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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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Eighth Station: Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem

Friday, March 28, 2014
Br Luke Doherty OP reflects on the meeting of Jesus with the women of Jerusalem, who should be weeping for themselves and their children. Read more

Fourth Station of the Cross: Jesus meets his Mother

Friday, March 21, 2014
Br Paweł Szylak OP meditates on how the Virgin Mary's faithful "fiat" before the birth of Jesus  Read more

God Matters: Role of the Virgin Mary

Monday, March 17, 2014
Fr. Richard Conrad OP continued our "God Matters" series last Tuesday with a talk on, "The role of the Virgin Mary". As on previous occasions, Godzdogz feature the video of the talk, below:

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Pray Compline online!

Sunday, March 16, 2014

First Station of the Cross: Jesus is condemned to death

Friday, March 14, 2014
The Dominican student brothers will be leading the Stations of the Cross every Friday in Lent (except Good Friday) at 5.15pm in the Priory church at Blackfriars, Oxford. Read more

God Matters: "Sex, Marriage and that sort of thing”

Monday, March 10, 2014
On Tuesday, Fr. Peter Hunter OP, Read more

First Sunday of Lent: Testing or trusting God?

Sunday, March 09, 2014
Tonight, at Mass & Vespers in Oxford, the Blackfriars schola will sing 'Ne irascaris, Domine' by Byrd. The motet has been pre-recorded specially for Godzdogz.  Read more

Saturday after Ash Wednesday: Almsgiving

Saturday, March 08, 2014
Readings: Isaiah 58:9-14; Psalm 85:1-6; Luke 5:27-32 Read more

God Matters?

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Continuing our series of evening talks and discussions to mark the Year of Faith, we are able to share with our more distant readers the most recent talks given by the brothers here at Blackfriars, Oxford. Those who are able are most welcome to join us next Tuesday at 8pm to hear Fr Richard Ounsworth address the question of whether Jesus is really God.  Read more

God Matters: The Role of Women in the Church

Thursday, February 27, 2014
On Tuesday evening, Blackfriars, Oxford continued its series of talks, "God Matters? Tricky Teachings and Difficult Doctrines". Sr. Ann-Catherine Swailes OP spoke on The Role of Women in the Church. As on previous occasions, the talk was very well attended! The talk was followed by tea and coffee, after which, the speaker and audience returned for questions (not recorded). Read more
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