San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone, left, and the newly ordained Bishop Robert F. Christian, OP, right, greet friends, family and the faithful at St. Mary’s Cathedral June 5. The episcopal ordination of Bishop Christian marks the first time a Dominican has worn the bishop’s mitre in San Francisco since Dominican Father Joseph Sadoc Alemany was appointed in 1850. (Photo by Debra Greenblat/Catholic San Francisco)
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by Fr. Augustine Thompson O.P.
Focusing on the historical lives of these humble men who have been a part of the Order since its foundation and many of whom are saints and blesseds, in 1216. Fr. Augustine paints a vivid picture of the brothers who have served the Church throughout the last 800 years, detailing their various ministries throughout history and their role in today’s ever-changing world.
“I am sure that many will be interested in reading this book, especially since it is now clear that St. Martin de Porres was actually a donatus and so a member of the “Third Order.” ~Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P.
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Fr. Augustine Thompson O.P. has recently published a small booklet with Compline from the Liturgy of the Hours with all the Dominican elements approved for use in 1982. It is pocketbook size and will fit nicely on a bedside table. It can be purchase through Dominican Liturgy Publications – direct links are below.