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Keeping our Sights Set on Heaven

Sunday, June 3, 2018

  Keeping our Sights Set on Heaven By Fr. Joseph Sergott, O.P. What is the ultimate goal of our life on earth? What about when our life is over? Have we thought enough about the next life? And, how do our hopes for the next life influence our life on earth? St. Paul says, “Our citizenship is in […]

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June Novena of Masses

Sunday, May 20, 2018

A Novena of Masses in honor of The Sacred & Immaculate hearts of Jesus and Mary June 8 – 16 TO BE OFFERED FOR THE INTENTIONS OF ALL CONFRATERNITY MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS NOVENA PRAYER Eternal Father, look not on our sins, but upon the infinite love and merits of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Look […]

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The Church’s devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Sunday, May 13, 2018

By Bishop-elect Robert Christian, O.P. [Bishop-elect Robert Christian, O.P. entered the Dominican Order in the Western Dominican Province in 1970. He was ordained a priest in 1976. These past few years, he has served as Student Master of the Western Province. Bishop-elect Christian was appointed an auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco by Pope Francis on March 28, 2018. He will […]

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What would the Bl. Virgin say to the Church about being Church?

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

(Pentecost, Jean RESTOUT II, 1732) What would the Blessed Virgin say to the Church about being Church? by Bishop-elect Robert Christian, O.P. Pope Francis has decreed that henceforth the Monday after Pentecost shall be celebrated as the feast of Mary, Mother of the Church. This insertion in the liturgical calendar will remind the faithful that the Holy Spirit […]

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What Would the Blessed Virgin Say About Chastity?

Sunday, April 1, 2018

By Fr. Peter Hannah, O.P. Consider for a moment the broad array of characters in the early church: Peter; Paul; James; Stephen; Silas; Priscilla; Aquila; John Mark; Lydia; Cornelius; Timothy… Men and women of all ages and ranks. Now consider that the human being closest to Our Lord in his earthly life, she who was […]

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Easter Novena of Masses

Thursday, March 22, 2018

A Novena of Masses in honor of Our Risen Savior & His Divine Mercy April 1 — April 9, 2018 TO BE OFFERED FOR THE INTENTIONS OF ALL CONFRATERNITY MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS NOVENA PRAYER O Jesus, by your death and resurrection you conquered sin and death, and gave us the assurance of our own future […]

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Of Dung, Broken Sprigs & Glory

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Of Dung, Broken Sprigs & Glory By Fr. Joseph Sergott, O.P. Human suffering may be the greatest obstacle between ourselves and God because we do not understand it. Lacking knowledge, wisdom or faith, we often make uneducated guesses, or to put it more bluntly, ignorant judgments regarding the motives and ways of the Lord. People […]

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The Sadness of Lust & Christ’s Call

Thursday, March 1, 2018

By Fr. Peter Hannah, O.P. Before I entered the Dominican Order, I recall a number of conversations with friends and acquaintances who felt comfortable enough with me to ask a burning question. It went something along the lines of, “So, as a priest, you won’t be able to…have sex, right?” My “no” response was usually […]

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Lourdes Novena of Masses

Thursday, February 1, 2018

A Novena of Masses in honor of Our Risen Savior & His Divine Mercy February 11 — February 19, 2018 TO BE OFFERED FOR THE INTENTIONS OF ALL CONFRATERNITY MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS   NOVENA PRAYER Most Holy Mother Mary, at Lourdes you asked us to do penance and to pray for the conversion of sinners. […]

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What would the Blessed Virgin say to College Students?

Friday, January 19, 2018

As a campus minister and college chaplain at the University of Oregon Newman Center, I get the privilege of mentoring and ministering with many faithful and talented college students. For many college students, going off to college is the first time in life that they leave their parent’s house to be on their own. It can be overwhelming since they […]

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