Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

Even in darkness, God can accomplish his great works: from the act of Creation over the dark and formless void, to the Exodus from Egypt after the evening of the Passover; then, at Bethlehem, the Lord Jesus was born in the darkness of night; He gave us the Eucharist and the priesthood on that fateful evening at the cenacle; When he died on…

The Profound Simplicity of Brothers

The Profound Simplicity of Brothers

In the Acts of the General Chapter of Florence in the year 1321 we read the following words: « Because it was said to the first preachers: “do not let yourselves be called rabbi, for one is your Master and you are all brothers,” we strictly forbid, that a brother of our Order who is a Master in Theology, when…

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…

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:…

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…

MO’S & Socius’ letter to the Dominican Family in Iraq on the occasion of the papal visit 2021

MO’S & Socius’ letter to the Dominican Family in Iraq on the occasion of the papal visit 2021

Prot. 50/21/094 MO Message Iraq Rome, 3 March 2021 Msgr. Youssif Thomas Mirkis, Archbishop of Kirkuk and SulaimanyaMsgr. Michael Najeeb, Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul and AkraSr. Clara Nas, Superior General of the Sisters of St. CatherineSr. Bernadette Youssef, Vice-Provincial of the Middle East of the Sisters of the PresentationBr. Rami Simon, Superior of the House of Epiphany in BaghdadBr. Najeeb…

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