A ‘new St Dominic’

A ‘new St Dominic’

In the Pauluskerk in Antwerp (Belgium), which is full of art from past centuries, a ‘new St. Dominic’ was revealed on Saturday 7 May, made by the Dutch painter Egbert Modderman.

New Prior Provincial of the Province of the Assumption

New Prior Provincial of the Province of the Assumption

On 17 May 2022, the friars of the Province of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary elected Brother Dominic Murphy, OP, as Prior Provincial for a four year term. Following his confirmation by Brother Gerard Timoner III, OP, Master of the Order of Preach

UST Manila Concludes Three-Year Democracy Project with the Holy See

UST Manila Concludes Three-Year Democracy Project with the Holy See

In 2019, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila, Philippines, was selected as one of the 14 local antennas across 13 countries for an undertaking sponsored by the Fondazione Pontificia Gravissimum Educationis on “Democracy: An educational urgency in pluricultural and plurireligious contexts.”

Caleruega Gathers Nineteen Superiors for Annual Workshop

Caleruega Gathers Nineteen Superiors for Annual Workshop

Right at the heart of the birthplace of the Dominican Order’s founder, nineteen newly elected and re-elected Priors Provincial and Priors Vice Provincial spent ten days of fruitful workshop with the accompaniment of the Master of the Order, Brother Gerard Francisco Timoner III, OP, and members of the General Curia from March 15-24, 2022.  Hosting the annual activity this year…

Dominican Presence in Brazil

Dominican Presence in Brazil

In the beginning, Brazil was a colony of Portugal. For the Order, this area of evangelisation was reserved for the Dominicans of Portugal, but they never came to this country. It was only at the end of the 19th century that the first Dominicans, belonging to the Province of Toulouse, made their presence felt in Brazil.However, we can say that…

“My house is your house…”

“My house is your house…”

“My house is your house” “Mi casa es tu casa…” In Mexico we say to our friends when they visit us in our home, “Welcome to your home,” with the sole purpose of making them feel comfortable and at ease. And if “something” distinguishes Mexicans, it is their hospitality. For us, receiving a visitor is a gift and a blessing…

First Chapter of the Vicariate of Rwanda and Burundi

First Chapter of the Vicariate of Rwanda and Burundi

The Brothers of the Vicariate of Rwanda and Burundi Celebrate Their First Vicarial Chapter  On February 14-18, 2022, about twenty solemnly professed brothers from the three communities of the Provincial Vicariate of Rwanda and Burundi (Kigali, Bujumbura and Nyagatare) met at the Marie Reine de la Confiance Center in Bujumbura (Burundi) for the first time in a statutory Vicarial Chapter. …

Royal Monastery of santo Domingo in Caleruega

Royal Monastery of santo Domingo in Caleruega

First Monastery of the Order in Spain to Pass under the Vigilance of the Master of the Order. The vigilance of monasteries is governed by Canon Law. In the 2018 Instruction Cor Orans (Praying Heart: CO) on the application of the Apostolic Constitution Vultum Dei Quarere (Seeking the Face of God) on women’s contemplative life, this vigilance has been revised and adapted to the…

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