Father Charles (Chuck) Dahm, O.P. was featured in Chicago’s WTTW about his work and missionary spirit. “Father Charles Dahm is a dyed-in-the-wool activist, following in the footsteps of old-school, firebrand Catholic priests. He has never shied away from an opportunity to challenge authority or hesitated to speak his mind. But he says it is always in service of a single goal: bringing about a more just and peaceful world for all, in other words, putting his faith into action.” Read article
St. Mary’s Dominican High School: ‘Brother Roger A. Shondel, O.P. Honored for a Lifetime of Serving the New Orleans Community’
The Dominican Friars of St. Martin de Porres Province honored Brother Roger A. Shondel, O.P., with the St. Martin de Porres Award at the November 9th Southern Dominican Province Gala. The award salutes the recipient’s lifetime of recognizing the spiritual needs of the New Orleans community. Also honored at the gala was Mrs. Yvonne Blount, O.P. who has served as a lay Dominican for more than 50 years.
Read the latest news from the Dominican Institute for the Arts (DIA) which highlights their July gathering in Adrian, Michigan. Read newsletter
Beginning on June 18, 2017 a group of Dominicans and a Franciscan Capuchin Brother entered an emersion experience Inside Mexico. The seven week program, created by Casa Xitla in Mexico City provided guests a concentrated insight to Spanish Language, Mexican culture, history and the embodiment of Catholic Social Teaching toward migrant, indigenous and the poor. Brother Nicolas Reynolds, O.P. and Sister Ana Gonzalez shared with us some of their insights from the Inside Mexico experience.
The Spirit of Collaboration in the North American Dominican Promoters of Justice, Peace and Care of Creation
By Cassie Vazquez (Editor)
When the Dominican Sisters Conference learned that Fr. Brendan Curran, OP (Province of St. Albert the Great) was appointed the new North American Dominican Co-Promoter of Justice, Peace and Care of Creation, I contacted Sr. Marcelline Koch, OP (Dominican Sister of Springfield) and Fr. Brendan for an interview about their collaborative work and what it means to be a promoter of justice.