As Christmas approaches, Br. Nicholas Reynolds, O.P. preaches on the importance of celebrating the small chances at holiness that life offers, in the light of the Christmas season.
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.
Each evening at the end of Compline (Night Prayer), the brethren process out of the chapel and down the corridor to an icon of Our Lady, all the while chanting the Dominican version of the “Salve Regina,” an ancient hymn to Mary: When we finish, we turn around and process to the opposite end while chanting the […]
As we celebrate the Nativity of our Lord, we want to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas. Thank you for your love and support of our Preaching mission! In Christ, The Dominican Friars of St. Dominic Priory
Latin O Emmanuel, Rex et legifer noster, exspectatio gentium, et Salvator earum: veni ad salvandum nos Domine Deus noster. English O Emmanuel, our King and Lawgiver, the Expected of the Nations and their Saviour, come to save us, O Lord our God. The final O Antiphon refers to Christ as Emmanuel, “God with us” and […]