Mass Schedule Information
Mass is celebrated every Thursday at noon and 6:30pm for Shrine intentions at the Shrine of St. Jude Thaddeus located in St. Pius V Church. This is located at 1919 S. Ashland Avenue, Chicago IL. There is a St. Jude … Continue reading
A New Vision, a New Priory Press by Andy McAlpin, O.P.
For decades, the Province of St. Albert the Great churned out many great books by excellent theologians and philosophers from within and from outside of the hallowed walls of her priories. Over the years, the shifting realties of religious life and changes in the publishing industry took a toll this ministry and the venerable Priory Press all but faded into the mist of memory. Held together at the end by Fr. Bill Bernacki, O.P., the storehouse of the old Priory Press still ships some copies of the popular high school texts she produced. Priory Press no longer produced new books, yet many authors in the Province were not idle in the project of theological and philosophical thought and authorship. They just could not publish using the Province’s imprint. Until now.
Novena Dates, Locations, & Preachers: 2012-2013
May 8-16, 2013 St. Pius V Church, Chicago, IL Fr. R.B. Williams, O.P. July 18-26, 2013 Blessed Sacrament Church, Madison, WI Fr. Jay Harrington, O.P. October 23-31, 2013 St. Vincent Ferrer Church, River Forest, IL Fr. Jim Marchionda, O.P. *Preachers … Continue reading
Dominicans & St. Jude
Although Saint Gregory the Illuminator is credited as the “Apostle to the Armenians”, when he baptized King Tiridates III of Armenia in 301, converting the Armenians, the Apostles Jude and Bartholomew are traditionally believed to have been the first to … Continue reading
“What’s Wrong With Catholic Preaching?”
“What’s Wrong With Catholic Preaching?” Fr. Charles E. Bouchard, O.P., Prior Provincial Dominican Province of St. Albert the Great Remarks delivered at the Minneapolis Club, November 17, 2011 The famous Southern Catholic novelist Flannery O’Connor says that after a relative … Continue reading
Reflections on Social Justice Preaching
Reflections on Social Justice Preaching by Br. Samuel Hakeem, OP I have something to confess: I’ve never been a big fan of preaching on behalf of mission and charity organizations. Perhaps your experience has been similar to mine—instead of a Sunday homily, … Continue reading
The two disciples followed Jesus. Jesus turned, and saw them following, and said to them, “What do you seek?” They said to him, “Rabbi” (which means Teacher), “where are you staying?” He said to them, “Come and see.” They came … Continue reading