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A Dominican Moment

I recently had the privilege of having lunch with Bishop Robert Barron after he ordained six of our friars to the priesthood at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC, his first ordinations as bishop. I asked him about a line from his homily that struck me: “Dominicans, this is your moment.”

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You are a Priest Forever

On Saturday May 25th, 2019, six of our Dominican friars were Ordained to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ by Bishop Robert Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles.

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Hope after Abortion: an Interview with Fr. James Brent, O.P.

Fr. James Brent, O.P., leads retreats and administers the sacraments to participants in Project Rachel, a ministry to women who have had abortions and are seeking reconciliation with the Church. He also serves as chaplain for the US bishops’ nationwide Project Rachel efforts. BlackFriars sat down with Fr. James to discuss this important ministry.

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Fr. Sebastian White, O.P. on The Journey Home

Our very own, Fr. Sebastian White, O.P., appeared on EWTN’s The Journey Home to talk about his conversion to Roman Catholicism and his vocation as a Dominican Friar. Fr. Sebastian currently serves as editor-in-chief of Magnificat magazine.

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Protest and Pilgrimage: Report from the March for Life

This year the friars at the Dominican House of Studies and St. Dominic’s Priory and Parish continued our tradition of receiving some of the hundreds of thousands of pilgrims who come to Washington, D.C. for the annual March for Life. They came for two reasons: for protest and for pilgrimage.

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Ministering to Mothers in Crisis at a Pro-Life Pregnancy Center

“What is it we can continue to do throughout the year to really be that pro-life generation we chant about?”

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Effective Planning: A Conversation with David W. Burleigh, ESQ.

Effective Planning: A Conversation with David W. Burleigh, ESQ. David Burleigh is a lawyer with Buechner Haffer Meyers & Koenig Co., LPA, where he represents private business owners and their families in their business, family, and personal affairs. David also serves on the board of the Dominican Friars Foundation. Why do we need to plan

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God Never Lets Us Go

On May 23rd, 2008, I was ordained a priest of Jesus Christ. I like to think that my Nana—my Irish grandmother—is having a great laugh right now. She always hoped that I would become a priest.

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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.

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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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