St. Joseph Province Vocations

Category: Dominican History


Timeline of the Life of St. Dominic

Testing by Fire with heretics and St. Dominic

An overview of the life of Holy Father, St. Dominic

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Resources for considering a Dominican Vocation

Most men who come to the Order of Preachers have done a significant amount of research. Here are some important documents if you want a closer look at what shapes the Order of Preachers.

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The Life of St. Dominic

Holy Father Dominic Prays Before Crucifix

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.

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Neither Blue nor Gray – Dominican Chaplains in the Civil War

Two soldiers at a 50th Gettysburg reunion – Smithsonian The Province of St. Joseph has been blessed with many military chaplains in its history, most recently Fr. Edward Gorman, OP and Fr. Joseph Scordo, OP both having served in Iraq….

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Saints in the Way of St. Dominic

In our aspirancy guidelines to assist you to prepare yourself to possibly enter novitiate, we recommend that you get to know our older brothers and sisters who walked in the way of our holy father St. Dominic. These are only some…

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Dominican Saints 101: St. Dominic Ibañez and Companions

This blogpost has now been moved to the Provincial blog.  Enjoy.

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Exaltation of the Cross

September 14 marks the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, also known as the Triumph of the Cross.  In Dominican history, this day marked a shift from the relaxation of the summer months to a more strenuous observance, beginning…

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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 to die…

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Dominican Saints 101: Holy Father Augustine

This blogpost has now been moved to the Provincial blog.  Enjoy.

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Dominican Sisters of Mary Mother of the Eucharist (Ann Arbor)

Recently I posted about the trip our novices made down to Tennessee.   Today, the popular blog, Dominican History (click on image) posted a story of the Ann Arbor Dominican Sisters’ arrival to their new foundation in Austin, Texas –…

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