Archbishop DiNoia OP to Speak at September 2013 Vocation Weekend

We are especially happy to announce that Archbishop J. Augustine DiNoia OP, vice-president of the pontifical commission, Ecclesia Dei will speak at our September 27-30, 2013 vocation weekend at the Dominican House of Studies on “Critical Challenges to… Read More

How to Know Your Vocation – by St. Alphonsus Liguori

What follows is a brief account of the primary means by which a person can come to discern and follow God’s call for his life according to St. Alphonsus Liguori, a Doctor of the Church. This is an… Read More

SUMMER 2013 VOCATION EVENTS for the Eastern Province Dominicans

*read about our new novices HERE. This summer the Dominican Province of St. Joseph organized regional vocation events. If you have not made a vocation weekend yet in Washington DC, you should contact Fr. Benedict OP now to… Read More

Last Vocation Weekend to coincide with Divine Mercy Sunday (Archbishop DiNoia OP will speak)

You are invited on the weekend of April 5-7, 2013 for the last “Come & See” vocation weekend for this academic year at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington DC. This is the weekend after Easter and… Read More


You are invited for our next Vocation Weekends for the 2012-2013 Academic Year at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington DC. The weekends will be:  September 28-30, 2012November 9-11, 2012February 1-3, 2013April 5-7, 2013 These weekends are… Read More

Cooperator Brothers Hold Historic Meeting

A number of Cooperator Brothers held a recent meeting at Saint Albert Priory in Oakland, CA to address promotion of the vocation to the brotherhood.  Br. Gabriel Dault, O.P., of the Province of St. Albert the Great, wrote… Read More

Dominican House of Studies Offers Training in Dominican Rite

Fr. Pius Pietrzyk, O.P. who is currently studying for a degree in Canon Law at the University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome (Angelicum), has been with us here in Washington DC to offer some tutorials for the… Read More

To Die Like a Dominican

One of the jokes that often get told in Dominican circles concerns what is termed “the Good Life.” We say that the good life consists in three things: To live like a Jesuit, dine like a Franciscan, and… Read More

Conversion Story of Novice Bro. Bradley Thomas (Western Province)

Novice Bro. Bradley Thomas of the Province of the Holy Name (Western) converted to Catholicism in our Dominican Parish in Cincinnati, Ohio.   Please say a prayer for him as he prepares for Simple Profession and our own… Read More