.P. Andrew Opsahl, O.P. to the Order of the Presbyterate through the Imposition of Hands and the Prayer of Ordination by The Most Reverend Oscar Cantú Bishop of […]

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Fr. Mark Padrez, O.P., Accepts New Position as Executive Director of CMSM

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Fr. Mark Padrez, O.P. – former Provincial of the Western Dominican Province – was recently selected to be the Executive Director of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men. Founded in 1956, the CMSM is the canonically recognized pontifical conference organized to promote the welfare of all religious priests, brothers, and candidates in the United […]

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Solemn Vows 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus cordially invite you to the Solemn Profession of their Brother Chrysostom Mijinke, O.P. Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 10am St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6170 Chabot Road — Oakland, California RSVP here Make a gift in honor of those professing Solemn Vows here Learn why […]

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Accept the Crown of Love

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

And they stripped Him and put a scarlet robe upon Him, and plaiting a crown of thorns they put it on His head, and put a reed in His right hand. And kneeling before Him they mocked him, saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!” And they spat upon Him, and took the reed and struck […]

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New Dominican Rectory Opens in Alaska

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Dominicans recently celebrated the opening of their new rectory in Anchorage, Alaska. On February 23rd, Archbishop Etienne – accompanied by our Prior Provincial, Fr. Christopher Fadok, O.P., and Fr. Steven Maekawa, O.P., Pastor of Holy Family Cathedral – blessed the chapel and living spaces of the rectory, then celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving, followed […]

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