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Bringing Christ to Prisoners: A Student Brother’s Ministry in a DC Jail

Br. Jordan Zajac, O.P., is the latest Dominican student brother assigned to minister to prisoners in the District of Columbia’s Central Detention Facility, better known as the DC Jail. He meets individually with inmates confined to solitary cells because they are threatened by, or pose a threat to, the general population of the prison.

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Marching for Life with the Friars

On the occasion of the 44th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, as happens every year, hundreds of thousands marched on Washington D.C. to stand up for the right to life of the unborn child.

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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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Veni Sanctificator

“O Holy Spirit of Light and Love, to You I consecrate my heart, mind, and will for time and eternity. May I be ever docile to Your Divine inspirations and to the teachings of the holy Catholic Church whose infallible guide You are. May my heart be ever inflamed with the love of God and

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Robert Dennis Riley, O.P.

Robert Dennis Riley, O.P. Born: Jul. 3, 1926 Professed: Aug. 16, 1954 Ordained: Jun. 16, 1960 Died: Dec. 28, 2006 Father Robert Dennis Riley, O.P., died in George Washington Hospital in Washington, DC, at the age of 80, as the result of a fall and severe head injury from which he never regained consciousness. A

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Immaculate Conception Basilica

“Let the children of the Catholic Church fly with utter confidence to this most sweet Mother of mercy and grace in all dangers, difficulties, needs, doubts and fears. Under her guidance, under her patronage, under her kindness and protection, nothing is to be feared; nothing is hopeless. Because, while bearing toward us a truly motherly

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