Lacordaire, Dominican Apologist

If the Catholic Church, and the Dominican Order, ever looked dead, it was at the turn of the 19th Century. In the wake of the French Revolution, the Church had been banned in many parts of Western Europe, thousands of Catholics had been martyred for their faith, religious orders had been outlawed, and the Pope had recently died in captivity under Napoleon.... [Read more...]

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... [Read more...]

The Authority of Christ

“For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out” (Luke 4:36). Jesus stupefies the people of Capernaum in the Gospel today by the authority with which He speaks, an authority that even drives out demons by a simple command. It’s interesting to consider that the response of the people to Jesus’ authority was one... [Read more...]