The blog of the Dominican student brothers at Blackfriars, Oxford.

Built on the four pillars of our Dominican life – preaching, prayer, study, and community – Godzdogz offers many resources for exploring the Catholic Faith today.
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Garden Parties

Tuesday, June 29, 2010
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Vamos a Madrid - Join us for World Youth Day 2011!

Monday, June 28, 2010
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Vocations Story: Br Robert Gay OP

Thursday, June 24, 2010
When did you first start thinking about religious life?
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Dominican Priesthood

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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Quodlibet 31 - FAQs about the Dominican habit

Thursday, June 17, 2010
Godzdogz has received a range of questions about the form and colour of the Dominican habit, when and how it is worn, and who may use it. This post will attempt to answer these questions.
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Quodlibet 25 - Happy Dominicans?

Tuesday, June 15, 2010
A Godzdogz reader has asked us: which qualities make a person successful or happy in their Dominican life? Read more

The Mother of a Saint

Sunday, June 13, 2010
Blessed Jerzy Popiełuszko was beatified in Warsaw last Sunday. An account of his great witness to the Gospel can be found here. One of the most striking images of last week's celebration was his 100-year-old mother, Marianna, praying at his tomb. Her witness reminds us that the saints are not some abstract collection of super-men and wonder-women but real people like us.  Read more

Join us for World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid

Saturday, June 12, 2010
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Quodlibet 24 - Celibacy

Friday, June 11, 2010
What do you think of the norm of the Roman Catholic Church which asks each man called to priesthood to take also a promise of celibacy? Are there reasons to change this nowadays? What happens if a priest after his ordination falls deeply in love and wishes to marry? Read more

Corpus Christi in Oxford

Tuesday, June 08, 2010
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