Online meeting of the International Commission of Nuns

Online meeting of the International Commission of Nuns

The International Commission of Nuns, which now gathers 18 representatives of the different Federations of Monasteries of Dominican Nuns, was convoked by the Promoter General, Brother Fernando García, O.P., on February 18, 2021. The Covid-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of last year’s assembly. This year, however, the meeting was conducted via the online platform with nuns participating from four…

The first Nigeria Dominican Priest Returns to his Maker

The first Nigeria Dominican Priest Returns to his Maker

Brother John Nwanze, O.P., was born in Lagos in 1946 and grew up under the tutelage of Dominicans. He was among the early altar servers the first American Dominicans that arrived Nigeria groomed in the 1950s. He started his seminary studies in St. John Vianney Seminary, Jos, in Northern Nigeria, however, the outbreak of the Nigeria-Biafra civil war forced him…

Priestly Ordinations in the Provincial Vicariate of Rwanda and Burundi

Priestly Ordinations in the Provincial Vicariate of Rwanda and Burundi

Rome, December 16, 2020 Two Dominican friars were ordained to the Priesthood in the Provincial Vicariate of Rwanda and Burundi, Province of Canada. They are Br. Olivier Kwihangana, O.P., a Rwandan, ordained on October 17, 2020 in the Chapel of St. Albert the Great House, Nyagatare, Rwandan; and Br. Désiré Bizimana, O.P., a Burundian, ordained on November 15, 2020 in the Dominican…

Lecture by Father Hans Zollner SJ

Lecture by Father Hans Zollner SJ

Convent of Santa Sabina, 26th November 2020 As part of their permanent formation, the brothers of the Santa Sabina Convent in Rome invited Father Hans Zollner SJ, President of the Centre for Child Protection in Rome, to give a lecture on the problem of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. After Father Zollner briefly described his institution, he devoted himself…

Por toda una vida de entrega, Te Deum laudamos

Por toda una vida de entrega, Te Deum laudamos

Sor María Cinta y la fundación del Monasterio de la Inmaculada Concepción Hoy que la vida se torna más preciada que nunca, tenemos la dicha de compartir con la Familia Dominicana un breve testimonio de los 100 años de vida de nuestra querida Madre María Cinta Rocher Tallada, O.P. Sor María Cinta nació el 6 de noviembre de 1920 en…

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