Dominican Study

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Assiduous study ranks as one of the most salient features of the Order of Preachers. When one thinks of the Dominican friar, thoughts of great luminaries such as St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Albert the Great are surely not far behind. Those learned in the history of philosophy and theology might know lesser known figures […]

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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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New Habits

Thursday, November 12, 2015

On September 3, my five brothers and I were welcomed into a year of discernment with the Order of Preachers as we received the Dominican habit and officially began our novitiate. After a few months, I am now able to reflect on my early time with the Order, using the four pillars of Dominican life. Prayer […]

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Work and Dignity

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

While most Americans think of the first Monday in September as the last day of summer vacation, Labor Day (as the name suggests) is more about work than recreation. Although officially established as a national holiday in 1894, the first Labor Day celebration actually occurred in New York City in 1882, when the Central Labor […]

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The Traveling Philosopher

Friday, August 21, 2015

Earlier this summer, Fr. Michael Dodds, O.P., one of our professors at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology (DSPT) in Berkeley, was invited to present at two conferences which attracted a number of esteemed scholars. He shares his experience below: The first conference occurred at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, where I spent an enjoyable […]

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Friars Preach Truth to Youth

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Over 200 Catholic teenagers and young adults gathered at St. Martin’s University in Lacey, Washington this past weekend, for the third annual Ignite Your Torch Northwest youth conference. And among the sea of blue and green shirts, there were also a number of habits, including those of the Dominican Friars of the Province of the […]

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DSPT Graduation

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology’s 83rd Commencement ceremony is scheduled for May 23rd at 1pm. With 25 students earning certificates and degrees, and three distinguished individuals being inducted into the College of Fellows, the event now requires an RSVP. Learn more about the graduates, the new Fellows, and how to reserve your place at dspt.edu/graduation2015.

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4 Tips for a Better Lent

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Life as a Dominican is rooted in four areas, what we typically call the four pillars: prayer, study, common life, and ministry. Based on these pillars, we’ve developed four tips to help you have a better Lent. They all require a little bit of time, but with a little bit of effort they are all […]

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