Vestition of Four Novices

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

Announcing the New Director of Vocations

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

Discernment Retreat in Houston

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

Ordination of Brs. Carl Joseph and Nicholas

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

Spring Come & See Weekend!

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

2018 Provincial Assembly

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

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.

Vestition of Novices

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

Ordinations to the Priesthood and Diaconate.

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.  

Br. Nicholas Reynolds, OP, Professes Solemn Vows

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