Photos, video reflections, and blog posts about my vocation as a Dominican Friar, Jesus, and the Catholic Faith.
Hi! I’m Br. Dominick Jean, O.P.
I’m a recovering journalist and a historian by training but a Dominican Friar by vocation. Originally from Indiana, I now reside, study, and minister in St. Louis, MO as I prepare for the Priesthood of Jesus Christ.
From the desire of being retweeted, deliver me, Lord.
On November 1, we celebrate the Solemnity of All Saints. On this feast we recall all those who have fallen asleep in the sleep of peace, all those who have gone before us into the Kingdom of God, and we contemplate our own journey to this Beatific Life. A powerful tool for our contemplation isContinue reading “All Saints | Living the Beatific Life”
Recently I stayed up late with two of the brothers here at the priory, talking and listening to different musical artists and genres. One of the songs from that impromptu music session was by Sufjan Stevens and was entitled “No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross.” This song in particular struck our hearts asContinue reading “Beneath the Shadow of the Cross”
This weekend, from October 23-25, 20 young men will be with our friars in St. Louis, discerning our vocation and our communal way of life as part of our Fall Come & See Weekend. While here they will pray the Liturgy of the Hours, hear talks and testimonies about our Dominican spirituality and history, andContinue reading “Prayers for Our Come & See”
Preaching in 60 Seconds
Often we find ourselves caught up in our day, lost in our work and without any sense of the peace so often mentioned in Scripture. But even in the midst of the frantic, hurried pace of this life we can all take around 60 seconds.
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