Dominicans Ordain Largest Number of Friars in 45 Years

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Dominicans Ordain Largest Number of Friars in 45 Years - WASHINGTON — “Our Lord commanded us to pray to the Lord of the harvest to send laborers into the harvest, and we have done so — and these are his answer to our prayer,” Archbishop Augustine Di Noia said Saturday, as he prepared to serve as ordaining prelate for the largest class of Dominican friars ordained for the eastern Province of St. Joseph in 45 years. This year marks the 800th jubilee for the Order of Preachers, and...Read more