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Evangelizing Ragin’ Cajun Style!

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Fr. Charlie and the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia and students cheered on the University of Louisiana – Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns to victory over Arkansas State on Tuesday night, Oct. 21st. With the spirit of St. Dominic and the support of many committed Catholic students, the sisters and friars continue to make Christ present on the campus this week and over the upcoming weekend through visits with students, celebrating the Eucharist, sacrament of Reconciliation, Adoration of the Eucharist, Rosary, retreat day and plenty of good food and conversation. How about your [...]

Fr. Jesus Guerra, O.P. passed on October 19th

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Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Fr. Jesús Guerra, O.P. who died on October 19, just shy of his 83rd birthday.   Arrangements are as follows:   Visitation: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 4:00-9:00 PM, Conway Funeral Home, 82-19 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights, NY; 718-639-3220. Funeral Mass:  Thursday, Oct. 23, 10:00 AM, Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Church, 88-19 Parsons Blvd., Jamaica, NY, 11432, 718-739-0241. May his soul and the soul of all the faithful departed rest in peace.

2014 New Orleans Gala to be Held November 13

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The Hyatt Regency New Orleans will be the backdrop for the 2014 Southern Dominican Province’s New Orleans Gala. Hosted by the Very Rev. Thomas M. Condon, O.P., Prior Provincial, along with the Gala chairs, committee and New Orleans advisory board, the event will begin at 6:30PM. This year’s event will honor The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, The Military and Hospitaller Order of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem, and The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Rhodes and Malta. For more information view [...]

Holy Ghost Parish Fair- Hammond, LA

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Join the Dominican friars and the parish community of Holy Ghost Church in Hammond, LA, for the annual Holy Ghost Parish Fair October 24-26. Great food and family fun, rides, a free concert and street dance, and the Saturday Fun Run. The Dominican friars have been at Holy Ghost Church for over 100 years! Join us! Visit www.hgchurch.org for more information. Friday Night – Street Dance and free performances by Jamie Lynn Spears and The Todd O’Neill Band Saturday Morning – Fun Run at 8am Saturday Night – [...]

Come and See Weekend a Success!

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Good news needs to be shared! Just as St. Dominic could not hold back his zeal for preaching the truth of Christ to the many people he met and especially those who were curious about the Order of Preachers (Dominicans), friars of the Dominican Province of St. Martin de Porres are always passionate about telling others the story of their vocations and experiences of prayer, common life, study, and preaching. Over the weekend of October 17 – 19, 2014, eight young men took part in the Dominican Experience [...]