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Dominican Family "Come and See" Vocations Day

Is Jesus Christ calling you to follow Him in prayer, study, community and service? Come and meet the Dominican family and learn more about the friars, nuns, sisters and laity, and discern if you are called to a vocation following in the steps of St. Dominic.

When? The date is Saturday 22nd September 2018 at 9:30am-2:00pm.

What's happening? The day will begin with a special Mass at 9:30am and will include a chance to meet members of the Dominican family to ask questions about their lives and calling. There will also be displays and a panel discussion. Don't miss this opportunity.

Where? The venue is St. Mary's Church, 5251 Joyce Street, Vancouver (near Joyce Skytrain Station) in the church and church basement.

What about food? Lunch is included.

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The Inspiring Dominican Saints

Who were they? What can they teach us? How can we apply this to today's world?

These monthly meetings are open to all and free of charge. They include a presentation and some lively open discussion on the Dominican saints. Coffee and snacks are provided. Donations welcome.

The next Dominican Saints Seminar will be on Saturday October 20th with St. Peter of Verona who was born in 1206.

Meetings are on the third Saturday of each month from October 2018. They are held at St. Mary's Church, 5251 Joyce Street, Vancouver (near Joyce Skytrain Station) in the rectory basement at 9:15am-12:15pm followed by an optional potluck lunch. We begin with Morning Prayer from the Liturgy of the Hours: if you have your own breviary please bring it.

Some of the previous meetings have been recorded. Please click here to access the recordings and presentations.

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St. Thomas Aquinas Festival

Saturday 26th January 2019 at 9:30am - 4:30pm.

Come and join the Dominican family to celebrate the life of St. Thomas Aquinas

The day will include:

Mass with Rt. Rev. Michael Miller, Archbishop of Vancouver.

A new original song based on a prayer of St. Thomas Aquinas. There will be a competition for musicians to write a song based on one of the prayers of St. Thomas. For more details and to find out how to submit an entry for this competition please click here. Deadline for submission: 15 November 2018.

Dramas on St. Thomas' life.

Various talks on the different aspects of St. Thomas: the philosopher, the preacher, the theologian, etc.

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