Br. James Dominic Rooney, OP

About Br. James Dominic Rooney, OP

Dominican Brother James Dominic Rooney's family lived in Akron, Ohio, Norfolk, Virginia and Japan before settling in Perrysburg, Ohio. He attended one year of college at St. Joseph College Seminary at Loyola University in Chicago, for the Diocese of Toledo. He later transferred to the Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C., earning a degree in philosophy. He later earned an MA in philosophy from the University of Toledo. Br. Rooney completed his novitiate in Denver and is in formal studies for the priesthood at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri.

Shepherding the Irascible Sheep: Anger, Fear, and Fortitude

By dealing with our anger and fear in a healthy way, we develop the virtue of fortitude (a key component of patience). Focusing on the character of fortitude provides guidelines to dealing with clients that encourages proper use of fear and … [Read more...]