Salve Regina

The Salve Regina sung by the friars of the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC.

Hard Times

Hard Times from The Hillbilly Thomists’ album, “Living for the Other Side.”  Official Website: hillbillythomists.com Video by Paul Padgett and Joey Ciccoline

A Biography of St. Martin de Porres

Br. Martin Davis, O.P., provides an introduction to the Peruvian saint who overcame his own hardships to provide natural and supernatural healing to others. Movie Clips from Un mulato llamado Martín.

Fr. Timothy Danaher, O.P.

Interview with veteran Hillbilly Thomists member Fr. Timothy Danaher, O.P., shortly after the release of the group’s first album. Shot at St. Patrick’s Church in Philadelphia.

Our Help is in the Name of the Lord

Our Help Is in the Name of the Lord from The Hillbilly Thomists’ new album, “Living for the Other Side,” available at Amazon.  Official Website: hillbillythomists.com Video by Paul Padgett and Joey Ciccoline

Poor Wayfaring Stranger

Here is the official video for the first album from The Hillbilly Thomists! We hope you enjoy this insight into the life and music of the Dominican Friars.  

Fulton Sheen on the Art of Preaching

Available for the first time in its entirety, here is the complete, uninterrupted address given in 1972 by Fulton Sheen to the Word of God Institute (run by the Dominican Friars), at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C., on what makes for effective and ineffective preaching.  

Offer it Up

Many Catholics have heard of “offering it up,” but few know the rich theology behind the phrase. Fr. James Brent, O.P., explains the longstanding Catholic tradition of offering sufferings for a specific intention.

Six Paths to the Priesthood

Six men share what inspired them to serve God and His people as Catholic priests in the Order of Preachers.

Now and at the Hour of Our Death

A Catholic guide to the complex challenges of end-of-life decision-making.

Napro: A Quiet Revolution

This groundbreaking documentary seeks to inform women of a natural alternative to mainstream women’s healthcare. The film takes a look at this new science while contrasting it with the more widely used medical model, and the highly problematic practice of prescribing hormonal contraceptives as a treatment for a wide array of women’s health issues.

Hillbilly Thomists: The Quarantine Sessions

The Hillbilly Thomists – the acclaimed bluegrass band comprised of Dominican priests and student brothers – released this special video recorded in cities across the globe during the coronavirus pandemic.

General Nadja West: The Remarkable Life of Mabel Grammer

US Army Surgeon General Nadja West gave this talk about the life of journalist and activist Mabel Grammer at St. Dominic’s Church in Washington DC. Her message is an inspiring reminder of just what our Catholic faith has to offer our country – and why that gift is indispensable for the future of our republic.

Come My Way

Fr. Austin Dominic Litke, O.P., Fr. Bob Koopman, O.S.B., & Leah Sedlacek perform a new arrangement of the beautiful 17th century hymn, “The Call”, composed by George Herbert and later made famous by Ralph Vaughan Williams. This arrangement is by Edward A. David, a graduate of the piano performance program at NYU Steinhardt. Scenes were […]

Out of the Shadows

Dominican Father Allen White, an Oxford-trained historian and long-time denizen of the Eternal City, traces the origins of Roman Christianity from its obscure, house-church beginnings to its ultimate triumph over the imperial power. From out of the shadows arose the Church, the City of God that would determine the course of the world history until […]

The Sea Within

Peter Kreeft, author of 67+ books and professor of philosophy at Boston College, describes surfing as a mystical experience. He realizes this description will surprise and offend most serious scholars, but considers the gap between mystics and non-mystics to be far less great than experts think. The door to mystical experience is open to more […]

Master of the Sacred Palace

St. Dominic, appointed in 1218, was the first Master of the Sacred Palace, the Papal Theologian. Eighty-four Dominicans consecutively succeeded him until the early 20th century. In the Dominican Order, he ranks next to the general, ex-general and vicar-general. He is ex-officio consultor of the Holy Office, prelate-consultor of Rites, and perpetual assistant of the […]

The Crown of the Aventine

Fr. Allan White, O.P., gives an in-depth tour of the Basilica of Santa Sabina (the Dominican Mother House in Rome), its connection with the order’s founder, St. Dominic, and its place in the spiritual lives of saints past and present.

Empire of the Cross

Fr. Allan White, O.P., braves the scorching heat of July in the city of Rome and delivers an on-site historical exploration of the Basilica of San Clemente located at its heart. Citing the discoveries of Father Joseph Mullooly, O.P., in the mid-19th Century, he explains how the basilica, built upon the ruins of a Roman […]

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