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Is Dominic still relevant today?

Is Dominic still relevant today?

Jubilee celebration for the Province of Malta The Maltese Dominicans of St. Pius V Province officially celebrated the Dominican Jubilee on the 24th May, solemn memorial of the Translation of Our Father St. Dominic. Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna presided over the Mass along with the friars and  members of the Dominican Family. This Eucharistic celebration was held at the Priory…

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…

Meeting of the Dominican novices of Latin America and the Caribbean

Meeting of the Dominican novices of Latin America and the Caribbean

Invited by the coordination team of the Interprovincial Conference of the Dominicans of Latin America and the Caribbean (CIDALC), the novitiates of the region met on February 26 at 3:30 p.m. Rome time through the virtual platform Zoom. The fraternal meeting with the novices of Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Peru, Brazil and Argentina included a reflection on formation presented by…

In the prison of Ittre (Belgium) a Dominican fraternity lives and preaches

In the prison of Ittre (Belgium) a Dominican fraternity lives and preaches

“One of the characteristics of Dominican spirituality is to work with people who, in one way or another, live on the peripheries of society, whether they be students or prisoners”, explains Ludovic Namurois who is in charge of the Dominican lay fraternities in Belgium. “Without much planning or goals, we simply get on with things. It is about being available…

Songs by André Gouzes for Advent Sundays and Christmas Eve

The student brothers of the Toulouse priory recorded five songs by André Gouzes for each Advent Sunday and Christmas Eve. These videos are broadcast on the province’s Facebook and YouTube page every Saturday evening at 6pm (and Tuesday 24 evening), accompanied by a short preaching by Br. Alain Quilici.

Audience of the Master of the Order with the Holy Father Francis

Audience of the Master of the Order with the Holy Father Francis

Holy See, December 7th, 2019 Fr. Gérard Francisco Timoner III, Master of the Order of Friars Preachers (Dominican), expressed his gratitude and greetings on behalf of the Order of Preachers with these words: Holy Father, At the beginning of my service as Master of the Order of Preachers, I come to ask for your blessing. I renew Domingo de Guzman's…
Ite in Mundum: The Premier of Dawid Kusz OP’s New Album

Ite in Mundum: The Premier of Dawid Kusz OP’s New Album

Dawid Kusz was born in 1979 in Rzeszów, Poland. He joined the Dominican Order in 1998 and was ordained a priest in 2005. He graduated with honors from the Academy of Music in Krakow with a degree in Composition, Interpretation and Musical Education on the Arts Education track with a focus in conducting vocal and vocal-instrumental ensembles as well as…

Annual Meeting of the International Dominican Commission for Justice and Peace

Annual Meeting of the International Dominican Commission for Justice and Peace

The International Dominican Commission for Justice and Peace (IDCJP) recently held its annual meeting at the Casa per Ferie Enrico de Osso in Rome, 12-17 October. Comprising the friar and sister international and regional/continental J&P promoters, representatives of the Dominican nuns, laity, youth and UN delegations, the Commission was blessed to have a long conversation with the new Master of…

Dominican Month for Peace at the Convent of Santa Sabina, Rome

Dominican Month for Peace at the Convent of Santa Sabina, Rome

Solidarity with the Dominican Family in India Rome, 6 December 2019. To turn on a light for peace, that is the gesture made by the brothers of the convent of Santa Sabina. The Master of the Order, brother Gérard TIMONER, OP. fr. Alain Arnould, O.P., and the General Promoter of Justice and Peace, fr. Michael Deeb, O.P., lit the candles…

Artistic contributions

Artistic contributions

Dominican Month for Peace promotes the contribution of the artistic expressions of the Dominican Family. You are invited to work for this promotion. Come King of Peace God of justice and king of peace, Come and be born in our hearts, Turn your gaze to the weakest. Protects abused children and Women from all forms of exploitation, Indigenous peoples in…

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