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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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The Seven Last Words - 2. 'Truly I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise'

Sunday, April 05, 2020

The Seven Last WordsFrom the Friday before Palm Sunday until Holy Saturday, the student brothers offer you a daily meditation on the Seven Last Words from the Cross, to accompany you and help you prepare for the mystery of Easter. Read more

The Seven Last Words - 1. 'Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do'

Saturday, April 04, 2020

The Seven Last WordsFrom the Friday before Palm Sunday until Holy Saturday, the student brothers offer you a daily meditation on the Seven Last Words from the Cross, to accompany you and help you prepare for the mystery of Easter. Read more

Sanctify the Sunday: Palm Sunday (05.03.20)

Saturday, April 04, 2020

Sanctify the Sunday | There are now abundant resources available online to mark the Sunday via live-streamed Masses. However, if you prefer to pray at your own pace, the student brothers would like to offer you some guidance on how to meditate on this Sunday's Mass propers and readings.
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Stations of the Cross at Blackfriars, Oxford

Friday, April 03, 2020

Join us for the Stations of the Cross, filmed in Blackfriars, Oxford, with the beautiful sculptures of fr Aelred Whitacre, O.P. Read more

The Seven Last Words - Introduction

Friday, April 03, 2020

The Seven Last WordsFrom the Friday before Palm Sunday until Holy Saturday, we will upload a daily podcast meditation on the Seven Last Words from the Cross, to accompany you and help you prepare for the mystery of Easter. Read more

Easter Sunday

Sunday, April 01, 2018

By Br Vincent Antony LöningHopefully by now you are slightly tired of Lent. (If not, give up something more next year?) And that is entirely the point of it: we have not observed Lent for its own sake, but to prepare us for today, to be able to confront that empty tomb, and as John did, have the response of faith. Just like chocolate, or whatever else it may be, we have not given up Alleluias all this time for mere fun’s sake – but instead so that we can now more truly say, Regina caeli, laetare, alleluia, Queen of Heaven, rejoice, alleluia!  Read more

Holy Saturday - The Harrowing of Hell

Saturday, March 31, 2018

By Br Thomas Thérèse Mannion | It is common to think of Holy Saturday as the great silence. The pregnant pause after the traumatic events of Good Friday and before the ecstasy of the Resurrection. Holy Saturday is not merely a peaceful, quiet time where we see the reign of the tomb but a time of hidden explosive action. On Holy Saturday we remember the harrowing of Hell. Read more

Good Friday

Friday, March 30, 2018

By Br Albert Robertson | The events of Good Friday should leave us desolate. To truly enter into the events of Good Friday, even though we know the good news of the Resurrection of Our Lord from the dead, we must feel something of that desolation experienced by the disciples that first Easter, when all seemed lost.  Read more

Holy Thursday - A new law given in the Body

Thursday, March 29, 2018

By Br Isaac Maria Wharton | The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson, has been in the news a lot recently. His latest book, “12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos” has dominated Amazon’s top purchase list for almost two months now. Among some of the 12 rules he presents are the following.  Read more

Wednesday in Holy Week

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

By Br Cuthbert Hartley | Spy Wednesday. Judas, and his 30 pieces of silver. It is, rightly, one of the first details we learn and remember when as children we encounter the story of the Passion. A little bag of coins was all it took to betray Jesus. Read more

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