Closing the Social Distance Series
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Episode 50: Which Gospel Make Us Responsible for Mary?
Episode 49: When Are We All Coming Back to Mass?
Episode 47: What Does It Mean to Become a Priest Today?
Episode 46: Why Should I Read Literature?
Episode 44: Who is the Founder of Mariology?
Episode 43: What is the Right Way to Write?
Episode 42: Who is the Patroness of the Order of Preachers?
Episode 41: What are Benefactors?
Episode 40: Who is the Source of my Problems?
Episode 39: What is Both Festive and Simple?
Episode 38: Is the Force a Form of Grace?
Episode 36: Where Can I Find Jesus in This Time of Trial?
Episode 35: Is the Pandemic a Sign of the End Times?
Episode 34: What Should I Get for Mother’s Day?
Episode 33: Is This Trial Over?
Episode 31: Who is Matthew? What Did He Write?
Episode 29: Do I Have to Live Stream Mass?
Episode 28: When Can We See the Dominican Rite?
Episode 27: Where is Fr. Gabriel?
Episode 26: Can Fr. Anything Be Stumped?
Episode 25: What Should I Do About My Sins During Lockdown?
Episode 24: What are the Gospels?
Episode 23: How Do We Observe Divine Mercy Sunday?
Episode 22: How Do We Mark the Easter Octave?
Episode 21: How is Easter This Year?
Episode 20: How Does the Bible Approach Suffering?
Episode 18: Who Cares About the Ten Plagues of Egypt?
Episode 17: How Does Holy Week Begin?
Episode 16: What’s That Behind Us?
Episode 13: Does social distance eliminate friendship?
Episode 11: Why does God let bad things happen?
Episode 10: Does home have to peaceful to be prayerful?
Episode 6: Who was St. Rocco? Why does he matter now?
Episode 4: How are you doing?
Episode 2: What is a Spiritual Communion?
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Sunday, 19 April 2020: Divine Mercy Sunday (Second Sunday of Easter – Celebrant Fr. Henry Stephan, O.P.
Sunday, 5 April 2020: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord – Celebrant Fr. Michael Mary Dosch, O.P.
Saturday, 4 April 2020: Saturday of the Fourth Week of Lent – Celebrant Fr. Henry Stephan, O.P.
Sunday, 29 March 2020: Fifth Sunday of Lent – Celebrant Fr. Henry Stephan, O.P.
Saturday, 28 March 2020: Saturday of the Fourth Week of Lent – Celebrant Fr. Paul Jerome Keller, O.P.
Sunday, 22 March 2020: Laetare Sunday – Celebrant Fr. Ignatius Schweitzer, O.P.
The Mass Recording Playlist: St. Gertrude Mass Playlist
The Aquinas Society of Cincinnati
The Aquinas Society of Cincinnati is an initiative of the Dominican Friars of St. Gertrude’s in Cincinnati. Fulfilling our mission as teachers and preachers of the Truth. We seek to offer to Catholics of Cincinnati the intellectual and spiritual resources they need to stand fast in the faith and grow in holiness. Our events includes lectures, discussions, cultural outings, and performances.
Seeing God: Fra Angelico’s Visual Lectio Divina
Presented Spring 2020
Fr. Gabriel Torretta, O.P. lectures on how great art can be both the fruit and the source of divine contemplation, focusing on the work and the life of the patron saint of artists, Dominican friar, Blessed Fra Angelico. This talk was co-sponsored with The Angelico Project.
Who is Jesus?
Jesus, the Giver of Beatitude – Rev. John Corbett, O.P., Professor of Moral Theology, Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Revolution: 1969-2018 Series
Presented in the Fall 2018
2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of 1968, a turbulent year that marked a turning point in American life. The legacy of that time continues to define our country in culture, politics, and religion. Join us for a series of lectures and conversations on a revolution that has changed our society in profound ways.
Let Us Pray? The Liturgical Revolution of the 1960’s – Professor Christopher Ruddy, Associate Professor, Catholic University of America
A Discordant Time: The Musical Revolution Since the 1960’s – Fr. William Goldin, Priest of Orange County, California and Opera Singer
Who’s in Charge Here? The Church, Society, and Obedience – Fr. Joseph Fox, O.P., Canon Lawyer; Vicar of Canonical Services, Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Catholics in the Public Square: An Election Night Conversation – Fr. Christopher Pollard (Pastor, St. John the Beloved) and Fr. Henry Stephan, O.P.
Friendship with God Series
Presented Spring 2019
A 2019 Lenten series featuring several noted Dominican theologians on the history and importance of developing a friendship with God. What does it mean, how does it happen, and how can we deepen this all-important friendship in daily life?
Friendship with God: The Highest Common Good – Fr. Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P.
Friendship with God: The Heart of the Spiritual Life – Fr. Henry Stephan, O.P.
Friendship with God: St. Augustine on Friendship with God – Fr Andrew Hofer, O.P.
Think, Read, Pray: Following the Path of St. Thomas
Presented Fall 2019
Had enough of eat, pray, love? Try the Dominican alternative: think, read, pray. Using the Common Doctor as our guide, we’ll explore how St. Thomas shows the way to sainthood, and illuminates our vision of reality.
How to Think Like St. Thomas – Rev. Philip Neri Reese, O.P., Graduate Student in Philosophy, Notre Dame
How to Read Like St. Thomas – Rev. Raymund Snyder, O.P., Parochial Vicar, St. Patrick’s Church, Columbus, OH.
How to Pray Like St. Thomas – Rev. Paul Jerome Keller, O.P., Professor of Sacramental Theology, Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary
Standing Fast: Following the Path of St. Thomas
Presented Fall 2019
Hemingway once observed that courage is grace under pressure. Times of tension between the Church and society can be powerful occasions of grace, and invite decisive moments of Christian witness. Our own times call for nothing less.
The King’s Servant, But God’s First – Mary Ellen Bork, author and late wife of the late Judge Robert Bork
The City of God and the City of Man – Dr. Check Pecknold, Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology, Catholic University of America
The Catholic Family in Secular Society – Mr. Brandon McGinley, Author
Presented Spring 2020