Posts filed under: Dominican Voices

For all Americans and many others, remembering the horrifying events that happened on September 11, 2001 brings many images to mind. That September, our American consciousness was raised. There was much to learn about ourselves and about our place in the global community. Today, we need to remember 9/11....
Today, August 6th, we remember the bombing of Hiroshima! It seems impossible we would wreak such havoc on citizens of another nation. But today, we seize immigrant children and warehouse them. And I thought that my outrage was at its peak until I read the Washington Post....
Although I am a psychologist and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, I can find no words to describe my outrage about forcibly separating children from their parents at the border.  The seizing of children from their mother or father, the warehousing of children including babies, is beyond a simple immoral...
Hearing the stories of tragedy on the news calls people of faith to prayer. This is not surprising because a tragedy is often beyond our control and yet we must strive to meet the needs of those caught in its harsh reality. Thankfully, there are many generous first responders and...
Art images life and lends perspective in a way that captures the imagination and reveals what is true. Art generates awareness with an unforgettable message. Dominican Artists are called to help the truth of the Gospel emerge in the present day – preaching truth, challenging today’s heresies, and opening hearts...
In this 800th Jubilee Year of the Dominican Order being entrusted by the Church to go forth and preach the Gospel, we, 200 Dominican friars, sisters, laity, nuns, priest associates and youth, ministering in 50 countries in all corners of the world, have gathered in Salamanca, Spain, from 1-5 September,...