Advent Conference Audio: Lacordaire

Dominicana is happy to offer this audio recording of “Into Earthly Realms: Advent With Lacordaire.” It was given by Br. Constantius Sanders, O.P. as the third and final installment of the 2015 Advent Conferences at the Dominican House of Studies.

Listen to the whole series on our Audio Page.

Series flyer with more info found here.

More information on Henri-Dominique Lacordaire found here.

 

 

Image: Theodore Chasseriau, Henri-Dominique Lacordaire at the convent of Sainte-Sabine in Rome (Louvre, Paris)

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Br. Constantius Sanders, O.P.

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Br. Constantius Sanders is a native of Erie, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Boston College in 2013, studying Math and Philosophy, he entered the Order of Preachers. On DominicanFriars.org