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Mary Magdalene: A Patroness for Preachers

Fr. Dominic Legge, O.P. Instructor in Systematic Theology (PFIC)

Fr. Dominic Legge, O.P.
Instructor in Systematic Theology (PFIC)

On July 22nd of each year, the Church celebrates the Feast of Mary Magdalene. Known as the “Apostle to the Apostles,” Mary Magdalene has a special place within the Dominican Order. PFIC instructor Fr. Dominic Legge, O.P., was recorded in a series of videos discussing the historical and spiritual connections between Mary Magdalene, and the Order of Preachers.

Fr. Legge’s thoughts about Mary Magdalene.

The “Apostle to the Apostles,” and the first witness of the Resurrection.

Mary Magdalene & the Da Vinci Code.

Fr. Legge, O.P. on why Mary Magdalene became a patroness of the Order.

Fra Angelico’s frescos of Mary Magdalene.

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