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Godzdogz

The blog of the Dominican student brothers at Blackfriars, Oxford.

Built on the four pillars of our Dominican life – preaching, prayer, study, and community – Godzdogz offers many resources for exploring the Catholic Faith today.
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Saturday, November 29, 2008
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First Sunday of Advent - Waiting and Hoping

Saturday, November 29, 2008
Readings: Isaiah 63:16b-17, 19b, 64:2-7; 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Mark 13:33-37 Read more

Thanksgiving at Blackfriars

Friday, November 28, 2008
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Remembering... fr John Martin McGowan OP (1949-2008)

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
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Institution of Acolytes

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

The Martyrs of Vietnam

Monday, November 24, 2008
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A Life Poured Out

Friday, November 21, 2008
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Quodlibet 13 - Salvation and Hell

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
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Quodlibet 12 - How much do Dominicans study?

Wednesday, November 12, 2008
People who know only a few things about the Dominicans are likely to know that the Order places greater importance on study than almost anything else, besides the vocation to preach. In the English Province, most students will study for a minimum of five years before ordination to the priesthood, and many will study for higher degrees after ordination, either immediately or following a few years of pastoral and preaching experience. However, for the Dominican, being engaged in theological study at some level is a life-long occupation, and does not merely end with formal studies during preparation for the priesthood. It is important that all Dominicans have a good knowledge of theology, because it is needed to preach the Gospel, to shape and influence our entire ministry. We might say that a certain intellectual curiosity is one of the signs of a Dominican vocation. Read more

Remembering fr Gordian Marshall OP

Sunday, November 09, 2008
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