About Preaching Friars

Preachingfriars.org is a collaborative effort of the Dominican Student Brothers of St. Dominic Priory in St. Louis, MO. The studium comprises members of the Province of St. Martin de Porres (Southern) and the Province of St. Albert the Great (Central). As a community of both clerical and lay students, we study for the priesthood and future ministry at the Aquinas Institute of Theology. Begun in the fall of 2010 as a way to promote the weekly Vespers preaching of the friars, the site expanded to include reflections, video, and theological discourses.

Vespers Preaching

Gratitude for Christ’s Presence
September 21, 2017 - by Br. Jordan DeGuire, O.P.

Br. Jordan DeGuire, O.P. preaches on Romans 14:7-9 for the 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2017. “When I come to recognize Christ’s presence in every moment of my life, I can start to take each and every moment as a gift, and to be grateful for that gift.”

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Truth, Justice and Forgiveness
September 19, 2017 - by Br. Thomas Wagaman, OP

Br. Thomas Mary Wagaman, O.P. preaches on Sirach 27:30—28:7 for the 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2017. “The trick about forgiveness is not that it denies truth and justice, but that it points us to a greater truth and justice.”

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Being Watchmen for Others
September 12, 2017 - by Br. Christopher Johnson, OP

Br. Christopher Johnson preaches on Ezekiel 33:7-9 for the 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

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