POSTPONED IDYM-Kenia 2020

POSTPONED IDYM-Kenia 2020

Due to the situation of COVID-19 worldwide, the Meeting and the Elective Assembly IDYM are POSTPONED to 2021. Trusting in solidarity as a gesture of closeness, at a time when the common good requires a “social distance”, as the Master of the Order reminded us in his last message, we invite you to strengthen the bonds of our Dominican Family in prayer.…

Prior Provincial of the Province of England

Prior Provincial of the Province of England

Fr Martin Ganeri, O.P. has been re-elected Prior Provincial of the Province of England The Chapter of the Province of England have elected, for four more years, Fr Martin Ganeri as Prior Provincial. The Master of the Order, fr Gerard Francis TIMONER III, O.P. confirmed the election. Fr Martin Ganeri accepted the election and made the Profession of Faith, March…

Albert Carpentier joined Christ in Antwerp

Albert Carpentier joined Christ in Antwerp

This morning, Friday 20 March, fr Albert Carpentier died in Antwerp. Born on Sept 4, 1918 in Zandvliet near Antwerp (Belgium), he made his first profession in the Order of Preachers in the Province of Belgium in 1936 and was ordained priest in 1944. After studying at the Saint Luke’s School of Fine Arts in Ghent, he left for Japan…

Church and state in Italy work together to prevent spread of coronavirus

Church and state in Italy work together to prevent spread of coronavirus

The Church in Italy, as well as Vatican authorities, are coordinating with civil authorities to implement measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak. On Sunday, the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Matteo Bruni, issued a statement explaining some of the steps being taken by the Vatican, “in coordination with the measures launched by the Italian authorities… to prevent the…

New Publication on the Relations between the Dominicans and Russia

New Publication on the Relations between the Dominicans and Russia

On the occasion of the second centenary of the entrustment of the parish church of St. Catherine of St. Petersburg to the Order of Preachers and the arrival of the first friars in the capital of the Russian Empire in the years 1815-1816, the Historical Institute of the Order of Preachers organized an International Historical Conference on the Dominicans and…

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