Pier Giorgio Frassati. Thirtieth Anniversary of his Beatification

Pier Giorgio Frassati. Thirtieth Anniversary of his Beatification

Letter to the friends of Pier Giorgio Frassati, on the occasion of the Thirtieth Anniversary of his Beatification and the One- Hundredth Anniversary of the birth of Karol Wojtila by don Paolo Asolan How is that two friends would greet each other who have only really known and loved one another through one’s reading of the other or one’s looking…

PARTICULAR DIRECTORY OF THE FRATERNITY OF  St TOMAS AQUINAS (ANGELICUM)

PARTICULAR DIRECTORY OF THE FRATERNITY OF St TOMAS AQUINAS (ANGELICUM)

APRPOVED THE PARTICULAR DIRECTORY OF THE FRATERNITY OF  St TOMAS AQUINAS (ANGELICUM) The Master of the Order approved the Particular Directory of the Fraternity of St Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) according to the Rule of the Lay Fraternities of St Dominic and General Declarations (2019) The Fraternity is an English speaking Lay Fraternity established at the Pontifical University of St Thomas…

UNESCO – The Conventual Church of Our Lady of the Hour in Mosul

UNESCO – The Conventual Church of Our Lady of the Hour in Mosul

With the official approval from The Dominican order, UNESCO will now start the stabilization and rehabilitation of The Conventual Church of Our Lady of the Hour in Mosul   With the official approval from The Dominican order, UNESCO – in close collaboration with relevant authorities – will now start the stabilization and rehabilitation of The Conventual Church of Our Lady of…

What are Dominicans doing during the Covid-19 pandemic?

What are Dominicans doing during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Someone asked me, what are the Dominicans doing in the time of the COVID 19 pandemic? Our communion in prayer for healing and conversion is our most important work. Our collective effort to prevent viral transmission is also an important ethical obligation. Added to these are creative ways to show care and compassion in these trying…

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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