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March for Life 2018: A Joyful Witness

  March for Life 2018: A Joyful Witness By Br. Anthony VanBerkum, O.P. This year marked the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, DC. Marchers ranged from elderly veterans of many marches to newborns in strollers to sleep-deprived, yet enthusiastic, college students. The diverse marchers were unified by their joy—their love for God’s gift

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Bringing Christ to Prisoners: A Student Brother’s Ministry in a DC Jail

Br. Jordan Zajac, O.P., is the latest Dominican student brother assigned to minister to prisoners in the District of Columbia’s Central Detention Facility, better known as the DC Jail. He meets individually with inmates confined to solitary cells because they are threatened by, or pose a threat to, the general population of the prison.

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An Interview with Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P.

Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P., is one of the principal organizers of the Thomistic Institute, which brings accessible presentations of Catholic theology and philosophy to over thirty college campuses.

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The Deserving Poor Boys’ Priesthood Association Turns 100

For 100 years, members of the Deserving Poor Boys’ Priesthood Association have helped young men answer the call of Jesus Christ to become Dominican priests—and earned a share in their divine works.

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The Dominican Friars and Civil Engagement

Today, in a society wracked by fundamental divisions, the friars seek to elevate the discourse and find common ground while upholding the truths of the faith and natural reason.

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Army Surgeon General Nadja West at St. Dominic’s Church

We are delighted to share with you this amazing talk given at St. Dominic’s Church in Washington DC by our parishioner, US Army Surgeon General Nadja West. General West is a devout Catholic, true patriot, and dear friend of the Dominican Friars. Her message is an inspiring reminder of just what our Catholic faith has

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A Threefold Cord

A threefold cord is not easily broken, says Qoheleth, the sage (Eccl 4:12). The Lord thus wisely gives us a threefold program for our Lenten journey: prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. The Old Testament knew all three practices, but only individually. It never held them together in this evangelical recipe. Jesus alone shows us how to bind the strong man fast (Mk 3:27).

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Elliot Milco: Bringing a Dominican Education to First Things

Mr. Elliot Milco (MA ’13) is Deputy Editor of First Things magazine. Born and raised in Chicago, he came into the Catholic Church through the Dominican parish of St. Mary’s in New Haven, Connecticut, while studying at Yale University.

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March for Life 2018: Preaching the Sanctity of Human Life

On Friday, January 19th 2018, the Dominican friars marched among thousands at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.

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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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