The Very Rev. Mark Padrez, OP presents the rationale for the Campaign for Dominican Friars and the yearly request for support through the Rosary Sunday Student Appeal. The friars in formation at St. Albert Priory in Oakland, CA depend completely on the generosity of our donors. Food, shelter, clothing, medical, books and tuition for an eight year process of spiritual and intellectual formation requires a steep investment. Consider what you may be able to do for these religious.