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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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Every Christian should be Poor

Saturday, January 16, 2021

By Br Thomas Thérèse Mannion, O.P.No Ifs, No Buts: every Christian should be Poor, Chaste and Obedient.
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New Podcast: Light from Light

Thursday, January 14, 2021

News | Br Thomas has recently begun a new podcast, called 'Light from Light', to help you come to know Christ and His Church better. Read more

Book Interview: Dominic White OP and the Theology of the Selfie

Thursday, January 07, 2021

By Br John Bernard Church, O.P | Fr Dominic White OP, resident in our Cambridge community, recently published a book on the Christian gaze and how it can speak to our modern day 'selfie culture'. In this interview, Br John asks him about the book, his inspiration for it, and how we might acquire what he calls the 'theotic gaze'. Read more

'Guided by a star, drawn on by Hope' - The Magi at the Epiphany

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

By Br Albert Elias Robertson, O.POn the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, and at the start of a new year, Br Albert looks at how the Magi can be a special kind of patron for us. Read more

Godzdogz Advent Retreat - Preaching

Thursday, December 24, 2020

News | Below you can find the reflections preached during our Advent Retreat (17th-23rd December) by each of the student brothers. Read more

Advent Retreat - Live Compline and Preaching

Sunday, December 13, 2020

News The student brothers invite you to join our Sung Compline and Preaching, following the traditional 'O Antiphons' that mark the last days of Advent. Live-streamed every day from 17th to 23rd December at 20.30. Read more

Perspective

Friday, December 04, 2020

By Br Thomas Thérèse Mannion, O.P.Br Thomas Thérèse looks at one of the lesser known roles of the late Game of Thrones and James Bond actress Dame Diana Rigg in 'House of Brede' and how perspective might help our spiritual life. Read more

The Lord will build you a house (2 Sam 11:7)

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

By Br John Bernard Church, O.P | What do we do when we hear the word of God? The image of the house on rock in today's Gospel is very familiar, but it is one whose familiarity only makes the message it bears all the more urgent. Read more

A Tale of Two Cities

Thursday, November 26, 2020

By Br Bede Mullens, O.P. | In this new post from our series of meditations on the Gospel, Br Bede raises the question, 'Why should Christians today remember the fall of Jerusalem?' Read more

‘Behold, I am doing something new’ (Is 43:19)

Saturday, November 21, 2020

By Br Pablo Rodríguez Jordá OP | Br Pablo reflects on Christ as the utterly new event of history in this meditation for the feast of Christ the King. Read more

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