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Fra Angelico

The Adoration of the Magi

During these final weeks of Advent, we thought that Sacred Scripture, paired with art from Renaissance painter and Dominican friar Fra Angelico, would be a unique way to meditate on the mystery of the Incarnation. This beautiful painting shows the Three Wise Men adoring the baby Jesus, followed by an enormous crowd of people eager to

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Mary Magdalene: A Patroness for Preachers

On July 22nd of each year, the Church celebrates the Feast of Mary Magdalene. Known as the "Apostle to the Apostles," Mary Magdalene has a special place within the Dominican Order. PFIC instructor Fr. Dominic Legge, O.P., was recorded in a series of videos discussing the historical and spiritual connections between Mary Magdalene and the ... Read More

Bl. John of Fiesole (Fra Angelico)

The following is an excerpt from, “A Pale Light” by Br. Charles Shonk, O.P. Bl. John of Fiesole, better known as Fra Angelico, was one of the great painters of the early Renaissance. Many people don’t realize, however, that he was also a Dominican friar, and a very holy friar, too. He and his brother,

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