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

The Grace of Indifference
October 19, 2017 - by Br. Brent Bowen, O.P.

Br. Brent Bowen, O.P. preaches on Philippians 4:12-14 for the Twenty Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time. “When we surrender ourselves to Christ, we receive the graces need to be at peace with our circumstances”

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Overcoming Uncertainty
October 17, 2017 - by Br. Michael Mary Hill, O.P.

Br. Michael Mary Hill, O.P. preaches on Isaiah 25: 6-10a for the Twenty Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time. “Life is challenging. We get stretched. We feel the great fear of uncertainty. Yet with faith, we have the power to overcome uncertainty and remember how God has come to our assistance.”

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The Peace of Christ: Lessons from a Brick Wall
October 12, 2017 - by Br. Isaac Miranda, O.P.

Br. Isaac Miranda, O.P. preaches on Philippians 4:6-9 for the Twenty Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time. “We are invited to fix our eyes upon Christ so that we may live in his peace that surpasses all understanding.”

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