The Gala is the fundraising event for the Dominican Friars of Memphis, who have continuously served Memphis since 1846. Today, they serve greater Memphis via St. Peter Church, Christian Brothers University, the Saint Martin de Porres Shrine and Institute, and Signature Health Care on the St. Francis Hospital campus. The Gala also raises funds for the Southern Dominican Province of the Order of Preachers, which is the parent organization for the local friars.
Funds are used to support the formation and education of our young seminarians preparing for ordination, who are likely to serve St. Peter Church, Christian Brothers University, and the greater Memphis community. Funds also support the St. Martin de Porres National Shrine and Institute, the titular shrine of the province and a center for prayer and education.
Contact Lori O’Connor ( firstname.lastname@example.org / 901-527-8282 ) for sponsorship information.