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Godzdogz

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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Remembering... Fr Vincent McNabb, O.P. (1868-1943)

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

By Br John Bernard Church, O.P. | Br John Bernard considers Fr Vincent McNabb's understanding of prayer, and what might have drawn the crowds to listen to him at Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park. Read more

Christ the King

Sunday, November 24, 2019

By Br Albert Elias Robertson, O.P. | Br Albert reflects on the Solemnity of Christ the King. Read more

Remembering... Fr Conrad Pepler, O.P. (1908-1993)

Saturday, November 23, 2019

By Br Daniel Benedict Rowlands, O.P. | Br Daniel reflects on the life and work of Fr Conrad Pepler OP, a friar whose wisdom came  "alive not so much in carved blocks of stone or finely printed books but among living human beings. He was an artist in people." Read more

22nd November - St Cecilia

Friday, November 22, 2019

By Br Gabriel Theis, O.P. | Today we celebrate the feast of St Cecilia, a Roman martyr and patron saint of musicians. Read more

Remembering... Fr John Malachy Clune, O.P.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

By Br Albert Elias Roberston, O.P.Br Albert remembers Fr John Malachy Clune, O.P., a friar he cared for as a novice and who died shortly after Br Albert’s profession.
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Remembering... Fr Yves Congar, O.P. (1904-1995)

Saturday, November 16, 2019

By Br. Vincent Antony Löning, OP | Br. Vincent Antony reflects upon the life of eminent theologian Cardinal Yves Congar, peritus of the Second Vatican Council who at one time lived at our priory in Cambridge. Read more

Not All Tears are Bad

Thursday, November 14, 2019

By Br Thomas Thérèse, O.P.A close friend of mine says frequently, ‘not all tears are bad’. A true statement that I think can only be truly known by someone who has learnt how to grieve well, to grieve wisely. Read more

Remembering... Fr Victor White, O.P. (1902-1960)

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

By Br Pablo Rodríguez Jordá, O.P. | Fr Victor White was a pioneer in the 20th century dialogue between psychology and religion, as well as a close friend of the psychoanalyst Carl Gustav Jung. Read more

Remembering... Fr Bruno Hussar, O.P. (1911-1996)

Saturday, November 09, 2019

By Br Joseph Bailham, O.P. | Br Joseph shares some insights into the life of Fr Bruno Hussar, a Dominican priest, a Jew, and an Israeli citizen. Read more

Remembering... Fr Laurentius Siemer, O.P. (1888-1956)

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

By Br Gabriel Theis, O.P.Br Gabriel remembers the ambiguous life of Laurentius Siemer OP, provincial of the German Dominicans under the Nazi regime. Read more

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