Fr. Robert Barron

“The work of Dominicana Journal is a sign of the Holy Spirit’s presence in the life of the American… [more]

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Kathryn Jean Lopez

"Dominicana is a window into the blessed lives of the student brothers of the Province of St. Joseph… [more]

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Donald Cardinal Wuerl

“In living out the charism of their founder, St. Dominic, the Order of Preachers has for 800 years… [more]

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Dr. Rusty Reno, Ph. D.

"Dominicana gives us analysis, reflection, and commentary from the heart of the Church. That's something… [more]

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Dana Gioia, PH. D.

"One of the great works of the present moment is to bring the Church back into a meaningful conversation… [more]

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Timothy Cardinal Dolan

“The Catholic intellectual tradition has long benefitted from the work of the Order of Preachers, beginning… [more]

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Friar Teacher

Cardinal Leadership Celebration
 Ed Pfueller

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Cardinal Leadership Celebration
 Ed Pfueller

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In depictions of Saint Dominic, a dog, clutching a torch in its mouth and seated upon a globe, often accompanies the Order’s founder. By God’s grace, that fire is still blazing after eight centuries, carried into today’s world by the sons of Saint Dominic. This summer, I had the good fortune to catch up with a marvelous friar who is still ignited... [Read more...]

Preaching the Missions

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Editor’s note: This is the third post in a series that honors the religious lives and fidelity of several of our Jubilarians as part of our celebration of the 800th Jubilee of the Order of Preachers. Father Angelo Henry Camacho, O.P., professed his first vows on August 16, 1954. A year earlier, he had received his religious name, Henry, after... [Read more...]

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Preacher, Professor, and Author Extraordinaire

Fr. Basil Cole, O.P.

Editor’s note: This is the second post in a series that honors the religious lives and fidelity of several of our Jubilarians as part of our celebration of the 800th Jubilee of the Order of Preachers. The 750th anniversary of the Dominicans in 1966 saw the ordination of the young Fr. Basil Cole in San Francisco, and now the 800th anniversary sees him teaching full-time in Washington, D.C. Over these five decades, he has been a religious superior,... [Read more...]

Preaching Reality

Father John Farren, O.P.

Editor’s note: This is the first post in a series that honors the religious lives and fidelity of several of our Jubilarians as part of our celebration of the 800th Jubilee of the Order of Preachers. Fr. John Farren is a Dominican friar because he was a good delivery boy. Not in the newspaper sense—though the three Farren brothers did deliver more than one million copies of the Boston Globe during their boyhoods, enough to merit them a... [Read more...]

The Love of God?

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A couple weeks ago, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote a piece entitled “What Religion Would Jesus Belong To?” The title, I suppose, is meant to be ironic—the suggestion being that Jesus, a great spiritual leader, should be able to see beyond religious differences to an alleged essential core—something Kristoff calls “a loving way of life.” For Kristof, doctrine and ritual mostly get in the way of what is really important... [Read more...]

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