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.
An overview of the life of Holy Father, St. Dominic
“What are the elements of a religious order that are attractive to me? What is its purpose?”
“The brothers had recourse to their singular hope, the most powerful and loving Mary…”
Day 7: Blessed Jordan and the Salve Procession
“The fragrance lasted for many days afterwards in the hands of those who had touched the relics.”
Day 6: Blessed Jordan and St. Dominic’s Relics
This legend of St. Dominic was compiled by Br. Gerard de Frechet at the request of the fifth Master of the Order, Bl. Humbert of Romans. It dates from 1255-1257.
Litany of Dominican Saints and Blesseds (litany was updated July 2012) + 8 1/2 x 11 PRINTED VERSION + + breviary sized printed version + Lord, have mercy. ~Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. ~Christ, have mercy. Christ,… Read More
The Grace St. Dominic Brings to the World: A Fresh Look at Dominican Spirituality, published in Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture by Fr. Romanus Cessario OP is a great look at the Dominican Spiritual life. Here is… Read More