Interview with the New Prior Provincial of Central America

Interview with the New Prior Provincial of Central America

An interview with Brother Ricardo Guardado, the new Prior Provincial of Central America, conducted by Brother Luis Javier Rubio, O.P., Socius of the Master of the Order for Latin America and the Caribbean. Ricardo, please tell us some important facts about your childhood and adolescence. I was born in San Francisco, La Virtud, Lempira, Honduras, in 1978. My father’s name…

New Rector of the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum)

New Rector of the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum)

THE PONTIFICAL UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS AQUINAS ANNOUNCES THEOLOGY FOR A MISSIONARY CHURCH: FR. THOMAS JOSEPH WHITE IS THE NEW RECTOR OF THE ANGELICUM ROME – The Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome has named a new Rector Magnficus, fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P.  The Congregation for Catholic Education has given approval for the appointment by fr.…

Appointment of the Members of the Theological Commission on the Vocation of the Cooperator Brother in the Order and in the Church

Appointment of the Members of the Theological Commission on the Vocation of the Cooperator Brother in the Order and in the Church

The Master of the Order has appointed Members of the Commission that is requested by the last General Chapter (ACG 2019 Biên Hòa, 199): fr. Vivian Boland (Ireland) fr. Andrew Hofer (St Joseph USA) fr. Felicisimo Martinez (Rosary Province) fr. Anthony Akinwale (Nigeria) fr. Francis Nguyen Van Nhut (Vietnam) fr. Franklin Buitrago Rojas (Colombia) sr. Hedvig Deák (Hungary) Erik Borgman…

Webinar: New approaches to juvenile justice in the African context

Webinar: New approaches to juvenile justice in the African context

Organized by Dominicans for Justice and Peace, the Justice, Peace and Environmental Dominican Commission in Ivory Coast and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs May 21st, 2021 In many African countries, juvenile justice systems still lack a restorative approach despite improvements in legislations. Boys and girls are found incarcerated without alternatives because they…

A female view: Dominic and the nuns of the Order of Preachers

A female view: Dominic and the nuns of the Order of Preachers

“No display of bizarre piety, simple humanity. Too simple for hagiographers and chroniclers of long-lasting knowledge”: so writes Simon Tugwell in his Homage to a Saint (in the Italian edition of G. Bedouelle, Dominic. The Grace of the Word), a prayer he addresses to St Dominic. “Simple humanity”: Dominic lived in a period of changing times and new challenges for…

Dominic, preacher of grace

Dominic, preacher of grace

It is eight hundred years since St. Dominic died! This is an occasion for the Church to “give thanks for the spiritual fruitfulness of that charism and mission, seen in the rich variety of the Dominican family” (PG 1). As Georges Bernanos wrote in the last century, Dominic’s face is now merged with that of his Order: “If it were in…

Preacher of Grace

Preacher of Grace

St. Francis and St. Dominic were reputed to be friends and so it is beautiful that the first Pope named after St.Francis has sent this in this Letter a gift of warm fraternity to the brothers and sisters of St.Dominic, on the 800th anniversary of his death. The Holy Father begins by saluting Dominic as the “Preacher of Grace”. The…

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