Visiting Our Houses in the Dominican Province of St. Joseph

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If you are interested in getting to know more of the Dominican Province of St. Joseph after a vocation weekend, here you will find more information on how to do that.

When Your Parents Don’t Support Your Vocation

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A religious vocation given to a son or daughter can be perceived as a great blessing to a family. It can also be perceived as a threat. If you think God is calling you to be a Dominican friar, and your parents are opposed, here are some things to keep in mind.

Thomas Aquinas and Vocational Discernment

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Aquinas does not encourage a man to practice a “discernment” of Dominican life in order to distinguish it from other possible vocations in the Church. The reason is simple. Growth in charity results only from a divine gift given. We call this gift, the gift of grace.

On the Qualities of Religious Life: St. John Paul II and the Angelic Doctor

When considering qualities of the states of life within the Church, it is helpful to look at what the Church actually teaches. Certainly these documents/texts should be prayerfully studied by any young man considering a consecrated religious vocation.