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Reception of the Encyclical “Fratelli Tutti” by the Dominican Family in Latin America and the Caribbean

Reception of the Encyclical “Fratelli Tutti” by the Dominican Family in Latin America and the Caribbean

In order to facilitate communication among the entities, to promote dialogue on themes of common interest and to support the ongoing formation of the Dominican Family in Latin America and the Caribbean, the coordination team of the Interprovincial Conference of Dominicans of Latin America and the Caribbean (CIDALC) organised an online colloquium on the reception of the encyclical “Fratelli Tutti”…

New General Promoter for Justice and Peace

New General Promoter for Justice and Peace

Brother Aniedi Okure, O.P. is the new General Promoter of Justice and Peace and the new Delegate to the United Nations. He was appointed by the Master of the Order, Brother Gerard Francisco Timoner III, O.P., on October 25, 2020, and assigned to the Convent of Santa Sabina, Rome, on December 10, 2020. Until his appointment as the General Promoter…

Appointment of the New Director of Spem Miram

Appointment of the New Director of Spem Miram

On November 12, 2020, the Master of the Order, Brother Gerard Francisco Timoner III, O.P., appointed Brother Juan Ubaldo López Salamanca, O.P., as President of the Council of Spem Miram Internationalis (SMI). He succeeds Brother Krzysztof Poplawski, O.P., of the Province of Poland, who has just completed his mandate. Br. Ubaldo is a son of the Province of San Luis…

Christmas Message 2020

Christmas Message 2020

Christmas Message from the Master of the Order, 2020 Prot. 50/20/614 Letters to the Order “What was from the beginning, what we have heard,  what we have seen with our eyes… and touched with our hand concerns the Word of life…made visible;      Him we preach…so that our joy may be complete.” I John 1:1,3-4 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Christmas, whether…

New Provincial of India

New Provincial of India

Rome, 23rd November – The Chapter of the Province of the Dominicans in India has elected, for four years, fr. Prasad GEORGE, O.P. as Prior Provincial. The Master of the Order, fr Gerard Francis TIMONER III, O.P. has confirmed the election. Fr. Prasad GEORGE, O.P. accepted the election and made the Profession of Faith on November 20, 2020.

Letter of the MO: Solemnity of St. Dominic

Letter of the MO: Solemnity of St. Dominic

Christus in vobis, spes gloriae Colossenses 1:27 Dear Brothers and Sisters, O Spem Miram! O Wonderful Hope! This is our hymn to St. Dominic, the father and first brother of our Order. The usual images that evoke hope are a new-born baby, a brilliant dawn, flowers and fruits of spring time, depictions of new life and new beginnings. In this time of…

Re-election of the Provincial in Croatia

Re-election of the Provincial in Croatia

The friars re-elected as Provincial Fray Slavko Slišković, O.P. June 23, 2020 For four more years, the Chapter of the “Croatian Dominican Province of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary” has chosen fr. Slavko Slišković, O.P.The Master of the Order, fr Gerard Francisco TIMONER III, O.P. has confirmed that choice. Friar fr. Slavko Slišković, O.P. fr. Slavko Slišković has…

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