The Aquinas Visiting Scholar Program invites scholars from around the world to spend a period of time in research and writing, conference participation and public lecturing at the Dominican Institute of Toronto.
By: Daniel Cadrin, O.P. We celebrate today the Mystery of the Ascension of the Lord. Just before Pentecost and after Easter and the Passion. So it is surely linked to all of this and not a separate component of our faith. It is part of the Passover, connecting earth and heaven, God and its people,...Read More
By: Carla M. Thomas, OP When women and men – both Religious and Lay – enter the Order one of the first discoveries they make is that Dominic left behind very little written material for his preachers.1 It was as if he wanted to leave us a different legacy. For some members of the...Read More
By: Michel Côté, OP Well, thanks to our beloved leader-servant, Henri, I received a Peanuts comic clip last week that I think (maybe unknowingly to him) portrays very well today’s Gospel. It presents Linus and Snoopy the dog, looking out over the water. It’s a time of meditation. Linus says to Snoopy: “We’re all...Read More
By: Henri de Longchamp, OP If the child in his mother’s womb could think and speak, he would say, “I’m fine here. Why go elsewhere? I have my meals. What to complain about? I’m sure, at least, it’s real. Who tells me there’s really something on the other side? I hear people talking about...Read More
By: Gustav Ineza, OP Introduction Today we are on the Good Shepherd Sunday and that is because the third reading of this fourth Sunday of Easter, that is the Gospel (fourth reading if one includes the psalm) comes from chapter 10 in the Gospel according from John, the story of the good shepherd. We have...Read More