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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Artefacts from the Provincial Archives

Thursday, February 03, 2011
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If Love it is ... Aquinas Lecture 2011

Sunday, January 30, 2011
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St Thomas Tweets

Saturday, July 17, 2010
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Dominican Family Day 2010

Friday, July 02, 2010

A-Z of the Mass - He Placed Himself in the Order of Signs

Thursday, July 01, 2010
During the summer months we will be offering an A-Z of the Mass, a series of reflections on different aspects and moments of the Mass. Here we give a general introduction to the sacramental system which is at the heart of the Catholic faith. Read more

Quodlibet - [don't] ask us a question!

Thursday, May 06, 2010
The following post was first published on 30th January 2007. Between then and 21st March 2009 we published fifteen 'quodlibets'. Then we had the year of St Paul, the year of the priest, and other things came along to fill the pages of Godzdogz. In the meantime a lot of questions came in and we want to turn now to answering those. Over the next few months we hope to publish a couple of quodlibets each week. Please don't send us any more questions for the moment - it may be that your question has already been tabled by someone else - we will let you know when we have cleared the backlog.
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Dominican Seminar 2010 - The Prodigal Son

Saturday, January 09, 2010
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A Common Mistake...

Tuesday, October 06, 2009
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Article in l'Osservatore Romano

Thursday, August 06, 2009
[The following article by fr Robert Gay OP was published in the English language edition of l'Osservatore Romano on the 5th of August 2009. It is republished here with permission.] Read more

Ministries, Charisms and Fruits - 13 Interpretation

Friday, May 29, 2009
Our last post spoke of the gift of tongues as a charismatic gift, which manifested itself in the early Church at the time of St. Paul, and was seen as an important way in which the Holy Spirit worked in the Church. Indeed, there are signs that this gift is still given in the Church today, especially amongst those who are part of the charismatic movements. It is a gift that is often regarded with much suspicion by onlookers. It expresses itself as people speaking a series of words that to our ears seem to make no sense. What possible use could this be? Read more
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