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St. Thomas Aquinas

Promoting Authentic Sexuality in a Disordered Age

Founded in the 17th century, the Angelic Warfare Confraternity is an association of the faithful entrusted by the pope to the Dominican Order with the goal of helping its members grow in the virtue of purity. Members wear the cord or medal of St. Thomas Aquinas and commit to pray for one another daily. In

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Thomas Aquinas and the New Evangelization

On May 13, Conferral of Degrees took place in the priory chapel of the Dominican House of Studies. An honorary Doctorate in Sacred Theology was conferred on Most Reverend Robert E. Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, who gave the Commencement Address. Bishop Barron proposed the thought of Thomas Aquinas as the

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Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas Homily

Fr. Peter John Cameron, O.P. was the homilist for the January 28th Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. Click here for the transcript of the homily. Homily During Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas from CUA Video on Vimeo.

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St. Thomas Aquinas & Law: An Evening With Justice Scalia

On the Feast of St. Raymond of Peñafort (patron of canon lawyers,) in honor of the 800th Jubilee of the Order of Preachers (1216-2016,) The Honorable Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, gave a lecture at the Dominican House of Studies for an evening event on Saint Thomas Aquinas and

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Corpus Christi: The Body of Christ

Each year, the Church celebrates the Feast of Corpus Christi, the Body of Christ. After Jesus’ ascension into heaven, He didn’t didn’t leave us to fend for ourselves, He offers us His precious Body and Blood in the Holy Eucharist each and every time the mass is celebrated. In the year 1264, Pope Urban IV

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Blessed is the Fruit of thy Womb

The following exegesis on the “Hail Mary,” was written by the Angelic Doctor, St. Thomas Aquinas. The sinner sometimes seeks in a thing what cannot be attained there, but the just man attains it. Proverbs 13:22: “the substance of the sinner is kept for the just.” Thus Eve sought in the fruit and did not

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Holy Thursday

The text below is an excerpt from a hymn composed by St. Thomas Aquinas. On the night of that Last Supper, seated with His chosen band, He, the Paschal Victim eating, first fulfils the Law’s command; then as Food to His Apostles gives Himself with His own Hand. Word-made-Flesh, the bread of nature by His

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St. Thomas Aquinas

The following reflection is part of an ongoing series about the life of St. Dominic & the Order of Friars Preachers. A great philosopher and theologian, esteemed by many as the greatest Doctor of the Church and the “Universal Teacher of the Church,” Thomas Aquinas (1225 – 74) devoted his life to teaching, preaching, and

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