Dominicana Journal: Summer 2016—Jubilee Edition is here!

An interview with Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M Cap., of Philadelphia; comparing and contrasting the Dominicans and ISIS; a new Bonfire of the Vanities; the “Last Dominican”: Dominicana Summer 2016 is here!

As we celebrate 800 years of Dominican life and 100 years since the first Dominicana was published in 1916, we wanted to offer you a great lineup of fresh insights into historical Dominican figures, along with interviews of Church leaders, book reviews, poetry, prose, and much more.

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Enjoy, and have a happy Dominican Jubilee!

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The Saint Is Not His Own Laura Ackerman Smoller, The Saint and the Chopped-Up Baby: The Cult of Vincent Ferrer in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2014. The Saint is not his own. And neither is the story of a saint possessed solely by his country, his order, or even the Church. The Saint and the Chopped-Up Baby details the development and growth of the cult of the Dominican friar St. Vincent Ferrer, following his death in the early fif...
Moved to Remain I have never mended a net. It seems like a tedious enterprise. As of now at least, there is no talk of the Dominican House of Studies entering into a net-mending apostolate, and for that I am grateful. In this Sunday’s Gospel, we’ll hear of a family of net-menders: Zebedee and his two sons, James and John. The common focus in this passage is centered on the sons who, without hesitation, follow Christ when He beckons them out of their boat and...
For a Christian, Alone Is Always “Alone Together”... Being alone. It’s that all-too-familiar human experience. It lies at the root of our fears, ultimately making the vast wilderness frightening and the dark so haunting. The unnerving experience of being alone often descends upon men and women and has the power to paralyze them or otherwise entrap them in illusions of helpless desperation or worse, despair. For many ancient philosophers, embracing solitude and approaching “the alone” purifies ma...
Evelyn Waugh and Despair I remain skeptical, but I can see why some people think G.K. Chesterton should be considered for beatification. He was a giant of generosity and goodwill, as his life, writings, and waistline make clear. On the other hand, it would be hard to credit the sincerity or the sanity of someone who claimed sanctity for another, very different Catholic author of the twentieth century: Evelyn Waugh. While Waugh holds a high place in the history of English...
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