Dominicans at 800 Years Old: Order Committed to Preaching Piety
By: Anthony Flott
It is not uncommon for Father Patrick Briscoe to be mistaken for anything but what he is — a Dominican priest. His white, ankle-length tunic, the habit of the Order of Preachers, tends to be a dead giveaway.
Newly ordained to the Catholic priesthood, Father Briscoe is among about 100 Dominicans who live and work in the Washington area as part of the Province of St. Joseph.