Today's Scratchpad Reflection

jesus loves me
September 02, 2015

Wednesday in the 22nd Week of the Church Year

by Daniel Thomas Op
Wednesday in the 22nd Week of the Church Year Saint for the day: Bl. John Francis Burte & Companions (d. 1792 - 1794) Scripture Readings for today's Liturgy: Colassians 1:1-8 Psalm 52:10-11 Luke 4:38-44 The verse for today’s Responsorial Psalm 52 seems to be the key to our understanding of what it means to encounter Jesus and know His healing presence: “I trust in the mercy of God for ever.”… Read more...

Our Spirituality

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Prayer

Dominicans center our lives on Jesus Christ, the true light, and are moved by the Holy Spirit who radiates God’s healing presence in the world today. We celebrate the Word in daily common prayer, meditation, study, and in the proclamation that is preaching

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Common Life

We live together in large (as many as 30) and small (as few as 2 or 3) communities. The basic idea of community is not just people living together under one roof. Rather, community living is about the willingness to share our lives with one another.

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Study

The primary object of Dominican study is the Word of God, which comes to us through Scripture & Tradition, is interpreted authoritatively by the Church’s Magisterium, and Whose fullest manifestation is the very Person of Christ Himself.

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Preaching

Preaching is at the heart of Dominican life. Our preaching ministry takes us to parishes, university campuses,  retreat centers and sometimes even to food pantries, shelters for the homeless and other places where people are impoverished literally as well as spiritually.

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Dominican Friars - Vicariate of Eastern Africa

We are Members of the Dominican friars of the Province of St. Joseph founded in 1806 by Edward Dominic Fenwick, O.P.

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St. Dominic, the founder of the "Order of Preachers" in the early part of the 13th Century gave his friars guiding principles which were called, "The Four Pillars." They are the basis of all that we, even now, do in our prayer, study, life and ministry. Simply put, they are just that: Prayer - Study - Community - Ministry.