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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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John Guldan: Planning a Legacy of Dominican Vocations

John Guldan is a retired schoolteacher with degrees in history and theology. He has been a faithful supporter of the Dominican Friars since 2007 and is a member of the St. Dominic Legacy Society. We would like to thank Mr. Guldan—and all our donors—for helping us form priests and brothers capable of bringing the charism

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Albert Juergens: Creating a Contemplative Legacy

Artist and inventor Albert Juergens recently donated his Catskills estate to the Dominican Friars. After turning an outbuilding into small chapel, the Friars held their first retreat at St. Albert’s Retreat Center, named for the 13th-century Dominican Doctor of the Church and teacher of St. Thomas Aquinas. We extend our gratitude to Mr. Juergens and

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Diana Banister: The Pro-Life Movement and the Dominican Charism

Diana Banister is President of Shirley & Banister Public Affairs—the Washington-based firm that coordinates media outreach for the March for Life—and a member of the Dominican Foundation Board.   What is the state of the Pro-Life movement today?   The Knights of Columbus recently did a poll on what people believe about life issues, and

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