St. Joseph Province Vocations

Category: Dominican Vocations

When Your Parents Don’t Support Your Vocation

road discernment

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.

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Thomas Aquinas and Vocational Discernment

Fr. Romanus Cessario OP

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.

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Official 2014-15 Photo for Eastern Province Dominican Studentate

Dominican Student friars 2014-15

The official 2014-2015 Studentate photo for the Dominican Province of St. Joseph (Eastern) at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington DC.

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Dominican Radio Spots – help us get the word out

Fr. Gillen on Radio

Radio Spots produced with the help of Sacred Heart Radio. Can you help us get the word out? Share these with your local Catholic radio stations.

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2014 Reception of the Dominican Habit

2014 Dominican Novices

On August 8, 2014 the Dominican Province of St. Joseph received 12 men into our novitiate at St. Gertrude Priory in Cincinnati, OH. Pray for these men!

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Announcing the 2014 Novitiate Class for the Eastern Province Dominicans

These men have been accepted for the 2014 Novitiate class for the Dominican Province of St. Joseph.

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Announcing 2014 Summer Vocation Events

Summer vocation Events for Eastern Province Friars

JOIN US for these great opportunities to visit the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Joseph! Is the Lord Jesus calling you to preach the Gospel for the salvation of souls?

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Ohio Vocation Event 2014: Solemnity of Holy Father Dominic

OP Rite

On Sunday, August 3 at 3PM join our friars for our 2014 Ohio Vocation Event at St. Patrick’s Church in Columbus, for a special Missa Cantata in the Dominican Rite for the Solemnity of our Holy Father, Saint Dominic (old calendar).

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Friars make Solemn Profession in Basilica of the National Shrine

Join us on August 9, 2014 at 10:30AM for our Solemn Profession of 12 friars at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC

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New York City Vocation Event 2014

Join our friars in NYC at St. Vincent Ferrer priory for vespers and dinner. Starts at 4PM with a tour of the church.

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