Province of St. Louis Bertrand Forms First Group of Priestly Fraternities in Latin America

Province of St. Louis Bertrand Forms First Group of Priestly Fraternities in Latin America

Since February of the present year 2021, some diocesan priests from Colombia and Venezuela have been meeting virtually every two weeks in order to orient themselves towards a Dominican priestly fraternity. Their interest in the charism of the Order of Preachers has been encouraged by their closeness to the friars and to the women congregations of the Order, of which…

Cardinal Advincula Joins as a Professed Member of the Priestly Fraternities of St. Dominic

Cardinal Advincula Joins as a Professed Member of the Priestly Fraternities of St. Dominic

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Dominican Province of the Philippines as the 41st Province of the Order of Preachers, Br. Filemon I. dela Cruz, Jr., OP, the Prior Provincial, received the Profession of Most Reverend Jose F. Cardinal Advincula, Jr., DD, the Archbishop of Manila. During a Rite of Profession on 11 December 2021, at 7 o’clock…

Urbi et Orbi: Dominican Preaching in the Time of Pandemic

Urbi et Orbi: Dominican Preaching in the Time of Pandemic

Urbi et Orbi: Dominican Preaching to the City and to the World in the Time of Pandemic www.ai.edu/urbietorbi “I charge you…: Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction” (2 Timothy 4:2a). The grace and task of preaching “in season and out” is particularly entrusted to the Dominican Family and…

Province of St. Martin de Porres Commences Formation of a Priestly Fraternity

Province of St. Martin de Porres Commences Formation of a Priestly Fraternity

In a process that took four years of preparation, the establishment of a Dominican fraternity for diocesan priests formally began in the Province of St. Martin de Porres in the USA with the admission of its first members on two separate occasions. On 31 May 2021, Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, at St. Dominic Church in New…

The Patroness of Colombia in the Vatican City Gardens

The Patroness of Colombia in the Vatican City Gardens

(2021) On 9 July last, an image of the Virgin of the Rosary of Chiquinquirá was placed in the Vatican Gardens, on the occasion of the 102nd anniversary of her coronation as Queen and Patroness of Colombia. The mosaic, composed of more than 70,000 pieces of marble, stone and glass, and in which she appears accompanied by St. Andrew and…

The Master of the Order visits the Province of St Augustine West Africa

The Master of the Order visits the Province of St Augustine West Africa

After the erection of the Monastery ofthe Blessed Sacrament, Ilorin, the Master of the Order, Brother Gerard Timoner, O.P., accompanied by his Socius for Africa, Brother Charles Ukwe, O.P., undertook a fraternal visit to the Province of St. Augustine, West Africa from June 28 – July 1. They visited St. Dominic Convent, Abidjan,Cote d’Ivoire, a formation community, where they met…

Dominican Jubilee in Oslo

Dominican Jubilee in Oslo

On 6 August, the Dominican Family celebrated not only our father St Dominic, but also the jubilee of one hundred years of the presence of the friars preachers here! The term “family” is not used lightly in this case, but is essential, so great was the joy that brought the celebrating members together. Many were reluctant to leave – those…

Is Dominic still relevant today?

Is Dominic still relevant today?

Jubilee celebration for the Province of Malta The Maltese Dominicans of St. Pius V Province officially celebrated the Dominican Jubilee on the 24th May, solemn memorial of the Translation of Our Father St. Dominic. Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna presided over the Mass along with the friars and  members of the Dominican Family. This Eucharistic celebration was held at the Priory…

The Master of the Order erects a new monastery of the Order in Nigeria

The Master of the Order erects a new monastery of the Order in Nigeria

On June 26, 2021, the Master of the Order, Brother Gerard Francisco Timoner, III, OP, erected and integrated the Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament, Ilorin, as a monastery of the Order. He arrived Nigeria on June 24. Early the next day, the Provincial of the Province of St. Joseph the Worker, Nigeria and Ghana, Brother Richard Ogedengbe, OP , the…

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