On Sunday, August 12, 2018, we welcomed four novices to the Order of Preachers. Br. Andrew Martin and Br. Justin for the Province of St. Martin de Porres, and Br. Jordan Albert and Br. Dominick for the Province of St. … Continue reading
Today, August 6, 2018, fr. Bruno Cadore, OP, Master of the Order of Preachers, released a letter on the holiness of Dominic in preparation for the 8th Centennial Anniversary of the Death of St. Dominic. The letter is below: Dearest brothers … Continue reading
The Dominican Province of St. Martin de Porres has appointed a new vocation director (effective July 2018): Fr. Francis Jose Orozco, O.P. A native of Oklahoma, Fr. Francis entered the novitiate of the Dominican Province of St. Martin de Porres in … Continue reading
The Vengan y Vean vocation discernment retreat held in Houston on July 6-8, 2018 was a great success! Once again, it is an honor for Dominican friars to participate in this annual retreat. Special thanks to Cardinal DiNardo, the Archdiocese … Continue reading
On July 7, 2018, Rev. Br. Carl Joseph Paustian, OP, was ordained to the priesthood and Br. Nicholas Reynolds, OP, was ordained to the diaconate at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Houston, Texas. The Most Reverend David Konderla, DD, Bishop of Tulsa, … Continue reading
The Come and See Dominican Discernment Weekend was held February 16 – 18 at St. Dominic Priory and Studium in St. Louis. It was a great experience which attracted 13 young men from the territory of the Province of St. … Continue reading
From January 2-5, 2018 the Dominican Friars of the Province of the St. Martin de Porres gathered at Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center in Houston, Texas, for their Provincial Assembly. This gathering of all the friars of the Province provided … 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
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
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.
In times of turmoil like now, our Church needs inspiration and courage to preach against the terrible sins of hatred, racism, and violence in our midst and heal the wounds these tragic realities continually inflict. May the “dream” of Dr. … Continue reading
On Sunday, August 13, 2017, Br. Carlos Salas, along with his classmates from the Province of St. Albert the Great and the Province of Canada, received the habit of St. Dominic marking the beginning of the novitiate year. The novitiate … Continue reading
Dominican friars Peter Damian Harris, Herman Johnson and Eduardo Logiste from the Province of Saint Martin de Porres participate in the 12th National Black Catholic Congress held on July 6 – 9 in Orlando, Florida. Laudare, Benedicere, Praedicare ….Blessings … Continue reading
On June 17, 2017, Rev. Br. Thomas More Barba, OP, was ordained to the priesthood and Br. Carl Joseph Paustian, OP, was ordained to the diaconate at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Houston, Texas.
On May 27, 2017, Br. Nicholas Reynolds, OP, professed solemn vows in St. Dominic Catholic Church in New Orleans, LA. Throughout the history of the Catholic Church men and women have consecrated themselves to Jesus Christ. Dominican friars publicly take … Continue reading