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Wine Tasting - Seattle, WA

Apr 23, 2014

7th Annual

Tastes of the Region

Wine Tasting | Hors d'oeuvres | Raffle

Advancing the faith of Catholic students
at the University of Washington

Friday | April 25 | 7:00pm | $35/per person


Catholic Newman Center
4502 20th Ave NE,
Seattle, WA 98105
(Click for directions)

Purchase tickets at our online store or call us at (206) 527-5072

  • 6:45pm - Doors Open
  • 7:00pm - Tasting Begins, Games & Raffle Open
  • 8:30pm - Tasting Finale, Raffle Close, & Special Presentation
  • Attire is business casual.

Come to Seattle's premier event in support of Catholic Campus Ministry at the University of Washington, and help give the nearly 6,000 Catholic students at the UW a spiritual home!

You'll get to mingle with the students, Dominicans, and friends of the fun and engaging Catholic Newman Center community.  Learn how Catholic students at the UW are setting an inspiring example of leadership and faith - all while enjoying great wine in your FREE custom Newman wine glass! 


  • Over 10 different wines
  • Custom Hors d'oeuvres and sweets
  • Raffles of signed Husky sports memorabilia, food, coffee, wine, gift cards, and more!
  • Silent auction items for incredible collectibles and experiences like a dinner cooked in your home by a professional chef for you and your friends, or a home wine tasting experience!
  • A FREE custom Newman wine glass
  • A great experience helping young Catholics keep their faith during the challenging college years.
  • Three fun registration levels: Novice, Connoisseur, & Sommelier – all with their own surprises!
  • Easy Bid system!  Arrive and register a credit card (or not) and get a bid number to buy raffle tickets, bid on items, and even donate at the end.  We'll charge your card just once or send you an invoice if you prefer.  It's an easy, secure, and fast way to enjoy the night!


If you prefer to purchase your tickets over the phone, please call (206) 527-5072.
No paper tickets are issued – all tickets are Will Call.

Interested in being a special part of the wine tasting? Please prayerfully consider being a Sponsor today! Click on this link or go to for more info. Thank you!

Questions? Contact (206) 527-5072 or email


Thank you to all the businesses for their support!
Please click on a logo below and visit their website.

Know a business that would be interested in supporting our students? Email Hien, our Assistant Development Director, at, or download and print this form for the business. Thank you!

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The Lord God is My Help

Apr 23, 2014


Br. Michael James Rivera, O.P.'s picture
Submitted by Br. Michael James Rivera, O.P. on Wed, 04/16/2014

Why did Jesus endure such agony in his passion and death? To save sinners, and to show us how to endure suffering and persecution.

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Theology for Young Adults - Las Vegas

Apr 22, 2014

Thursday, April 24 from 7-9pm

Featuring: Fr. Albert Felice-Pace O.P.

Fr. Albert was born on the island of Malta, where St. Paul was shipwrecked, according to the Acts of the Apostles 28:1. After high school, he entered the Dominican Order in 1953. He studied at St. Thomas Aquinas Dominican School and later at the University of San Francisco. Fr. Albert was ordained a priest on April 2, 1960. In 1961, he came to the United States and joined the Western Dominican Province. His first assignment was St. Mary Magdelene in Berkley, CA. After one year, he was transferred to Los Angeles where he served part-time as an Associate Pastor and part-time at Occidental College where he started his Ministry to the universities and colleges.

Fr. Albert served for 45 years as a campus minister in various universities on the West Coast. He also served as a member of the Catholic Campus Ministry Association National Executive Board. He was awarded the Forsyth Award for promoting campus ministry locally, regionally, and nationally. He has been at UNLV for the last 10 years.

He will be speaking on “Preparing for Marriage in the Catholic Church”.

Open to all young adults between the age of 18-35 years old.

Location: The UNLV Catholic Newman Center
4765 Brussels Street
Las Vegas, NV  89119-6602

Date: Thursday, April 24

Time: 7-9pm

For more information, call 702.736.0887

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Ordinations 2014

Apr 21, 2014

Mass of Presbyteral and Diaconate Ordination - 2014

The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus


invite you to the Presbyteral Ordination of

Rev. Br. Peter Junipero Hannah, O.P.

Rev. Br. Justin Charles Gable, O.P.

and the Diaconate Ordination of

Br. Gabriel Thomas Mosher, O.P.

the 31st of May, 2014
ten o'clock in the morning
St. Dominic's Church -- 2390 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA

RSVP here

If you choose to make a financial gift:
Please makes checks payable to: Western Dominican Province

with the name of the friar(s) in the memo.

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Easter Sunday Morning!

Apr 20, 2014

He is risen as He said! Alleluia!

Let Christians offer sacrificial praises to the passover victim.

The Lamb has redeemed the sheep: The Innocent Christ has reconciled the sinners to the Father.

Death and life contended in a spectacular battle: the Prince of life, who died, reigns alive.

Tell us, Mary, what did you see on the road?

"I saw the tomb of the living Christ and the glory of his rising,
The angelic witnesses, the clothes and the shroud.
Christ my hope is arisen; into Galilee, he will go before his own."

Happy they who bear the witness, Mary's word believing above the tales of those who deceive.

We know Christ is truly risen from the dead!  To us, victorious King, have mercy!

Amen.  Alleluia!!

Liturgical Schedule

St. Albert Priory Chapel
Morning Prayer - 8:30am
Mass of Easter - 9:30am
Evening Prayer - 5:15pm

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Blessings of Easter!

Apr 19, 2014

May the Risen Christ
bring you the blessing of
the fullness of life,
both now and always!

Liturgical Schedule

St. Albert Priory Chapel
Easter Vigil Mass - 8:15pm

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Holy Saturday

Apr 19, 2014

Liturgical Schedule

St. Albert Priory Chapel
Tenebrae - 7:30am
Easter Vigil - 8:15pm

Holy Saturday is spent in quiet prayer.  Churches are silent.
Jesus is in the tomb from Friday until the beginning of Sunday at the Easter Vigil

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Three Sisters as seen from St. Benedict Lodge Property,
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon

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