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During this time of Church closures, you may find spiritual resources and other information from the Dominicans of the Province of St. Joseph on our resources page.

Fr. Timothy Bernard, O.P, has been appointed as pastor of St. Louis Bertrand parish in Louisville, Kentucky, effective July 1.

Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein (MA ’10, STB ’13, STL ’14) commented on the need for women to be be involved in seminary formation, in an article in Crux.

Fr. Peter Stravinskas (STL 1988) offered “Reflections from a somewhat (but not completely) sidelined priest” in an article for Catholic World Report. In an earlier article, Fr. Stravinskas offered a kind of “florilegium” (a compilation of excerpts from other writings) of St. John Paul II’s thoughts on the Season of Lent.

Consecration to St. Joseph: The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father, by Fr. Donald Calloway, M.I.C. (MDiv, STB 2002), is now in its second printing. Fr. Calloway discussed the book in an interview in the National Catholic Register.

Fr. Gregory Pine, O.P. (STB ’15, MDiv ’16, STL ’17), spoke for the Lenten Reflection Series at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on March 11. His lecture was entitled “Growing Desire: The Discipline of Fasting.”

With the help of the USCCB, The Word Among Us is providing complimentary access to the daily Mass readings and their entire website to help people pray from home. The editor is Leo Zanchettin (MA ’02).

Sister Cecilia Anne Wanner, O.P., has been appointed as the 13th President of Aquinas College, Nashville. Sister received her MA in Thomistic Studies in 2018.

Cluny Media has published a collection of homilies by Most Rev. J. Augustine Di Noia, O.P. (STB ’69, STL ’71). The homilies in Grace in Season: The Riches of the Gospel in the Seventy Sermons are arranged by the liturgical year. Archbishop Di Noia was interviewed about the book by Catholic News Agency.

Dr. John-Mark Miravalle (STL ’04) discussed the ideas in his recent book Beauty: What It Is and Why It Matters in the Catholic Culture podcast.

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