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Ordination

You are a Priest Forever

On Saturday May 25th, 2019, six of our Dominican friars were Ordained to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ by Bishop Robert Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles.

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Alter Christus

The Sacred Heart linking Christ to priests is a popular symbol of the priesthood. In the rite of ordination the phrase “Alter Christus” (“another Christ”) reminds us that, although Christ himself is present to his Church, the priest acts as “another Christ” by virtue of his ordination. Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P. St. Dominic’s

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St. Dominic’s Ordination

The following reflection is part of an ongoing series about the life of St. Dominic & the Order of Friars Preachers. In 1194 Dominic was ordained to the priesthood, receiving the Holy Spirit to become a disciple of Christ and to go out into the world, preach the Gospel, and teach all nations. Dominic was

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