A New Semester of Dominican Formation
Are You Listening?
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 […]
O Come Let Us Adore Him
God always finds a way to leave an impression in our lives, sometimes by speaking through others. In this Sunday’s Gospel, he speaks through John the Baptist. John the Baptist is preaching in the desert of Judea announcing, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!” We are aware of John the Baptist and […]
Preachers as Fishers of Men
Every first Friday of the month at St. Dominic Priory, the brothers participate in Eucharistic Adoration following morning Mass. Adoration continues on throughout the day and concludes at the end of Vespers. The brothers also observe a day of silence throughout the day and are encouraged to spend much of their time engaged in spiritual […]
Being called by the Lord inaugurates a mission, and it is the very name of Jesus that we are called to preach. Today, we hear in the first reading, Paul’s letter to the Romans: “But how can they call on him who they have not believed? And how can they believed in him of whom […]