About Sr. Mary Dominic Pitts, OP

Sister Mary Dominic Pitts, OP, a member of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation in Nashville, Tennessee, taught on the faculty of Aquinas College in Nashville from 1987 to 2018 and is currently writing supplementary materials for online educational projects. Her other published works include a chapter on religious vows in The Foundations of Religious Life: Revisiting the Vision (Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious, 2009) and notes on regionalisms in the third edition of the American Heritage Dictionary.

“Many Shall Come from the East and the West”

A Comparison of the Preaching of Augustine and John Chrysostom

Introduction “Many shall come from the East and the West and will recline with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob at the banquet in the Kingdom of Heaven” (Mt 8:11). The two great preachers of the fourth and fifth centuries — John Chrysostom, Bisho … [Read more...]