Because of Poor Sinners

I am often asked how I came to discern with the Dominicans. What draws me to the Dominican Order? While it is ultimately a mystery of God, there are several reasons, and most of them can be explained by my attraction to the four pillars of Dominican life: prayer, study, community, and preaching. But what […]

Lessons From The Prodigal

The past week was tough, on many levels.  I’d like to say I handled it all with grace and patience, remained firm and did not give in to temptations.  But by the end of the week, I knew I had been beaten and felt it.  Time to visit Jesus, the great Physician, in the sacrament […]

If We Are What We Should Be…

Alleluia!  He is risen!  He is risen indeed!  Alleluia!  Beginning last Sunday, and for the next 50 days, we celebrate our Lord’s resurrection and the Easter season.  Lent is over, time for rejoicing!  But what should that mean for us?  When I was Protestant, I was taught and believed how much Jesus loves me, how […]