Decree granting the gift of the Plenary Indulgence on the occasion of the 800th anniversary of the Dies Natalis of Saint Dominic

Decree granting the gift of the Plenary Indulgence on the occasion of the 800th anniversary of the Dies Natalis of Saint Dominic

MOST HOLY FATHER, Brother Gerard Francisco Timoner III O.P., Master General of the Order of Preachers, on the occasion of the Holy Solemnities that will be celebrated for the 800th anniversary of the birth of St. Dominic in Heaven, from 6th January 2021 to 6th January 2022, offers Your Holiness the affection of due obedience and filial veneration and asks:…

Dominican celebrations in Albania in honor of St. Dominic

Dominican celebrations in Albania in honor of St. Dominic

On January 17, a solemn Eucharistic celebration opened the jubilee year of St. Dominic at the Dominican Parish of St. George Martyr in Lagjja Mirdita, Durrës, in Albania. His Excellency Msgr. George Frendo, O.P., Metropolitan Archbishop of Tirana-Durres, presided and the parish priest Br. Geoffrey Bugeja, O.P., concelebrated. The celebration began with the rite of the Lucernaria, with readings and prayers, the blessing and…

Interview with Sr. Elisa

Interview with Sr. Elisa

Sister Elisa, Happy Jubilee Year. You have pleasantly surprised us with the stickers for whatsApp. We want to know more about you and more about your work in digital evangelism. Who is Sister Elisa? I am Sister Elisa, I belong to the Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena. Argentina, I was born in the city of…

Organising Committee for the 8th Centenary from the death of St. Dominic

Organising Committee for the 8th Centenary from the death of St. Dominic

The Organising Committee for the 8th Centenary from the death of St. Dominic in collaboration with St. Albert the Great College, run by the Maltese Dominicans are launching a new book written, illustrated, and designed by Mr. Carlo Fenech. The book, which is to be distributed in schools, is particularly targeted for young children, with a narrative that relates the life of the saint in an innovative,…

Europe is a mission territory

Europe is a mission territory

An interview of the Master of the Order by Victoria Cardiel for Alfa&Omega (SEMANARIO CATÓLICO DE INFORMACIÓN, Del 14 al 20 de enero de 2021, No 1.197, Edición Nacional, www.alfayomega.es) Gerard Francis Timoner III was elected on 13 July 2019 as the new Master of the Order of Preachers, becoming the 88th successor of St. Dominic. The 52-year-old religious, born…

Invitation to the “table” for all in friendship

Invitation to the “table” for all in friendship

It is surprising to start the year with an invitation to sit at the table. At a time when it is difficult to gather together because of the constraints of covid, it is good to know that you are awaited, welcome guests at an appetising banquet of joyful conviviality. It is not a question of breaking the rules by adding…

Word of Thanks

Word of Thanks

We have celebrated the Eucharist, the Sacrament of Thanksgiving, to give thanks to the God for the grace of his Epiphany, his revelation as lumen gentium, “light to all the nations”. In a most special way, we thank God for giving us St. Dominic, the founder and first friar of the Order of Preachers, whom we lovingly call as lumen…

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