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The Rosary: Enter into the Mysteries of the Incarnation

As the Gospel of John tells us, “The Word became flesh and dwelt among us” (Jn 1:14). And how wonderful it is that God chose to make his home in us through our Blessed Mother. As Pope Saint Paul VI quotes these beautiful appellations of Mary — ‘Abode of the King,’ ‘Bridal Chamber of the…


The Rosary: Role Models and Stories

There was a period of time during my childhood when my mother particularly emphasized role models: that my brothers and I choose wisely those people we admired and imitated. And I now see that she indirectly did the same thing by reading good stories to us and giving us good…


The Eucharist: Sacrament of Unity

Our nation—our world—is divided. You may have noticed. The Church is the source of unity for all peoples, but when division threatens the Church herself, what do you do? The threat of such division is evident, and though the Church has endured much worse, the weariness, the anxiety of it…


The Archangels

As human beings, we have some frame of reference for understanding Mary and the Saints. We even have some insight into Jesus insofar as he was fully human. The angels, on the other hand, are much further from our experience.  Both the fat baby cherubs and the regal human forms…


The Eucharist, Grounds for HOPE

A certain desperation seems to be spreading through the world these days.  Technological innovation has made our lives easier, yet seems to be bringing new problems in its wake.  A disturbing trend of polarization is corroding the sense of civic unity that once made our nation so strong.  Age-old problems…


Mater Dolorosa vs. the Prosperity Gospel

What kind of title of honor is “Our Lady of Sorrows”? How does the Church expect us to be excited about our call to sanctity if the image of sanctity that she offers is a mother weeping over the death of her only son? The logic of this title profoundly…


Novice Class of 2021-2022

On September 2nd, four men received the habit of the Order of Preachers and began their first year of formation as novices. Blessed with different talents and interests, they look forward to giving witness to the kingdom of God as they continue their formation as Dominican preachers. Br. Moses Mary Jacobs Br. Moses…


Bread from Heaven

Fr. Bernhard Blankenhorn, O.P.’s, ‘Bread from Heaven’ is his latest publication on the Holy Eucharist. It is currently available for sale at CUA Press From the publisher: Bread from Heaven offers a contemporary theological synthesis on the Eucharist that brings together classical and critical biblical exegesis, debates on the early history…


Seven Friars to Make First Profession on September 4, 2021

The Dominican Friars of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus and the Vietnamese Vicariate of Saint Vincent Liem cordially invite you to the First Profession of their Brothers John Vianney Russell Anselm Dominic LeFave Anthony Maria Akerman Peter Pius Chu Cassian Smyth Peter Augustine Hoang Jordan Martin…


Grace Explained, new publication by Fr. Brian Mullady, O.P.

Fr. Brian Mullady, O.P.’s latest publication, Grace Explained: How to Receive ― And Retain ― God’s Most Potent Gift, is now available for sale on Amazon From the Amazon website: Grace is one of the most enigmatic concepts of our Faith. Yet it is uniquely and wonderfully woven into all…


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