Valentine’s Day with St. John Paul II

Valentine’s Day with St. John Paul II

I like Saint Valentine. I am also a big fan of Christian marriage, and he was martyred for illegally presiding over Christian marriages. Through some bizarre accident of history, his feast-day is observed by the secular world, but the Church has taken him off the General Calendar. Unfortunately, I think very few people who mark this day on their personal…

Review of the doctoral dessertation

Review of the doctoral dessertation

On the December 6th at the Gregorian Pontifical University in Rome there was the defence of the doctoral dessertation of fr. Llewellyn Muscat O.P., secretary of the General Postulation of the Order. The title of his work is: Il governo dell’Ordine dei Predicatori dall’Inter graviores (1804) al magistero di Angelo Domenico Ancarani (1838-1844) [(The government of the Order of the…

A Tavola con San Domenico

A Tavola con San Domenico

Call for photographs On the occasion of the 800th anniversary of the death of Saint Dominic, an exhibition in the Basilica of San Domenico in Bologna will give the public the opportunity to discover the oldest known portrait of Saint Dominic, painted around 1238 and representing the founder of the Order of Preachers at the table with 48 brothers. In…

Vocation for communion

Vocation for communion

Convent San Sisto (Rome), 28 December 2019 “If the superior is concerned about dialogue with her sister, she is taking care of her vocation,” says Fr Gerard Francis TIMONER III, O.P. Master of the Order. Gerard was invited to give a conference on religious life at the event “Creation: a project of God’s love for humanity” held in Rome from…

Holocaust Memorial Day – 27th January 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day – 27th January 2020

A leading figure: the Blessed Giuseppe Girotti, O.P. The Holocaust Memorial Day, which will be celebrated on January 27, 2020, as it was established by the United Nations by the resolution 60/7 of the November 1, 2005. The importance of this date is because it wants to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, of the racial laws and all those…

STUDENTS OF THE ÉCOLE BIBLIQUE IN BETHLEHEM FOR THE EPIPHANY

STUDENTS OF THE ÉCOLE BIBLIQUE IN BETHLEHEM FOR THE EPIPHANY

December 6th, the day of the Epiphany, is celebrated very solemnly in Bethlehem. Students from the École Biblique went to the event organized by the Custody of the Holy Land. It was an opportunity for them to take a greater part in the spiritual and cultural life of the Holy Land. “On January 6th, the Catholic Church celebrated the Epiphany…

Convocation IDYM – NJOO UONE – KENYA • 2020

Convocation IDYM – NJOO UONE – KENYA • 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT International Dominican Youth Movement (IDYM) Members, all Dominican Youth, DYM Advisers (Lay and Religious) and OP Youth Promoters Dear brothers and sisters,We present greetings in Christ and in our father St. Dominic de Guzmán, wishing a Happy New Year to our fellow Dominican Youth, DYM Advisers and OP Youth Promoters!In the first quarter of 2019, we announced our upcoming…

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