Fr. Walter Wagner, OP, pastor of St. Vincent Ferrer Church in New York City, has published “Dominican Life: A Commentary on the Rule of St. Augustine.” Read more Fr. Augustine Thompson, OP, professor of history at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in Berkeley, California, has published “Francis of Assisi: A New Biography.” Read more
Monthly Archives: May 2012
The Mary Nona McGreal Center for Dominican Historical Studies at Dominican University will host the 2012 In Our Keeping Conference: “For the Sake of the Preaching” June 28–July 1. Keynote speakers include Ann Willits, OP (Sinsinawa); Mary Thomas Michalek, OP (Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament, Farmington, Michigan); and Ellen Skerrett, Chicago historian and author of “Born in Chicago: A History of Chicago’s Jesuit University.” This year’s conference will have a special celebration in honor of the Parable Conference for Dominican Life and Mission. Read more
What is distinctive about Dominican higher education?
The 2012 Biennial Colloquium of Dominican Colleges and Universities hopes to engage that question by exploring the significance of the Dominican contemplative tradition in American higher education. Plenary session presenters include Richard Woods, OP, professor of theology at Dominican University; Laurie Brink, OP (Sinsinawa), associate professor of New Testament Studies at Catholic Theological Union; Patricia Walter, OP (Adrian), associate professor of Systematic Theology at Aquinas Institute of Theology; and Paul Murray, OP, president of the Spirituality Institute at the University of St. Thomas Aquinas. Read more
Sister Carla Mae Streeter, OP, a professor emerita of systemic theology at Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis, Missouri, recently presented “Spirituality in the Second Half of Life,” at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows and at Incarnate Word Parish in Chesterfield, Missouri. Read story in St. Louis Review
Dominican Young Adults
A recent article in The Record, the newspaper for the Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky, featured a story on Kentucky’s first chapter of Dominican Young Adults at St. Catharine College (sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Peace). Mary Sue Barnett, St. Catharine College’s campus minister, also recently became an associate of the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Read story