The friars are members of the Order of Preachers, AKA "The Dominicans" and we are members of the Eastern Dominican Province. There are many… » More
Dominicans are known - reasonably enough - for their preaching. However, as I've passed through various parishes and ministries staffed by our province, it's been made clear to me that we're generally appreciated as good and merciful confessors as well. This makes perfect sense. Founded to preach for the salvation of souls, our order performs some… » More
The following article by Fr. Michael Monshau, O.P., a professor of Liturgy, Homiletics and Spirituality at the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas (the Angelicum) in Rome, was published in the February 10th English edition of L'Osservatore Romano. It is reprinted here with permission.
Family Life and Lent
by Fr. Michael Monshau, O.P.… » More
This series of informal interviews presents Dominican Friars reflecting on distinctive or characteristic features of our life.
In the video above, Fr. Basil Cole, O.P., reflects on special characteristics of the Dominican confessor: his optimism, his trust in God's mercy, and his study of the spiritual life. Fr. Cole is a Professor of Moral Theology… » More
The Cathedral of St. Patrick Young Adults group in New York City is doing its part to renew practice of the Sacrament of Penance. On March 6-7, it is hosting "Twenty Four Hours of Confession" in over 20 Manhattan parishes. Not every parish participating will be open for the entire 24-hour period, but collectively, from 7:00 AM Friday to 7:00 AM Saturday,… » More