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Holy Preaching

In this new short film, Dominican Friars reflect on the unique way in which they preach the Gospel and how good preaching draws people to know and love God.

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Saint John Paul II on the Dominican Order

Pope Saint John Paul II wrote a personal letter to the Order of Preachers (Dominican Order), in which he encouraged the Order to continue “preaching the Gospel for the salvation of souls.” By the grace of God, the holy preaching continues by preaching the Word through various forms of evangelization; teaching and scholarship; parochial service; and foreign missionary work.

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March for Life 2018: Preaching the Sanctity of Human Life

On Friday, January 19th 2018, the Dominican friars marched among thousands at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.

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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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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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St. Dominic Preaching to the Albigenses

The following reflection is part of an ongoing series about the life of St. Dominic & the Order of Friars Preachers. As a young priest Dominic served as a canon at the cathedral of Osma, Spain. In 1206 his bishop, Diego de Acebo, became the unofficial leader of a papal mission to Languedoc, in southern

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