Visiting the Dominican Sisters

The Dominican Sisters of Mount Thabor, Ortonville, Michigan, are long-time friends of Saint Augustine’s House. On Saturday, August 6, the Transfiguration of Our Lord, some of us joined them in their celebration of the 800th anniversary of the founding of the Dominican Order. Br. Richard, and associate Daniel, assisted with the music. Fr. John,...

Saint Dominic

August 8 – St. Dominic – After his ordination to the priesthood, Dominic spent nine years in Osma, pursuing a life of intense prayer. Dominic and a group of followers gained local recognition as a religious congregation, and Dominic accompanied Tolouse’s bishop to Rome for an ecumenical council in 1215. The council stressed the...