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Brother Aldino Amato, OP:  A Visionary with a Mission

Brother Aldino Amato, OP: A Visionary with a Mission

Brother Amato Aldino, OP was born on 22 February 1931 in Molfetta, Bari, Italy. He was ordained on 29 June 1957. At his ordination, he had made a promise to God to become a missionary. He was very much impressed by the Italian missionaries to Pakistan. Right after his ordination, he wanted to serve as a missionary, but he was…

Interview with the New Prior Provincial of Central America

Interview with the New Prior Provincial of Central America

An interview with Brother Ricardo Guardado, the new Prior Provincial of Central America, conducted by Brother Luis Javier Rubio, O.P., Socius of the Master of the Order for Latin America and the Caribbean. Ricardo, please tell us some important facts about your childhood and adolescence. I was born in San Francisco, La Virtud, Lempira, Honduras, in 1978. My father’s name…

Letter of the Master of the Order: 8th Centenary of the first General Chapters

Letter of the Master of the Order: 8th Centenary of the first General Chapters

The General Chapter of the Order of  Preachers:Structure of Communion and Mission  In Commemoration of the  8th Centenary of the First General Chapters of the Order (1220, 1221) Solemnity of the Ascension of the LordRome, 13 May 2021 Prot 50/21/183 Letters to the Order We have decided, the Holy Spirit and us[1]…(Acts 15:28). This is a remarkable moment in the history of the Church.…

The Profound Simplicity of Brothers

The Profound Simplicity of Brothers

In the Acts of the General Chapter of Florence in the year 1321 we read the following words: « Because it was said to the first preachers: “do not let yourselves be called rabbi, for one is your Master and you are all brothers,” we strictly forbid, that a brother of our Order who is a Master in Theology, when…

The birth of “Selvas Amazónicas”, the Dominican magazine of missionary reflection.

The birth of “Selvas Amazónicas”, the Dominican magazine of missionary reflection.

The missionary outlook of the Dominicans towards the most vulnerable First issue of the publication on indigenous peoples. A well-designed presentation for this new publication of missionary reflection. Madrid, 4 March 2021. Selvas Amazónicas – Misioneros Dominicos is launching a new magazine format to show and analyse the reality that is lived in the different places where Dominicans are present…

Blessed Jean-Joseph Lataste (1832-1866)

Blessed Jean-Joseph Lataste (1832-1866)

Alcide Lataste was born in France, in Cadillac in the Gironde, on September 4, 1832. After secondary school, he worked for a few years as a tax controller in different towns in the south of France: Privas, Pau and Nérac. These years were an opportunity for him to discover, as a member of the Conferences of Saint Vincent de Paul…

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for Lent 2021

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for Lent 2021

“Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem” (Mt 20:18)Lent: A Time for Renewing Faith, Hope and Love Dear Brothers and Sisters, Jesus revealed to his disciples the deepest meaning of his mission when he told them of his passion, death and resurrection, in fulfilment of the Father’s will. He then called the disciples to share in this mission for the…

The Solace of the Beatitudes: The Martyrdom of Sr. Maura Clarke and Sr. Ita Ford

The Solace of the Beatitudes: The Martyrdom of Sr. Maura Clarke and Sr. Ita Ford

It was a convent without walls in which Sr. Maura Clarke and Sr. Ita Ford lived. They were two sisters of Maryknoll, better known as the “Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic”, who, from the beginning to the end of their religious life, immersed themselves in missionary life, alongside the poorest, to the point of martyrdom. Just over forty years have…

Dominican Family and Human Rights: past, present and future

Dominican Family and Human Rights: past, present and future

Fr. Mike, the Dominican Family – especially in Spanish speaking countries – will be happy to receive a new contribution to Justice and Peace with this book. Can we still say that there are Dominicans who are dedicated to the defence of the most vulnerable? Where do we find them and who do they defend? There remain so many Dominicans…

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