Experiences of Grace — Dominican Come & See Weekend
Since the very beginning of the Order, Dominicans understood our charism of preaching to be wider than simply homiletics, or preaching from the pulpit. St. Dominic himself understood the mission of the Order to be that of going outside the Church proper in order to encounter those who were not in the pews. This effort […]
A New Semester of Dominican Formation
Each semester the friars at St. Dominic Priory host a Come & See Weekend for young men discerning a vocation to the Dominican Order. This serves as an opportunity for men to pray with us, learn about our charism and ministries, and meet other men who are similarly discerning God’s call in their lives. The […]
Has it been five years already?
This week marks the beginning of a new academic semester for the student friars in St. Louis. It seems that our study and academic formation are among the top curiosities that family, friends, and acquaintances have about our life. There are three Dominican studia (Institutes of Studies) in the United States – the friars of […]
You have probably noticed that Preaching Friars has been quiet in the last few days. That is because the student brothers have been hard at work studying for exams. Now that exam week is over, we are preparing to spend a few days away together. December 14th is a significant day for our community. Sure, it’s […]