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Dominican Chant for the Immaculate Conception Fr. Innocent Smith, O.P.   On December 8, 1854, Blessed Pope Pius IX defined the dogma of the Immaculate Conception: “We declare, pronounce, and define that the doctrine which holds that the Blessed Virgin Mary, at the first instant of her conception, by a singular privilege and grace of

  Fr. V. F. O’Daniel, O.P. provides the following biographical sketch of Fr. John Antoninus Rochford, O.P. (1834-1896), preacher and Prior Provincial (1873-1877) of the Province of Saint Joseph, considered by the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill to be a co-founder of their community due to his active encouragement of their foundation (1876). Fr. Coffey’s Pictorial

St. Louis Bertrand Friar and Priest A Dominican friar, Louis Bertrand (1526 -81) was born Luis Beltran in Valencia, Spain, where he spent most of his ministry. However, he is renowned for his missionary work in Colombia, Panama, and the Lesser Antilles from 1562 to 1568 and is credited with baptizing many Native Americans. First

Pro-Life Preaching By Kathleen M. Gallagher: Director of Pro-Life Activities, New York State Catholic Conference Protecting the unborn is not the only way the friars are defending life. The latest film project fresh from the Dominican Foundation’s editing room is in regards to end of life care. The following is Kathleen Gallagher’s experience of collaborating

Father Barron speaks about his devotion to Saint Aquinas and the Dominican Order on EWTN during the Magnificat Day 2014.

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