150 Years of Holy Preaching–Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P.


Jun 12, 2018

The Dominicans have simply celebrated the 150-year jubilee of
their ministry on Manhattan’s Higher East Aspect. Fr. John Maria
Devaney, O.P., host of the Order’s Phrase to Life program on
Sirius XM, takes me by means of the historical past of the Dominicans in NYC
(which includes fairly a little bit of historical past of the town itself). From
Rose Hawthorne to Andy Warhol, it’s a fascinating and grace-filled



Phrase to Life, Fr. John’s Sirius XM radio present https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/word-to-life/id1416667926

Dominican Friars Province of St. Joseph https://opeast.org/class/word-to-life/

The St. John Paul II Society https://www.stjohnpaul.org/

The Angelic Warfare Confraternity http://www.angelicwarfareconfraternity.org/

E-book talked about by Fr. John, Pioneer Clergymen and Makeshift
Altars: A Historical past of Catholicism within the 13 Colonies
Fr. Charles Connor https://amzn.to/2Mk6Iyo



2:17 Father John’s background and name to the priesthood

4:34 Parish missions: the beginnings of Dominican ministry in
Manhattan in 1867; Catholic demographics in New York on the

14:57 The second church of St. Vincent Ferrer that was constructed
after the arrival of extra Irish immigrants; Dominican Sisters of
St. Mary of the Springs begin a faculty

17:20 The English sisters who served poor immigrants and began
the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill

21:07 Apart on Bishop John Hughes, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, and
Dominican friars out West

26:38 The primary two bishops of New York have been Dominican

28:47 The gilded age of New York: opening the Priory of St.
Vincent Ferrer and the Mission Church of St. Catherine of Siena

35:07 The story of Rose Hawthorne and her founding of a
group of Dominican sisters to take care of poor most cancers victims
(the “Hawthorne Dominicans”)

41:54 Rose’s trigger for canonization and its significance in
combatting assisted suicide; her connection to Sloan-Kettering and
Dominican hospital work in NYC extra usually

47:48 The very important position of Dominican nuns and sisters

49:44 The present St. Vincent Ferrer church in-built Gothic
model by the good architect Bertram Goodhue

52:02 The stained-glass Aristotle window; his significance to the

56:15 Developments within the neighborhood for the reason that Nineteen Fifties

57:39 Andy Warhol’s attendance of St. Vincent Ferrer

1:01:28 Catholicism within the public sphere and artwork circles within the
mid-Twentieth century

1:03:42 The Dominican mission of influencing NYC as a cultural
hub at the moment; the Dominican contribution to Catholicism within the US is
devotional life

1:09:55 The Our Woman of Fatima statue at St. Vincent Ferrer
which was sculpted by Fr. McGlynn below the path of Sister
Lucia, the piece of St. John Paul II’s bloodstained cassock from
when he was shot

1:14:48 The significance of the rosary to Dominicans and all

1:18:56 How Fr. Matthew Carroll acquired the sisters to put on their
habits once more

1:27:36 This week’s excerpt: Pope St. John Paul II,
Crossing the Threshold of Hope


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