Fr. James Dominic Rooney, OP

About Fr. James Dominic Rooney, OP

Fr. James Dominic Rooney, OP, is a Dominican priest and PhD candidate in philosophy at St. Louis University. He ministers at churches in the St. Louis area, including the St. Louis Byzantine Catholic Mission.

The Form of the Liturgy

It is to be regretted that the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite, the form of the Latin Mass promulgated after the Second Vatican Council in 1970, has become a symbol of near-complete rejection of the Latin Catholic liturgical tradition. This … [Read more...]

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...]