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Saint John Paul II on the Dominican Order

Pope Saint John Paul II wrote a personal letter to the Order of Preachers (Dominican Order), in which he encouraged the Order to continue “preaching the Gospel for the salvation of souls.” By the grace of God, the holy preaching continues by preaching the Word through various forms of evangelization; teaching and scholarship; parochial service; and foreign missionary work.

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The Holy Countrymen of St. John Paul the Great

To the right of Our Lady of Fatima at the shrine of the Saint John Paul II Society here in New York, an icon with Saint Hyacinth and Blessed Ceslaus adorns the wall. Who are these men, and how do they relate to St. John Paul II?

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Province of St. Joseph Prepares to Welcome 16 New Novices

  The Dominican Province of St. Joseph is happy to announce the 16 men who have been accepted for our 2018 novitiate class. They will be clothed with the Dominican habit on August 8th, 2018, in a private ceremony in St. Gertrude Priory in Madeira, Ohio. Immediately afterward, they will attend the parish’s celebration for

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University of Louisville becomes latest chaplaincy staffed by the Province of St. Joseph

In September 2017, Fr. Martin Martiny, O.P, became the first Dominican chaplain of the University of Louisville, which has an estimated 7,000 Catholics in a student body of 22,500.

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Preaching the Truth

Fr. Terence Keegan, O.P., will be celebrating 50 years as a Priest of the Province of Saint Joseph on June 13th. In this video, he offers a heartfelt reflection on the Dominican charism of preaching the one Truth in all its forms:     Please offer your prayers and congratulations to all the friars of

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Credo: The new RCIA program from the Thomistic Institute

Credo weaves in teachings on prayer from the beginning in order to introduce participants to the Church’s life of prayer.

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Nine Dominican Friars Ordained to the Priesthood

On Saturday, May 19th, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, nine Dominican Friars were ordained to the priesthood by His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York. Your support of the Dominican Friars Foundation helped make the formation of these nine priests possible. Thank you for your generosity!

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A Letter From Brian and Amy Shaw

A Letter From Brian and Amy Shaw
We’re grateful for all the work you’re doing, especially on college campuses where the need for both knowledge of the Gospel and the love of Jesus Christ is so great! We’re thankful that Our Lord is addressing the needs of His people by calling an impressive number of new vocations to the Dominican Order in recent years.

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Fr. Basil Cole: Transmitting Sacred Truth to a New Generation of Friars

Ordained to the priesthood in 1966, Fr. Basil Cole has taught moral, spiritual, and dogmatic theology at the Dominican House of Studies since 1998. He has written extensively on moral theology and is the author of Christian Totality, a widely translated volume on religious life. How do your classes help form future priests? Sacred doctrine,

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St. Dominic’s Priory: Student Brothers Live with Retired Friars During Diaconate Year

Thanks in no small part to your generosity, the Dominican House of Studies is bursting at the seams with friars in formation. To accommodate incoming student brothers, transitional deacons leave the House of Studies and continue their path to the priesthood at St. Dominic’s Priory, just south of the National Mall in Washington DC.

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