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Friars for Life

Help the Dominican Friars fight the battle for Life!

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When I see them in the white habits at prayer, or giving lectures, or playing guitars and banjos on the subway, I have a plausible image of a "contrast society" that is very much engaged with the world—an evangelistic witness which is joyful, intellectually serious, expansive, and charitable.
— C.C. Pecknold, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at The Catholic University of America
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Marching for Life with the Friars

Blackfriars Media shot a documentary about the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.

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The vitality and intelligence of the Dominican Friars are one of the most inspiring and welcome influences in the Church and society today. They remind us again and again that the only way we can influence the future is not to forget the unforgettable St. Thomas.
— James V. Schall, S.J., Professor Emeritus of Government at Georgetown University

Friars for Life

Help us reach our goal! All gifts for the pro-life formation and outreach of the Dominican Friars will be matched dollar for dollar until May 31, 2019.

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250,000

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We have a different vocations crisis…

We have too many!

 

Of course, we can never really have too many, but paying for the tuition and room and board of all these friars is a challenge!

Meet the Friars in Formation

Learn more about each friar and become a partner with them on their path to the priesthood and preaching mission! Your gift will make an impact in the lives of countless souls, and in the future of our Church and society.

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About the Dominican Friars Foundation

The mission of the Order of Preachers, also called the Dominican Order, is to share with others the truth about the God whom we contemplate in our hearts.

The Dominican Friars Foundation is the 501(c)(3) advancement arm of the Dominican Province of Saint Joseph. The Foundation unifies the various fundraising efforts that support the Province.

With the support of the Dominican Friars Foundation and donors like you, the Friars work for the salvation of souls and the glory of God in parishes, hospitals, college campuses, and a variety of new evangelization apostolates.

Leave a Lasting Legacy

 

The Saint Dominic Legacy Society recognizes donors who have bequeathed gifts to the Dominican Friars in their wills. Through this giving society, the Friars gratefully honor our faithful friends and benefactors who have aligned their own legacy with the 800-year tradition of the Order of Preachers. Your support helps ensure that the mission of preaching Jesus Christ is carried out faithfully by future generations of friars.

 

Latest Blog Posts

First Things: Letter to an Aspiring Priest

For a Catholic young man who is fervent in his faith, it’s a normal and reasonable thing to think seriously about being a priest, and rightly so. The truth is, if you have a calling to the priesthood you should gladly embrace it, because it’s an extraordinary vocation. It’s sad that more young men don’t consider it seriously and accept the calling.

Province Founds New Dominican Community in Philadelphia

At the invitation of Archbishop Charles Chaput, the Dominican Friars have established a new Dominican house in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The four friars will serve the parish of St. Patrick in Philadelphia’s centrally located Rittenhouse Square neighborhood.

Holy Preaching

In this new short film, Dominican Friars reflect on the unique way in which they preach the Gospel and how good preaching draws people to know and love God.

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