Meeting for Justice and Peace

Meeting for Justice and Peace

International Meeting for Justice and Peace 2020 IDCJP MEETING 2020 The International Dominican Commission for Justice and Peace (IDCJP) held its annual meeting from 1-7 October. For the first time, this meeting was held online, because of the restrictions due to the pandemic. Fortunately, this was not a stopper for the commission to meet, evaluate and work on an action…

Preaching through private television

Preaching through private television

Preaching through private television A broadcast apostolate in Germany Is it possible to make Catholic programmes on private television? How can faith issues be adequately discussed in a minute and a half? To what extent is the Catholic Church involved in major societal debates? Reflection by brother Max Cappabianca OP from Berlin. Since 2017 I have been moderator of the programme…

Dominican Students of History

Dominican Students of History

Meeting of the Dominican Students of History (Rome 22-25 September 2020) A meeting of Dominican students of history, organised by the Historical Institute of the Order in collaboration with the General Archives and the General Postulation, was held in Rome from 22 to 25 September 2020. After the last meeting of this kind in the Jubilee Year 2016 in Toulouse,…

International website of Nuns

International website of Nuns

Dominican Nuns Launch First International Website Summit, New Jersey–The Nuns of the Order of Preachers, commonly known as the Dominican Nuns, launch their first international website, www.monialesop.org, in order to make their mission of prayer within the heart of the Order of Preachers better known. St. Dominic de Guzman founded the Nuns of the Order in 1206, ten years before the…

Fratelli Tutti

Fratelli Tutti

Fratelli Tutti, “You are all brothers” (Mt 23:8) ENCYCLICAL LETTERFRATELLI TUTTIOF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCISON FRATERNITY AND SOCIAL FRIENDSHIP On the 3rd of October Pope Francis signed his third encyclical letter “Fratelli tutti” during his visit to the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi. “Fratelli Tutti” (FT) was published on October 4th, the feast of St. Francis, whose life inspired this…

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…

Letter of the MO, Solemnity of St. Dominic

Letter of the MO, Solemnity of St. Dominic

Christus in vobis, spes gloriae Colossenses 1:27 Dear Brothers and Sisters, O Spem Miram! O Wonderful Hope! This is our hymn to St. Dominic, the father and first brother of our Order. The usual images that evoke hope are a new-born baby, a brilliant dawn, flowers and fruits of spring time, depictions of new life and new beginnings. In this time of…

Puerto Rico Attribution Decree

Puerto Rico Attribution Decree

Attribution Decree of the mission of the Order in Puerto Rico to the Province of St. Albert the Great (USA) “After a graced process of mutual cooperation in discernment, the Master has signed the Decree which attributes the mission in Puerto Rico to the Province of St. Albert the Great, USA. This came as the harvest of the dedicated collaboration…

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