Dominican Month of Peace 2022

Dominican Month of Peace 2022

Rome, 29 October 2022 To all members of the Dominican Family  Dominican Month of Peace 2022  Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Dominican Month of Peace for 2022 with will begin in about a month, from the First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2022, through end of December 2022, with a focus on Myanmar. The Month of Peace is an excellent…

New Prior Provincial of the Province of San Luis Beltrán of Colombia

New Prior Provincial of the Province of San Luis Beltrán of Colombia

The Dominican friars of the Province of San Luis Bertrán in Colombia elected fr Franklin Buitrago Rojas, OP, as their Prior Provincial on 5 November 2022. The Master of the Order, fr Gerard Francisco Timoner III, OP, confirmed the election and fr Franklin accepted his mandate the following day.

Province of Peru re-elects Prior Provincial

Province of Peru re-elects Prior Provincial

The Dominican friars of the Province of St. John the Baptist of Peru re-elected Brother Rómulo Vásquez Gavidia, OP, as their Prior Provincial during the Provincial Chapter held at the Casa de Retiros Santa Rosa in Lima on 22 August 2022. Br. Romulo was confirmed by the Master of the Order, Br. Gerard Francisco Timoner III, OP, on 22 August 2022 and accepted his second mandate the following day.

New Socius of the Master of the Order for Asia Pacific

New Socius of the Master of the Order for Asia Pacific

On 12 July 2022, the Master of the Order, Brother Gerard Francisco Timoner III, OP, appointed Br. Jamshed Albert Gill, OP, son of the Vice Province “Ibn-e-Mariam” of Pakistan, as Socius for Asia Pacific after the sudden and untimely death of Br. Amirtha Raj Mannes, OP, of the Province of India.

New Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Dominic of Canada

New Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Dominic of Canada

June 7, 2022
The Province of St. Dominic of Canada elected fr Yves Bériault, OP, as Prior Provincial for a four-year term. After his confirmation by fr Gerard Francisco Timoner III, OP, Master of the Order of Preachers, fr Yves accepted his election.

New Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Martin de Porres, USA

New Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Martin de Porres, USA

On June 4, 2022, the friars of the Province of St. Martin de Porres, USA, elected Brother Roberto Merced, O.P., as Prior Provincial for a four-year term. Following his confirmation by Brother Gerard Timoner, III, OP, Master of the Order of Preachers, on the Solemnity of Pentecost, Br. Roberto accepted his election. Br. Roberto was born in 1961 in Aguas…

New Prior Provincial of the Province of the Assumption

New Prior Provincial of the Province of the Assumption

On 17 May 2022, the friars of the Province of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary elected Brother Dominic Murphy, OP, as Prior Provincial for a four year term. Following his confirmation by Brother Gerard Timoner III, OP, Master of the Order of Preach

Letter of the Master of the Order: Litany of the Dominican Saints for Peace

Letter of the Master of the Order: Litany of the Dominican Saints for Peace

Ash WednesdayRome, 2 March 2022 Prot. 50/22/111 Letters to the Order “Even now,” declares the Lord,  “return to me with all your heart,    with fasting and weeping and mourning.…sound the trumpet, declare a holy fast… gather the people”Joel 2:12, 15 Dear Brothers and Sisters of the Dominican Family, Pope Francis called for the dedication of Ash Wednesday, 2 March 2022, as a universal…

New Socius of the Master of the Order for Latin America and the Caribbean

New Socius of the Master of the Order for Latin America and the Caribbean

On 20 February 2022, the Master of the Order, Brother Gerard Francisco Timoner III, OP, appointed Brother Juan Manuel Hernández, OP, from the Province of Santiago de Mexico, as his Socius for Latin America and the Caribbean. He succeeds Brother Luis Javier Rubio, OP, who was recently elected Prior Provincial of the Province of Mexico. Born in 1970 in the…

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