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Vocations day in Edinburgh

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
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Vocations Video

Thursday, November 11, 2010
Another wonderful video from the Dominican Nuns of Summit in New Jersey.  Read more

Classic Vocation Film

Wednesday, July 28, 2010
In 1964 the Dominican Province of Saint Joseph produced And The World Looks at Us, a vocations film. The Dominican House of Studies in Washington D.C. have posted excerpts from it on its YouTube channel. Despite being nearly fifty years old, I was struck by how fresh, relevant and inspiring the message of the film still is.  Read more

Meet the Promoter for our Dominican Nuns

Sunday, July 18, 2010
We're blessed in Blackfriars to meet Dominican brothers and sisters from all over the world who come to Oxford for a variety of reasons, and occasionally, we thought that our Godzdogz readers might want to find out a little about them, and their work in the Order world-wide. Some of our readers may recall our feature series on the Dominican cooperator brother vocation, and we have also mentioned our apostolic sisters, the Dominican laity, and secular institutes. However, the Dominican family also includes contemplative nuns, the praying heart of the Order.
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Invocation 2010

Wednesday, July 07, 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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The Year of the Priest - Celebrating a Golden Jubilee

Monday, May 03, 2010
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The Dominican Brother: 3 Brother Angel F. Méndez Montoya

Saturday, February 13, 2010
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The Dominican Brother: 2 Brother Paul Byrd

Friday, February 12, 2010
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The Dominican Brother: 1 Brother Vincent Cook

Thursday, February 11, 2010
On the 4th February the Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Religious Life and Societies of Apostolic Life announced plans for a new document to highlight the importance to religious life and to the Church in general of lay brothers, members of religious orders that take vows but are not ordained as priests.  Read more
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