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Directors Letter

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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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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A Letter from Father Gabriel

A Letter from Father Gabriel “If you live today, you breathe in nihilism… it’s the gas you breathe. If I hadn’t had the Church to fight it with or to tell me the necessity of fighting it, I would be the stinkingest logical positivist you ever saw right now.” — Flannery O’Connor In responding to

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A Letter from Fr. Gabriel

The following letter was written by Fr. Gabriel Gillen, O.P. for Blackfriars, an official publication of the Dominican Foundation. Fr. Gillen serves as the Executive Director of the Dominican Foundation in New York City. Whether it is witnessing to the real presence of Our Lord during a Eucharistic procession in the streets of Memphis or standing up

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