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Advent Reflection
A Harvest of Witness
The Marian Heart of America: Our Lady of Guadalupe and our “Post-Christian” Society
  • Advent Reflection

    These days as we Dominicans go in to chant Evening Prayer (Vespers), we notice that it is very dark by the time we start at 5 p.m.  This time of year is enfolded in the deep dark of oncoming winter.

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  • A Harvest of Witness

    In Greek mythology, Sisyphus is a crafty and deceitful king, condemned by Zeus to roll a huge rock up a steep hill for eternity. Each time the rock nears the peak of the mountain, it rolls back down, crushing the king. Then he must begin again.

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  • The Marian Heart of America: Our Lady of Guadalupe and our “Post-Christian” Society

    Remarks by Archbishop Gomez at the 7th Annual Napa Institute Summer Conference

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Pilgrimage to Poland

April 15-21, 2018

This pilgrimage to Poland will be a spiritual journey on the 40th anniversary of Pope St. John Paul II's election to the papacy. Guided by George Weigel, the papal biographer, we will explore the city of saints Faustina, Maximilian Kolbe, and Pope John Paul II.

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8th Annual Napa Institute Conference

July 11-15, 2018

Join us as we explore the magisterium of Pope St. John Paul II and dive deeper into the joys of Catholic faith, family, and love.

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IN VINO VERITAS

Advent Refelction

By Fr. James Moore, O.P.

These days as we Dominicans go in to chant Evening Prayer (Vespers), we notice that it is very dark by the time we start at 5 p.m.  This time of year is enfolded in the deep dark of oncoming winter.   The same might also be said of our world on an intellectual and spiritual level.  For

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Cardinal John Henry Newman and Our Times

By Fr. Juan R. Vélez

After the intolerance, bigotry and hatred on the part of xenophobic groups at demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia (August 2017), we must turn to the lives of the saints who teach us that it is possible to overcome such egregious behavior. Despite very different circumstances, the life of Joh

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Napa Valley Fires Update

By Garrett Busch and Nate Tanner

October 13, 2017 Dear Friends, First, thank you to everyone for your thoughts and prayers as the team in Napa is faced with a challenge like nothing they have ever seen before. We have received an outpouring of unconditional support and it is truly appreciated. With so many conflicting media r

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