6th World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

6th World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Message of Pope Francis 01.09.2020 Pope Francis begins his message with the jubilee text of Leviticus: « You shall thus hallow the fiftieth year and you shall proclaim a release throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you.»  (Lv 25, 10) Each year, particularly since the publication of the Encyclical Laudato Si’ (LS, 24 may 2015), the…

Re-election of the Provincial in Croatia

Re-election of the Provincial in Croatia

The friars re-elected as Provincial Fray Slavko Slišković, O.P. June 23, 2020 For four more years, the Chapter of the “Croatian Dominican Province of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary” has chosen fr. Slavko Slišković, O.P.The Master of the Order, fr Gerard Francisco TIMONER III, O.P. has confirmed that choice. Friar fr. Slavko Slišković, O.P. fr. Slavko Slišković has…

Church and state in Italy work together to prevent spread of coronavirus

Church and state in Italy work together to prevent spread of coronavirus

The Church in Italy, as well as Vatican authorities, are coordinating with civil authorities to implement measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak. On Sunday, the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Matteo Bruni, issued a statement explaining some of the steps being taken by the Vatican, “in coordination with the measures launched by the Italian authorities… to prevent the…

New Publication on the Relations between the Dominicans and Russia

New Publication on the Relations between the Dominicans and Russia

On the occasion of the second centenary of the entrustment of the parish church of St. Catherine of St. Petersburg to the Order of Preachers and the arrival of the first friars in the capital of the Russian Empire in the years 1815-1816, the Historical Institute of the Order of Preachers organized an International Historical Conference on the Dominicans and…

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for Lent 2020

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for Lent 2020

“We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God” (2 Cor 5:20) The Vatican releases Pope Francis’ Message for Lent 2020, in which the Holy Father invites the faithful to embrace the paschal mystery as the basis for conversion. In his Message for Lent 2020, Pope Francis points to the paschal mystery – the mystery of Jesus’ Passion, Death,…

Promoter General Of The Nuns

Promoter General Of The Nuns

Appointment of fr. Fernando Antonio GARCÍA FERNÁNDEZ, O.P. as the new Promoter General of the Nuns. The Master of the Order, fr Gerard Francisco TIMONER III, O.P. has appointed fr Fernando Antonio GARCÍA FERNÁNDEZ, O.P. as Promoter General of the Nuns. Fr Fernando succeeds fr César VALERO BAJO, O.P. whom we thank and pray for. Fr. Fernando is from Mexico…

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