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Hunger for Truth on Campus

“I sat at a table and listened to a conversation between [an] atheist and a visiting Dominican priest. It was deep and substantive. The Dominican—Father Dominic Legge of the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC—took the student’s questions seriously, and gave him answers. It was thrilling, to be honest.”

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Mary Alice O’Connor: A Life of Seeking Truth

With deep gratitude, the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Joseph honor the life of a dear friend and benefactor, Mary Alice O’Connor, 1929-2015. For over forty years, Mary Alice was a faithful parishioner at the Dominican church of St. Mary’s in New Haven, Connecticut, and a personal friend to many of the friars.

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Robert Mullin: Honoring a Brother with a Lasting Legacy

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Robert Mullin for his generous bequest, and welcome him as the latest member of the St. Dominic Legacy Society!  Mr. Mullin is a retired educator who taught the children of US servicemen and women in Japan, Germany, England, Morocco, and Denmark. He holds a doctorate in education from

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Saint Vincent Ferrer High School: A Catholic School Deepens its Dominican Roots

Saint Vincent Ferrer High School, a girls’ college preparatory school on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, was founded by the Dominican Friars in 1884 and recently took two steps to deepen its Dominican roots.

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Frassati Fellowships: Young Adults Building a Catholic Culture

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, 1901-1925, was a Third Order Dominican known for his love of the poor, his rich spiritual life, and his joyful personality, by which he drew many of his peers to Christ. He was a tireless organizer of his fellow students for Catholic causes in an era marked by the empty ideologies of Fascism and Communism in his native Italy.

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Marching for Life with the Friars

On the occasion of the 44th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, as happens every year, hundreds of thousands marched on Washington D.C. to stand up for the right to life of the unborn child.

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Forming Future Priests to Bring Christ to the Sick

By Blackfriars Staff Through the Dominican Friars Health Care Ministry of New York, Friars and lay collaborators bring the healing presence of Christ to sick men and women over 60,000 times a year at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, and the Hospital for Special Surgery.

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Spiritual Weaponry

In this issue of BlackFriars, you’ll read about Dominican Friars bringing God in word and sacrament to souls in secular institutions – colleges and hospitals – that are considered elite by the world’s standards.

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Pure Joy: The Podcast of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity

We’d like to invite you to listen to our new podcast, Pure Joy, the official podcast of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity.

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