Discovering Transformative Prayer
A Retreat on Prayer
With the Dominican House of Prayer
"Be who God meant you to be and you will set the whole world on fire."
- St Catherine of Siena
COMING TO FULLNESS
A Retreat on Prayer
Prayer is the life of the soul. It is our contact with the living God.
Many times we erect barriers to God who is constantly drawing us to Himself by his grace.
This retreat is about letting ourselves be drawn to Him.
Ticket is $85 per person. Lunch for Saturday is included.
This event is free for all Religious and Priests.
Donations for scholarships are welcome.
If you need scholarships contact us.
July 29, 6:00 PM EDT - July 31, 1:00 PM EDT
Ave Maria University @ AMU Ballroom,
5050 Ave Maria Blvd, Ave Maria, FL 34142, USA
What is DHOP?
The Dominican House of Prayer (DHOP)
is a house of studies for the soul.
DHOP's focus is on helping others grow in virtue, holiness, and into deeper union with our Lord. DHOP is the public ministry of two Dominican priests and two Dominican lay leaders who together wish to share their experience and understanding on prayer and the spiritual life with the world at large.
To that end, DHOP offers homilies, conferences, and brief discussions on various topics related to Catholic spirituality and devotional practice in its YouTube channel and retreats online and on site.
To visit our YouTube Channel Click Here.
“Let us perform all our actions with the thought that God dwells in us.
We shall thus be His temples, and He Himself will be our God, dwelling in us.”
- Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P.
Fr. Ignatius Schweitzer, O.P.
is a Dominican priest of the St. Joseph (Eastern) Province. He was ordained in 2011. He spent six years living as a monk in a Carthusian monastery. He then returned to the Dominicans, discerning a strong call from the Lord to help others grow in the spiritual and mystical life. Upon returning, he completed his STL, writing on The Life, Light, and Fire of Triune Love: A Trinitarian Spirituality from Scripture, Aquinas, Ruusbroec, and John of the Cross. He is the prior of St. Catherine of Siena Priory in New York City. He hopes to be of service to the Lord’s loving cry to souls and souls’ cry for the Lord: “Abyss calls to abyss!”
Fr. Jesse Maingot, O.P.
is a Dominican priest of the Irish Province. He was ordained in 2019. He was chaplain to Dominican College, Newbridge, Ireland where he ministered to hundreds of young people. Across Ireland he was frequently asked to preach talks and retreat days. Fr. Jesse is currently studying for an STL in Dogmatic Theology at the Angelicum University in Rome. Fr. Jesse has a real heart for rebuilding the culture of worship and adoration of Our Eucharistic Lord. He is passionate about leading people to be disposed to experience the gaze of Jesus from the Monstrance. He often quotes “ one thing alone is necessary.”
Who is DHOP?
Who Are We?
Dr. Thomas Carr, O.P.
received his Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and his Master and Doctorate in Philosophy & Theology from the University of Oxford. His master’s thesis, Newman and Gadamer: Towards a Theory of Religious Knowledge, was published by Oxford University Press. A convert to Catholicism and a Lay Dominican, Dr. Carr served as Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the University of Mount Union for seventeen years. His passions are defending the Truth, combatting falsehood, understanding the true nature of worship, along with study of apologetics, history, and the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Mrs. Ina Carr, O.P.
is a mother of two, a Lay Dominican, and a convert to Catholicism. She has a Master in Leadership and Management and a Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies. She experienced a dramatic conversion when she was 25 years old, where God delivered her of demonic influences stemming from occult practices. She has many years of experience in various ministries, e.g., serving the poor in a post-conflict area, in a nursing home; in inner city, prayer and deliverance ministries; and as a church planter. Her heart is to see the children of God set free, so that they can fully become the beloved sons and daughters of God, by encountering and experiencing His deep, unfathomable love in the Catholic Church.