2020 Q3 Editorial Features

Dear Reader

“I do believe in an everyday sort of magic –the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like;  the eerie appropriateness of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we’re alone.”  ~Charles de Lint On the revival of Epistoliorum, there is one word that comes foremost […]

2018 March Editorial Features

What’s in a name?  FSDPI.

Filii Sancti Dominici Philippinensis (International) “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” so did the Great Bard opine about this primordial question.  Anyone hearing for the first time FSDPI’s formal corporate name would almost instantaneously inquire, “What in heaven’s good name do those words mean?”  As with most words, the etymology of […]

2018 March Editorial Features

St. Dominic, Light of the Church

O Light of the Church, Doctor of Truth, Rose of Patience, Ivory of Chastity. You freely poured forth the waters of wisdom. Preacher of grace, unite us with the blessed. –“Lumen Ecclesiae” (from the Dominican Book of Prayers) Early Life Domingo de Guzmán was born at Caleruega in Castile of Spain, possibly a year or […]