True to our tradition and history, a number of friars serve as itinerant preachers, traveling extensively in order to proclaim the Gospel at parish missions, retreat centers, and religious communities. Many friars also provide pastoral care to thousands of people at the parishes we staff, and engage college and graduate students at our university Newman Centers. Some friars are involved in academic ministry, teaching the richness of the Catholic intellectual tradition at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in Berkeley, the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome, and various seminaries and universities throughout the United States; while others are involved in missionary work to the poor and marginalized throughout the world, as well as a number of other ministries.
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Christ is our Cornerstone
The Priory of Saint Albert the Great, the Western Dominican Province’s House of Studies, has a history unlike any other. The Priory sits on what was once known as Rose Lawn Park. In the early 1900s the estate was purchased by Raymond and Winifred Perry, who later built Brookhurst Mansion. Eventually the property passed on to […]