Final Letter – Dominican Month for Peace 2020

Final Letter – Dominican Month for Peace 2020

Rome, 16 October 2020To all the members of the Dominican Family Dominican Month for Peace 2020Final letter Prot. 50/20/360 Promoter of J&P Dear Brothers and Sisters,We sent you a letter on 27 July, announcing that the focus of our annual Dominican Month for Peace for 2020 would be on Ukraine. We hope that his letter was widely distributed and that…

Prayer intentions for Dominican Month for Peace in Ukraine

Prayer intentions for Dominican Month for Peace in Ukraine

December 2020 Here are some suggested prayers for each day of Advent in December, the Month of Peace within the Order of Preachers. Each year this Dominican Month of Peace is dedicated to a given country, this year we look to Ukraine. You may freely use these prayers for your community prayer. Particular attention will be given to one project,…

Lecture by Father Hans Zollner SJ

Lecture by Father Hans Zollner SJ

Convent of Santa Sabina, 26th November 2020 As part of their permanent formation, the brothers of the Santa Sabina Convent in Rome invited Father Hans Zollner SJ, President of the Centre for Child Protection in Rome, to give a lecture on the problem of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. After Father Zollner briefly described his institution, he devoted himself…

Erection of a new house of the Order in Nghi Loc

Erection of a new house of the Order in Nghi Loc

Erection of a new house of the Order in Nghi Loc, Vietnam, under the patronage of Saint Dominic Hanh On 25 November 2020, the Master of the Order, Brother Gerard Francis TIMONER III, O.P., erected a new house in Nghi Loc (Diocese of Vinh), Vietnam. It was built under the invocation of St. Dominic Hanh, taking into account the request…

Meeting for Justice and Peace

Meeting for Justice and Peace

International Meeting for Justice and Peace 2020 IDCJP MEETING 2020 The International Dominican Commission for Justice and Peace (IDCJP) held its annual meeting from 1-7 October. For the first time, this meeting was held online, because of the restrictions due to the pandemic. Fortunately, this was not a stopper for the commission to meet, evaluate and work on an action…

Preaching through private television

Preaching through private television

Preaching through private television A broadcast apostolate in Germany Is it possible to make Catholic programmes on private television? How can faith issues be adequately discussed in a minute and a half? To what extent is the Catholic Church involved in major societal debates? Reflection by brother Max Cappabianca OP from Berlin. Since 2017 I have been moderator of the programme…

Dominican Students of History

Dominican Students of History

Meeting of the Dominican Students of History (Rome 22-25 September 2020) A meeting of Dominican students of history, organised by the Historical Institute of the Order in collaboration with the General Archives and the General Postulation, was held in Rome from 22 to 25 September 2020. After the last meeting of this kind in the Jubilee Year 2016 in Toulouse,…

International website of Nuns

International website of Nuns

Dominican Nuns Launch First International Website Summit, New Jersey–The Nuns of the Order of Preachers, commonly known as the Dominican Nuns, launch their first international website, www.monialesop.org, in order to make their mission of prayer within the heart of the Order of Preachers better known. St. Dominic de Guzman founded the Nuns of the Order in 1206, ten years before the…

6th World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

6th World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Message of Pope Francis 01.09.2020 Pope Francis begins his message with the jubilee text of Leviticus: « You shall thus hallow the fiftieth year and you shall proclaim a release throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you.»  (Lv 25, 10) Each year, particularly since the publication of the Encyclical Laudato Si’ (LS, 24 may 2015), the…

Meeting of the Dominican Laical Fraternity Friends of God

Meeting of the Dominican Laical Fraternity Friends of God

Meeting with the members of the Dominican Laical Fraternity Friends of God of Bormujos, in which they shared topics concerning the apostolates they perform, the processes of formation and an overview of the laity in the different regions of the world.

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