Blessed Stanley Rother, Two Months Later

Almost two months have passed since the beatification of Fr. Stanley Rother, a priest, missionary, and martyr from Oklahoma. I was one of the hundreds of priests and thousands (15,000!) of lay faithful who filled the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma … Continue reading

Movie Review: Only The Brave

Only the Brave tells the true story of a group of forest fire fighters in an Arizona town. They are a local group, who train and work hard to attain the elite status of Hotshots. Hotshots are akin to Navy … Continue reading

#iGiveCatholic

Dear Friends of the Southern Dominican Friars, For the second year, we are participating in #iGiveCatholic, a one day online giving campaign which includes several Catholic organizations throughout the country. As we near the end of the year, we invite … Continue reading

Movie Review: Marshall

The Marshall of the title is Thurgood Marshall, the esteemed civil rights lawyer for the NAACP who tried the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education case in 1954, and in 1966 was appointed the first African American judge on the … Continue reading

Dominican Preaching in Aggie Catholic Country!

Please join Dominican friar Fr. Charles Johnson, OP, Director of Vocations for the Order of Preachers in Texas and the Southern US, the Province of St. Martin de Porres, at St. Mary’s Catholic Center at Texas A&M University in College … Continue reading

Fall 2017 Come and See Weekend

Come and See Dominican Discernment Weekend of the Provinces of St. Albert the Great and Martin de Porres was held on October 20-22 at our house of studies, St. Dominic Priory in St. Louis, MO.

Memorial Mass

At 1:00 PM on Sunday, October 29, a Mass will be celebrated at Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula, LA, in memory of the members of the Dominican family who died within the past year. Light refreshments will follow. All are welcome. … Continue reading

Movie Review: Stronger

Stronger tells the story of Jeff Bauman, a man who was in the crowd at the finish line of the 2014 Boston Marathon cheering on his girlfriend, who was running. Jeff was standing near the location where the terrorist bomb … Continue reading

Dominican Brothers and Sisters in Florida

Dear Friends, We have heard from our Dominican Brothers and Sisters in Florida and they are all safe. Our friars at St. Dominic Priory in Miami were without power for four days, so that was rough for them. It came … Continue reading

Dominican Friars in Miami

The Dominican friars at St. Dominic Priory in Miami eat dinner by candlelight this evening. They are all alright but have experienced a lot of rain and wind. They have no power. It may be weeks before they get power … Continue reading

Prayers for our Houston Benefactors and Friends

Dear Friends of the Dominicans, St. Dominic, St. Catherine, St. Martin de Porres, along with all our great Dominican saints, were well known for their great compassion. They were all very close to the suffering and the sorrowful. I want you … Continue reading