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Godzdogz

The blog of the Dominican student brothers at Blackfriars, Oxford.

Built on the four pillars of our Dominican life – preaching, prayer, study, and community – Godzdogz offers many resources for exploring the Catholic Faith today.
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Line of Duty and the Banality of Evil

Friday, May 07, 2021

By Thomas Thérèse Mannion, O.P | [Spoiler Alert] Line of Duty's revelation of the identity of H has remarkable similarities with Hannah Arendt's observation on the 'banality of evil', a revelation which demonstrates that "every single person, not just those we think of as criminal masterminds need the grace of our saviour and redeemer, Jesus Christ." Read more

"These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full." (Jn 15:11)

Thursday, May 06, 2021

By Br Albert Elias Robertson, O.P"We are not pawns or placeholders, simply holding the fort for the return of the Master. The fullness of our joy extends and continues, furthers and accomplishes Christ’s saving work." Br Albert reflects on the words of Christ in today's Gospel. Read more

Easter Sunday

Sunday, April 04, 2021

"This is the day which was made by the Lord: let us rejoice and be glad, alleluia." Read more

Good Friday and Holy Saturday

Saturday, April 03, 2021

Our Paschal Triduum continued with the usual celebrations, with the Celebration of the Lord's Passion and preparations for the Easter Vigil. Read more

Maundy Thursday

Thursday, April 01, 2021

Below you can see some pictures from Maundy Thursday at Blackfriars. Read more

Palm Sunday

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Holy Week has begun at Blackfriars, Oxford. Below you can see some pictures of our liturgical arrangements for Palm Sunday. Read more

An Oasis for the Soul | Friendship, Spiritual writing and The Communion of Saints

Saturday, March 27, 2021

By Br Thomas Therese Mannion, O.P | This Lent, the student brothers invite you to discover those places that have become 'oases' in their spiritual journey, significant places in their lives where they withdraw to encounter God. Today, Br Thomas reflects on spending time among the Saints. Read more

An Oasis for the Soul | Mountains and Mosquitoes

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

By Br John Bernard Church, O.P. | This Lent, the student brothers invite you to discover those places that have become 'oases' in their spiritual journey, significant places in their lives where they withdraw to encounter God. Today, Br John shares his love of the mountains, an obvious place to seek God but perhaps not an oasis in any conventional sense. Read more

No, my dear Marx, eternal life is not the opium of the people!

Thursday, March 18, 2021

By Br Francesco Lorenzon, O.P. | In today's Gospel reflection, Br Francesco reflects on the promise of happiness that Christ extends to every person, and how this is often misunderstood in contemporary society. Read more

An Oasis for the Soul | Where Astronauts and Novices Sound Alike

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

By Br Francesco Lorenzon, O.P. | This Lent, the student brothers invite you to discover those places that have become 'oases' in their spiritual journey, significant places in their lives where they withdraw to encounter God. Today, Br Francesco asks, 'what do astronauts going to Mars have in common with novices?' Read more

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