St. Dominic

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The Blessed Mother gives the rosary to St. Dominic in the 18th-century painting by Andrea Barbiani of the Madonna with St. Dominic and St. Catherine of Siena in the Basilica di Santa Maria del Porto in Ravenna, Italy.

Dominicans pray nine-month novena ahead of September rosary pilgrimage

Aug 7, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Although the novena began in January, organizers are encouraging the faithful to pray the novena any time before it culminates... Read more

St. Dominic Guzman

Pope Francis prays that the Dominicans' jubilee year will ‘usher in a new springtime of the Gospel’

May 24, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Pope Francis praised the Dominican charisms of preaching and missionary discipleship in a letter marking the 800th anniversary of the... Read more

The Madonna Advocata icon in Rome’s Dominican Church of Santa Maria del Rosario on Monte Mario. Photo credits: Paul Badde.

St. Dominic entrusted this Marian icon to nuns in Rome 800 years ago

Feb 27, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Eight hundred years ago, a barefoot St. Dominic carried an icon of the Virgin Mary across Rome to entrust the... Read more

Stained glass window in the Dominican St. Cecilia Motherhouse in Nashville, TN.

St. Dominic, a dog, and divine fire

Aug 8, 2019

By Courtney Mares

The first image to greet visitors to the basilica containing the tomb of St. Dominic in Bologna, Italy is a... Read more

St. Dominic by Fra Angelico. Public Domain.

Why the Feast of St. Dominic is not actually the Dominicans' biggest feast day

Aug 8, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Wednesday marks the Feast Day of St. Dominic, the 13th century priest known for founding the Order of Preachers, commonly... Read more