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Bishop Robert Barron

A Dominican Moment

I recently had the privilege of having lunch with Bishop Robert Barron after he ordained six of our friars to the priesthood at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC, his first ordinations as bishop. I asked him about a line from his homily that struck me: “Dominicans, this is your moment.”

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Thomas Aquinas and the New Evangelization

On May 13, Conferral of Degrees took place in the priory chapel of the Dominican House of Studies. An honorary Doctorate in Sacred Theology was conferred on Most Reverend Robert E. Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, who gave the Commencement Address. Bishop Barron proposed the thought of Thomas Aquinas as the

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The Art of Preaching

Do you ever wonder what makes an effective preacher? As a young priest, Fulton Sheen was given this advice: “Always keep current; know what the modern world is thinking about; read its poetry, its history, its literature; observe its architecture and art; hear its music and its theatre; and then plunge deeply into Saint Thomas

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