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National Catholic Register: Dominicans Ordain Largest Number of Friars in 45 Years

Dominicans Ordain Largest Number of Friars in 45 Years By: Charlotte Hays   WASHINGTON — “Our Lord commanded us to pray to the Lord of the harvest to send laborers into the harvest, and we have done so — and these are his answer to our prayer,” Archbishop Augustine Di Noia said Saturday, as he

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National Review: A Priest, A Psychologist & Professors on The Joy of Love by Pope Francis

A Priest, A Psychologist & Professors on The Joy of Love by Pope Francis   By: Kathryn Jean Lopez   Rev. Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P., adjunct instructor in moral theology, Dominican House of Studies:   Though none of Amoris laetitia’s nine chapters is superfluous — all deserve a careful reading — chapters 3-5 constitute the heart of

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National Catholic Register: 40 Down, 4 Million to Go

40 Down, 4 Million to Go   By: Angelo Stagnaro   “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into His harvest field. (Luke 10:2) In a small chapel, in a tiny village, on a remote island, a handful of friars are laboring in God’s

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National Catholic Register: Dominicans Bringing Back the Lost Traditions of Passiontide

Dominicans Bringing Back the Lost Traditions of Passiontide By: Stephen Beale You can’t miss it. Last Sunday you probably noticed that all the statues, images, and crosses in your parish sanctuary had been covered with a purple veil. We are closer to Good Friday and the Holy Week is nearly upon us. These last two weeks

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National Catholic Register: Dominican Friars Launch Lenten Video Game

Dominican Friars Launch Lenten Video Game Timed to stoke interest in a Passiontide prayer vigil in Washington, the game features a cappa-wearing friar who scores points by converting heretics. By: Stephen Beale WASHINGTON — When Dominican Brother Athanasius Murphy entered the Order of Preachers, he never imagined that his mission of saving souls for Christ

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Rhode Island Catholic: Literature for Lent

Literature for Lent Dominican offers talk on Catholic literature for young adult group By: Lauren Clem PROVIDENCE — “What are some of the traits that make up Catholic literature? What does it mean to be a Catholic writer?” These were among the questions Father Thomas More Garrett, associate pastor of St. Pius V Parish and

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C-SPAN: Dominican Friars Pay Their Respects

A small group of Dominican Friars can be seen the Great Hall of the Supreme Court, where Associate Justice Antonin Scalia lies in repose.

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CNN: Scalia and the Friars

Washington (CNN) — On a dreary day a few weeks before he died, Justice Antonin Scalia delivered a talk to an unusual Washington audience: a room full of Dominican Friars in white robes. True to form, he provoked a debate about Saint Thomas Aquinas, the intellectual giant of the Dominican Order. Scalia pointed to some

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PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly: Death With Dignity

POTTER: Almost all religious groups oppose aid in dying. The Catholic Church is particularly outspoken. REV. THOMAS PETRI (Academic Dean, Dominican House of Studies): The church’s viewpoint on assisted suicide and euthanasia is that it’s never permissible to take a life, an innocent life, for the sake of alleviating suffering; that essentially you are killing

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