Province of St. Joseph

We Dominican Friars of St. Joseph Province are a community called to preach Jesus Christ as part of the worldwide mission of the Order of Friars Preachers.

Under the patronage of Mary, the Mother of God, we are bound, poor and chaste, to one another by our common vow of obedience, and by God’s grace we grow in holiness through our common life, prayer and contemplation, study of the Word, and our fraternity.

Empowered by the Holy Spirit, our mission is exercised for the salvation of souls and extends to all of God’s people through these primary ministries:

a. preaching the Word, including all forms of evangelization;
b. teaching and scholarship in service of the ministry of the Word, with priority given to our own foundations: the Dominican House of Studies and Providence College;
c. parochial service, especially in university locales, and in parishes offering strategic opportunities for preaching; and
d. foreign missions.

Word to Life Broadcast: Fourth Sunday of Advent

This week’s show is hosted by Br. John Maria Devaney, O.P. with a discussion among fellow Dominican friars of the readings for the Fouth Sunday of Advent. Click here to listen

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O Sapientia

Every year from December 17–23, the Church proclaims the O Antiphons, a set of chants that proclaim the mysteries of Christ in language adapted from the prophetic books of the Old Testament. Today, the series begins with O Sapientia: “O Wisdom… Read More

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Word to Life Radio Broadcast: Gaudete Sunday

This week’s show is hosted by Br. John Maria Devaney, O.P. and Fr. Gabriel Gillen, O.P., and Fr. Carleton Jones, O.P., who offer a discussion of the readings for the Gaudete Sunday. Click here to listen!

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