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  • Welcome to  the
    Dominican Laity
    St. Andrew's Chapter in Riverside, California.

    We are a group of dedicated lay people living a Christian life by following the example of St. Dominic.  We dedicate ourselves to the Lord Jesus Christ by through the assistance of Dominican Spirituality which is based on PRAYER, COMMUNITY LIFE, STUDY and APOSTOLATE.  This is the same path taken by many saints, blesseds, and holy men and women over the history of the Dominican Order.

    Learn more about our founder, St. Dominic , by clicking on the image below.

    St. Dominic de Guzman

    Our purpose is to PRAISE to BLESS & to PREACH

  • Ordination Mass for Bishop Robert F. Christian

    Ordination Mass for Bishop Robert F. Christian emphasizes service over honor

    San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone, left, and the newly ordained Bishop Robert F. Christian, OP,  at St. Mary’s Cathedral June 5. The episcopal ordination of Bishop Christian marks the first time a Dominican has worn the bishop’s mitre in San Francisco since Dominican Father Joseph Sadoc Alemany was appointed in 1850. (Photo by Debra Greenblat/Catholic San Francisco)

    Western Province:  Bishop Comes Home
    Catholic SF: Full Article
    Click here for: Video of Ordination

  • A Look into the History and Heart of the Dominicans