A short clip from our New Orleans Gala. The music group, “The Big Easy Boys,” sing to our honoree, Mrs. Yvonne Blount, O.P., (Lay Dominican).
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
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
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
The first meeting of the new commission appointed by the Master of the Order met at Santa Sabina in the early days of October 2017. It has eight members, Miguel Angel Espinoza Sanchez of Holy Rosary province, Tomasz Gaj of … Continue reading
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
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.
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
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
Happy Birthday Fr. Carl Trutter, OP! Fr. Carl Trutter, OP (far right in the red shirt) currently resides at Our Lady of Wisdom Health Care Center after many decades of service to the Church. Fr. Carl has been a member … Continue reading
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
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
The Dominicans are continuing to pray for our friends, benefactors, and members of the Dominican family in Southeast Texas who were hard hit by Hurricane Harvey. We pray for those who have been hit hard by Hurricane Irma in the … Continue reading
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
Dear Friends of the Southern Dominican Province, Thank you for your inquiries, prayers, and thoughts for the Dominicans in Houston and throughout South Texas that have been affected by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. All of the Dominican friars, sisters, … Continue reading