Thanks to the generous donors from our recent crowd funding campaign, we have been able to produce some great signage and cards to help advertise our Compline Mobile App for iOS and Android: Please help us advertise by placing these signs and cards at your parish or ministry. If you would like one, please e-mail […]
Br. Brent Bowen, O.P. preaches on Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 for the Second Sunday of Advent.
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”
Br. Joseph Paul Albin, O.P. preaches on Romans 12:1-2 for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time. ***NOTE: We apologize for the poor audio quality. We had some difficulties with our microphone.
“Perfectionism seems like a good criterion on which to be judged, but in fact perfectionism is a vice that is masquerading as a virtue.”
Dear Readers, It has been an exciting year for Preaching Friars. We have undergone an exciting expansion. We re-launched our web site with a new design and new editorial team. We also began working on several new multimedia projects which are currently in progress. When Saint Dominic founded the Order of Preachers, he exhorted the […]
Lost, everything is lost. And everything I’ve loved before is gone. Alone like the coming of the frost, and a cold winter’s chill in my stony heart. And where were You when all that I’ve hoped for, where You when all that I’ve dreamed, Came crashing down in shambles around me You were on the […]
In my last post I discussed the concept of different forms of justice as well as the common good. I recently read an excellent piece from Bishop Conley, the Bishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, on the issue of immigration that can help to further elucidate these concepts. Bishop Conley writes: Certainly, entering a country illegally is a crime. […]
I recently read a great blog piece from Rev. John Rasmussen, a Lutheran pastor writing for a blog called “The Beggars Blog.” I would highly recommend you navigate over there and read what he has to say. Rev. Rasmussen uses the term “political homelessness” – a state in which a person can find himself or herself […]
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 […]