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Video: Ministering to the dying in New York during Covid-19

“In the end we all die alone, it’s just you and God.” The friars of the Dominican Friars Health Care Ministry of New York reflect on their work as hospital chaplains during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Video: Fr. James Brent, O.P. on “Offer it Up”

Fr. James Brent, O.P., explains the meaning behind the expression “offer it up” & how sacrifice redeems the world.

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Fr. Garrigou-Lagrange on the Rosary

The Rosary is a Credo: not an abstract one, but one concretized in the life of Jesus Who came down to us from the Father and Who ascended to bring us back with Himself to the Father.

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A Letter from the Associate Director

Each generation of Catholics must pass on to the next generation the truths preached by the apostles and their successors, which have their roots in Jesus Christ Himself.

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Dominican Campus Chaplain Prepares for a Turbulent School Year

Fr. John Paul Kern, O.P., is the University of Louisville Catholic chaplain. After converting to Catholicism at Penn State, Fr. John Paul worked as a reactor inspector for the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission before joining the Dominicans.

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The Ancient Rite of the Dominican Order

On the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, one of our newly-ordained priests, Fr. Jonah Teller, O.P., celebrated Solemn High Mass in the Dominican Rite for the first time at St. Gertrude’s Church in Cincinnati.

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A Letter from the Director

Every good Samaritan knows the call to rescue a life in danger of death, but, as Catholics, we are called to offer sacrifices, even our lives, to save souls in danger of the fires of hell.

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A Letter from the Prior Provincial

Please pray for our recently ordained priests, and see in their ordinations the unmistakable sign of Jesus Christ who promised: “I am with you always, to the close of the age.” (Matthew 28:20)

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Friars Serving In Healthcare Quarantine to Protect Vulnerable Flock

On March 7, four Dominican friars who serve hospitals and a nursing home on Manhattan’s Upper East Side entered quarantine for the safety of those in their care. Fr. Hugh Vincent Dyer, O.P., took up residence in the Catholic nursing home where he serves as chaplain.

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Dominicans Brace for Aftermath of COVID-19

Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk, O.P., vocations director for the Province of Saint Joseph, told Crux that “Our priority is always service to the Church,” and that even during a pandemic, men still show up to join the order and to give their lives to God.

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