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Dominican Friars St. Albert the Great Province

About Us

We are members of the Order of Preachers, an 800-year-old religious order in the Roman Catholic Church. We preach throughout the central region of the United States, from the Dakotas to Michigan, down to Colorado and New Mexico.

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The Dominican Friars of the Central Province of St. Albert the Great, based in the United States, are dedicated to preaching the Gospel through a balanced life of prayer, study, community, and ministry. Their mission encompasses preaching, teaching, and promoting justice and peace.

Ministry Work

The friars engage in various ministries, including parish work, campus ministry, intellectual endeavors, and social justice advocacy. They offer spiritual direction, retreats, and educational programs. Their work includes preaching, teaching theology, and providing pastoral care.

Daily Life and Mission

Daily life for the Dominican Friars is rooted in the Four Pillars of Dominican life: prayer, study, community, and ministry. They gather for communal prayers, including the Liturgy of the Hours and daily Mass, fostering a deep spiritual connection. Study and intellectual pursuits are integral, with friars often engaged in theological education and writing. Ministry work includes preaching, teaching, and social justice initiatives, serving both the Church and society. This balanced lifestyle ensures that their contemplative life informs their active ministry, creating a holistic approach to their vocation.

Vision and Goals

The Dominican Friars aim to be a beacon of truth and charity, fostering intellectual and spiritual growth. Through their diverse ministries, they strive to bring the light of the Gospel to all they encounter. Their commitment to prayer, study, and community life ensures they remain a vibrant source of inspiration and support, dedicated to serving the broader Church and society with compassion and wisdom.

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