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Join the 2023 Dominican Rosary Pilgrimage

Join the 2023 Dominican Rosary Pilgrimage

A new initiative of the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Joseph, the pilgrimage kicks off on January 30 with a nine-month novena to Our Lady. It culminates on September 30—the eve of Rosary Sunday—in our nation’s capital with a full-day, national event at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, located next to the campus of the Catholic University of America.

Parish church founded by Dominican missionaries declared a Minor Basilica

Parish church founded by Dominican missionaries declared a Minor Basilica

The Philippines finally has a minor basilica in honor of the great preacher of grace, St Dominic. On 14 January 2023, a historic parish church first founded by the early Dominican missionaries in the Philippines was formally declared a minor basilica by decree of His Holiness Pope Francis. The parish church of St Dominic, located at the heart of San…

“Under Mary’s Mantle”, a Dominican song of final commendation

“Under Mary’s Mantle”, a Dominican song of final commendation

The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill introduced a new Dominican song of final commendation for their funeral celebrations. Written by Sister Margaret Palliser, OP, “Under Mary’s Mantle” takes its inspiration from one of the stories recorded by Blessed Cecilia Cesarini (1203-1290), one of the first Dominican nuns in Rome who was the first prioress of the Dominican convent of nuns in Bologna.

The topicality of the Rosary and iconographic research

The topicality of the Rosary and iconographic research

A prodigious prayer, simple and great. A link between heaven and earth, but also the glue of the Christian community because it can unite the illiterate and the Catholic intellectual. The Rosary is what Pope Francis has called “a synthesis of the story of God’s mercy that is transformed into the story of salvation for those who allow themselves to…

Albert Nolan: Priest, Activist, Author, and Renowned Theologian

Albert Nolan: Priest, Activist, Author, and Renowned Theologian

Well-known South African Catholic priest, anti-apartheid activist and internationally renowned theologian and author Fr. Albert Nolan has died at the age of 88. He died peacefully in his sleep under the care of the Dominican Sisters at Marian House in Boksburg in the early hours of Monday October 17. Born Denis James Harry Nolan in Cape Town on September 2,…

Argentinian Friars Honor Our Lady of the Rosary with New Hymn

Argentinian Friars Honor Our Lady of the Rosary with New Hymn

On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Pontifical Coronation of the statue of “Nuestra Señora del Rosario de la Defensa y Reconquista de Buenos Aires”, the Argentinian Province of St. Augustine (which includes Argentina and Chile) released a video of a new hymn dedicated to the Blessed Mother. The song was composed by one of the student friars,…

Working towards Fraternal Economy

Working towards Fraternal Economy

The Diocese of Assisi instituted the International Award “Francis of Assisi
and Carlo Acutis for an Economy of Fraternity”; The award bestows a maximum price of 50,000.00€ to a chosen project.
We encourage the brothers who are engaged in forming communities, guiding their growth
with sustainable means and programs to forward their application before 31 December 2022.

Dominican Presence in Brazil

Dominican Presence in Brazil

In the beginning, Brazil was a colony of Portugal. For the Order, this area of evangelisation was reserved for the Dominicans of Portugal, but they never came to this country. It was only at the end of the 19th century that the first Dominicans, belonging to the Province of Toulouse, made their presence felt in Brazil.However, we can say that…

Meetings of the Dominican Youth Movement (MJD) – LAC

Meetings of the Dominican Youth Movement (MJD) – LAC

“Like a New Flame” Under the title “Like a New Flame” and on the occasion of the Jubilee of the eighth centenary of the Dies Natalis of St. Dominic of Caleruega (1221-2021), the young people who make up the Dominican Youth Movement in Latin America and the Caribbean have organized a series of commemorative meetings as a special way of…

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