Reflecting on Consecrated Life in Preparation for the Jubilee 2025

Reflecting on Consecrated Life in Preparation for the Jubilee 2025

Interview with Sister Pascale – Dominique, OP Sister Pascale – Dominique is a Dominican nun who explores the theology of the spiritual life. She has written several books.  She is currently reflecting on consecrated life in preparation for the Jubilee 2025. When we talk about the consecrated life, what attractive features would be helpful for a young man or woman considering…

In Memory of Cardinal Eduardo Francisco Pironio

In Memory of Cardinal Eduardo Francisco Pironio

[PART II] Bro Carlos A. Azpiroz Costa, OP, recounts touching encounters with Cardinal Eduardo Pironio. Their friendship, rooted in Dominican ethos, blossomed into shared ministry and profound spiritual connection.

“Peace depends on you too”

“Peace depends on you too”

Communicators: “Proclaim happily and faithfully the Gospel of peace” (Bologna,110) The promotion of peace or for peace refers to the good practices of communicators. That is, communicators in the service of peace promotion. The communicative act is more than a kind of channel through which arguments such as preaching, vocational promotion, etc. pass. Communicating means not ceasing to be human…

Pironio and the Order of Preachers

Pironio and the Order of Preachers

Blessed Eduardo Pironio (1920-1998) maintained a lifelong connection with the Order of Preachers. Ordained in 1943, he joined the Third Order in 1947 and professed in 1948. Later, as Bishop of Mar del Plata, he sought the Order’s guidance for the Catholic University.

The Missionary Fervour of Young People in the Amazon

The Missionary Fervour of Young People in the Amazon

Pope Francis’ call echoes for young Dominican missionaries after their transformative experience in the Amazon. Strengthening faith and social commitment, their meeting shapes a synodal Church, a force for renewal, and a sign of hope. Entrusted by the Church to fervently preach in the Amazon, the youth faces the urgent tasks of caring for our common home and protecting human rights. Reflecting on formation, missionary fervor, personal and community ecological ethics, inspired by ‘Laudato si” and ‘Dear Amazonia,’ they become tangible expressions of Pope Francis’ vision for a Church with ‘Amazonian features.’

Anniversary of the Deceased of the Order in Rome

Anniversary of the Deceased of the Order in Rome

On November 11, 2023, at the Basilica of San Lorenzo Extramuros in Rome, a Eucharistic celebration commemorated the deceased members of the Dominican Family. The Master of the Order, Brother Gerard Francisco Timoner III, OP, presided over the Mass, stating, “We come here as an act of faith in the resurrection of the body at the end of times.”

Dominicans at the Synod on Synodality

Dominicans at the Synod on Synodality

On October 15, the Dominican community at Santa Sabina in Rome welcomed brothers participating in the Synod on Synodality. The Master of the Order, Brother Gerard Francisco Timoner III, OP, extended a warm welcome, emphasizing the Order’s commitment to accompany the Church in its journey toward deeper communion.

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