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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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Entering into the ‘Spirit of the the Liturgy' with Guardini.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Guardini described the liturgy as a ‘sphere which is in a special sense free from purpose’ and a type of ‘spiritual world in which the soul can live according to the requirements of its nature.’ It is a ‘playful thing’ in which those gathered for the liturgy can be said to be at play—homo ludens—in the presence of God; it is like children’s play—it is ‘not there to achieve an end’ but is an end in and of itself. But if liturgy is play, then how does one ‘play’? Read more

First Sunday of Lent: Testing or trusting God?

Sunday, March 09, 2014
Tonight, at Mass & Vespers in Oxford, the Blackfriars schola will sing 'Ne irascaris, Domine' by Byrd. The motet has been pre-recorded specially for Godzdogz.  Read more

Popular Piety: Eucharistic Adoration

Sunday, October 27, 2013
‘I look at him and he looks at me.’ This is what a certain peasant of Ars used to say to his holy Curé about his prayer before the Blessed Sacrament reserved in the tabernacle. In Eucharistic Adoration, we are privileged not just to contemplate Christ in the tabernacle, but to have Christ physically present before us, so that we may gaze upon Our Lord and Saviour with adoring eyes.
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