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Holy Rosary Philosophy Conference 2017

Holy Rosary Church in Portland, Oregon will host the parish’s first philosophy conference entitled “The Nature, Role and Scope of the Conscience” on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The nature, role, and scope of the conscience is one of the most crucial and debated topics in modern thought. It encompasses everything…


Dominican Colloquia in Berkeley

Person, Soul and Consciousness: Philosophical and Theological Perspectives How do philosophical insights into the human person illumine topics within theology? How do recent developments in theology present challenges or opportunities for philosophical research into consciousness, person, and the soul? This year’s colloquium from July 12-15, 2017 at the Dominican School…


Conferral of Special Degree

The Dominican Friars are pleased to announce the conferral of the Master of Sacred Theology degree upon our own Fr. Michael Dodds, O.P., at St. Albert’s Priory on Saturday, December 3 at 11:30am. The ceremony will begin with midday prayer, followed by the awarding of the degree and a presentation…


The Traveling Philosopher

Earlier this summer, Fr. Michael Dodds, O.P., one of our professors at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology (DSPT) in Berkeley, was invited to present at two conferences which attracted a number of esteemed scholars. He shares his experience below: The first conference occurred at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland,…