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BIÊN HÒA ACTS 2019

BIÊN HÒA ACTS 2019

ACTS 2019 After having celebrated the Elective General Chapter of the Order of Preachers in Biên Hòa (Vietnam, 2019) the Acts are published. You can access the original PDF version at this link.

The Rosary

The Rosary

The Rosary Many saints and community founders have jealously felt a certain pride in saying that he had received of the Virgin Mary herself the responsibility to preach and to spread the practice of recitation and devotion of the Rosary. A 17th century pope would even have asked that we stops this competition. All this to say that devotion to…

At Table with St. Dominic and Louis Joseph Lebret

At Table with St. Dominic and Louis Joseph Lebret

The Order of Preachers is celebrating the Eighth Centenary of the Dies Natalis of St Dominic, that is to say, the anniversary of his death in the course of the year from 6 January 2021 to 6 January 2022. The theme for the jubilee celebration is At Table with St. Dominic, which is inspired by the Mascarella table, the table on which the first portrait of…

In Memory of Cardinal Eduardo Francisco Pironio

In Memory of Cardinal Eduardo Francisco Pironio

[PART II] Bro Carlos A. Azpiroz Costa, OP, recounts touching encounters with Cardinal Eduardo Pironio. Their friendship, rooted in Dominican ethos, blossomed into shared ministry and profound spiritual connection.

Pironio and the Order of Preachers

Pironio and the Order of Preachers

Blessed Eduardo Pironio (1920-1998) maintained a lifelong connection with the Order of Preachers. Ordained in 1943, he joined the Third Order in 1947 and professed in 1948. Later, as Bishop of Mar del Plata, he sought the Order’s guidance for the Catholic University.

The Missionary Fervour of Young People in the Amazon

The Missionary Fervour of Young People in the Amazon

Pope Francis’ call echoes for young Dominican missionaries after their transformative experience in the Amazon. Strengthening faith and social commitment, their meeting shapes a synodal Church, a force for renewal, and a sign of hope. Entrusted by the Church to fervently preach in the Amazon, the youth faces the urgent tasks of caring for our common home and protecting human rights. Reflecting on formation, missionary fervor, personal and community ecological ethics, inspired by ‘Laudato si” and ‘Dear Amazonia,’ they become tangible expressions of Pope Francis’ vision for a Church with ‘Amazonian features.’

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…

Lines of Pastoral Action in Amazonia

Lines of Pastoral Action in Amazonia

From 2 to 8 July 2023 in the Vicariate of Puerto Maldonado in the Peruvian Amazon took place a fruitful first meeting of the Dominican Family of Latin America and the Caribbean, organised by the General Curia of the Order of Preachers, the Province of St. John the Baptist of Peru, the Vicariate of Puerto Maldonado (VICAPM) and CIDALC.

A Sign of Hope for the Order’s Mission in Amazonia

A Sign of Hope for the Order’s Mission in Amazonia

In a meeting of Dominican Amazonian Missions in Puerto Maldonado, from July 2nd to 8th, 2023, Bishop David Martínez de Aguirre Guinea reflects on the Dominican Order’s commitment to keeping alive the church in the Peruvian Amazon. This gathering offered hope in a region where religious presence is declining, emphasizing the importance of the Amazon’s contribution to the world.

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