Introduction to Dominican Spirituality

Get to know the Dominicans

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This course will provide you with a very thorough introduction to the Dominican Order, also know as the Order of Preachers. It was originally designed to help those who were discerning to become members of the Lay Dominicans, also know as Third Order Dominicans. It will give you a very solid foundation in Dominican spirituality and encourage you along your path toward discerning God's will in your life.

Required text- "Hounds of the Lord" by Dr. Kevin Vost (Sophia Institute Press, 2015)

Your Instructor

TJ Burdick
TJ Burdick

Mr. T.J. Burdick, O.P., is a teacher by trade, a lay Catholic by grace and a husband and father by vocation. He has a Masters in the Art of Teaching through Aquinas College and is currently working toward another Masters in Theology through Holy Apostles College & Seminary. A former missionary to Latin America, T.J. writes and speaks on the topics education, social media, hispanic ministry and Dominican Spirituality. He is the founder of The Dominican Institute ( and author of the book 99 Ways to Teach Like the Master (En Route Books and Media, 2015)

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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