Building Churches, Saving Souls

Building Churches, Saving Souls

When Brother Thomas Aquinas joined the Dominican Order at the age of 16, he never imagined that within four years he would bring the Gospel to violence-torn Pakistan. Today, if you were to run into Brother Thomas Aquinas in New York City (where he’s currently assigned), it’d be difficult to imagine... [Read more...]

Friar Teacher

Friar Teacher

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... [Read more...]

Preaching the Missions

Preaching the Missions

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,... [Read more...]

Preacher, Professor, and Author Extraordinaire

Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. Preacher, Professor, and Author Extraordinaire

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... [Read more...]

Preaching Reality

Father John Farren, O.P. Preaching Reality

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... [Read more...]