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God in the Midst of Suffering

Where is God in the midst of suffering? One sign of God’s presence is the Ordination (in three separate ceremonies due to Coronavirus precautions) of eight Dominican Friars you helped prepare for the priesthood.

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Measure for Measure

In his play Measure for Measure, Shakespeare shows us what happens when a proud man is given a little bit of temporary authority and forgets what it means to be made in God’s image.

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Report From the March for Life

Each January when the Dominicans return to the National Mall to defend life, we aim to give witness to the power of the light of Christ in the midst of darkness.

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Donor Profile: Daniel Kettinger

Daniel Kettinger, a US Navy lieutenant stationed in Bahrain, is one of the newest members of the St. Dominic Legacy Society, a company of men and women who have united their legacy with that of the Dominican Order for the preaching of the Gospel.

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Q&A With Magnificat Editor-In-Chief Fr. Sebastian White, O.P.

In the summer of 2018, Fr. Sebastian White, O.P., became editor-in-chief of Magnificat (U.S. edition), a monthly liturgical prayer magazine with over 300,000 readers. Fr. Sebastian stepped in to succeed founding editor-in-chief of the American edition, Fr. Peter Cameron, O.P., after his 20-year tenure.

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Putting Christ First: A New Convert Enters the Church Through the Dominican Charism

Elise entered the church in 2019 and remains connected to the charism of St. Dominic by listening to the Thomistic Institute podcast and attending Mass at the Dominican House of Studies.

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Lost in Wonder

St. Dominic was driven by the enormous challenges for the Church of his time. As a fisher of men he sought not simply to fill niches but to mend the Church’s net so souls would not slip through and be lost.

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We Must Teach Young People the Value of Suffering: Q&A with Fr. Peter John Cameron, O.P.

Fr. Peter Cameron, O.P., former editor- in-chief of Magnificat, serves as the Director of Formation for Hard as Nails Ministries, a nation-wide apostolate for young people. Fr. Cameron recently gave a talk titled “Evangelizing Youth Today” as part of the St. John Paul II Lecture Series in Denver.

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A Vocation Interrupted: Fr. Jonah Pollock’s Battle with Brain Cancer

Fr. Jonah Pollock, O.P., is Executive Director of the Dominican Friars Healthcare Ministry of New York, which makes over 60,000 patient visits a year at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, and New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

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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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