Month: January 2016

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DSPT College of Fellows Convocation

On January 30 at 1:30pm, the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology will host its annual Convocation of the College of Fellows. This year’s featured presenters include: Patrick Brennan, Bill Cox and John Denniston. Patrick Brennan is a legal scholar and professor at Villanova University. Reflecting on the law as it is understood…


Rise Up And Focus

Over the past couple of weeks, Dominicans from the Western Province have attended two national conferences aimed at supporting Catholic college students.  The Rise Up Conference, hosted by Canada’s Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO), and the Student Leadership Summit, hosted by U.S.-based Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), gather thousands of college…


Be A Preacher of Mercy

“We are called to show mercy because mercy has first been shown to us,” Pope Francis proclaims in Misericordiae Vultus. As we continue our celebration of this Extraordinary Year of Mercy, and the 800th Jubilee of the Order of Preachers, we offer seven, simple suggestions anyone can follow to be…