Ring In the New Year with the Novices

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

On Sunday, December 31 at 10:30pm, the novice brothers at Saint Dominic’s Church in San Francisco will lead a prayer service to end 2017. In addition to chanting the Office of Readings and reflections from the novices, there will be time for silent prayer. Afterwards, Fr. Anthony Rosevear, O.P., will offer a Vigil Mass for […]

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The Power of the Rosary

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Blessed Virgin Mary plays an important role in salvation history. She gave birth to the Savior of the world, and because she was so closely united to Jesus in his life and death, she was also given the privilege of sharing in Christ’s triumph over Satan. In this, she becomes an example to all Christians, reminding […]

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Our Lady of the Rosary

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

For centuries the Church has taught that the rosary is a powerful prayer. Saint Dominic learned this truth almost 800 years ago, when the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to him in a vision. Aware of his distress at being unable to convert more Albigensians back to Catholicism, the Blessed Mother spoke to Dominic and offered […]

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Mater Dolorosa

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Michelangelo’s Pietà is probably one of the most famous portrayals of the Virgin Mary known to mankind. Every year millions of tourists, Catholic and non-Catholic alike, visit St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, where they can gaze upon the sculpture of the Blessed Mother as she cradles her son after his crucifixion. Like the many […]

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May is Mary’s Month

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Bring flowers of the rarest, bring blossoms the fairest… The month of May is full of devotions in honor of the Virgin Mary. In Catholic schools around the country, children sing “Queen of the May” while processing with flowers. On May 13th communities celebrate Our Lady of Fatima, commemorating the appearance of the Blessed Mother to three children […]

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