Dies Natalis, Homily of the Master of the Order

Dies Natalis, Homily of the Master of the Order

In lieu of the usual letter, Br. Gerard Francisco Timoner III OP, shares with the Dominican Family his homily on the Solemnity of our Holy Father St. Dominic celebrated in the Basilica of San Domenico, Bologna, where our founder and first brother spent the last days of his earthly sojourn. 6 August 2021 Prot. 50 / 21 / 368 Jubliee_2021…

New prior vice-provincial of the vice-province of Bolivia

New prior vice-provincial of the vice-province of Bolivia

The III Vice-Provincial Chapter of the Vice-Province of Bolivia, meeting on 21 July 2021 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, elected on 25 July Brother Yinmy CABALLERO SUARES, OP as the new Vice-Provincial Prior. Yinmy CABALLERO SUARES, was born in 1980 in Comarapa, in the valleys of the department of Santa Cruz. He made his first profession in 2002, in…

New Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Joseph the Worker

New Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Joseph the Worker

Brother Modestus Ngwu, OP, was elected Prior Provincial during the Chapter of the Province of St. Joseph the Worker, Nigeria and Ghana, held at the Priory of St. Thomas Aquinas in Ibadan, Nigeria. Following the confirmation by the Master of the Order of Preachers, Brother Gerard Timoner III, OP, on 27 July 2021, Br. Modestus accepted the election and made…

Liturgical Commission Launches “liturgia.op.org”

Liturgical Commission Launches “liturgia.op.org”

A new website entirely dedicated to Dominican liturgy has been launched by the Liturgical Commission of the Order (Commissio Liturgicæ Internationalis Ordinis Prædicatorum, CLIOP). On these pages one may find useful documents related to the liturgy of the Order of Preachers, including the most recent revision of the General Calendar of the Order (2019), the calendars of individual provinces that…

New Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Thomas Aquinas in Italy

New Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Thomas Aquinas in Italy

Brother Francesco Maria Ricci, OP, was elected Prior Provincial during the Chapter of the Province of St. Thomas in Italy held at the Convent of Madonna dell’Arco in Naples, Italy. Following the confirmation on 6 July 2021 by the Master of the Order of Preachers, Brother Gerard Timoner III, OP, Br. Francesco accepted the election and made the Profession of Faith. Born…

New Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Dominic in Italy

New Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Dominic in Italy

Brother Daniele Drago, OP, was elected Prior Provincial during the Chapter of the Province of St. Dominic in Italy held at the Convent of St. Dominic in Bologna, Italy. Following the confirmation by the Master of the Order of Preachers, Brother Gerard Timoner III, OP, on 5 July 2021, Br. Daniele accepted it and made the Profession of Faith. Born…

New Prior Provincial of the Roman Province of St. Catherine of Siena

New Prior Provincial of the Roman Province of St. Catherine of Siena

Brother Antonio Cocolicchio, OP, was elected Prior Provincial during the Chapter of the Roman Province of St. Catherine of Siena held at the Priory of St. Dominic in Fiesole, Italy. Following the confirmation by the Master of the Order of Preachers, Brother Gerard Timoner III, OP, on 5 July 2021, Br. Antonio accepted the election and made the Profession of…

Province of Hispania Elects its Prior Provincial

Province of Hispania Elects its Prior Provincial

Brother Jesús Díaz Sariego, OP, was elected Prior Provincial of the Province of Hispania on the occasion of the Provincial Chapter on 2 July 2021 in Caleruega (Burgos). The Master of the Order, Brother Gerard Francisco Timoner III, OP, confirmed the election, which was accepted on the same day by Br. Jesús, who made the Profession of Faith accordingly. Br.…

New Provincial of the Province of St. Pius V in Malta

New Provincial of the Province of St. Pius V in Malta

Brother Vincent Mary Micallef was elected Prior Provincial of the Maltese Province of St. Pius V. The Master of the Order confirmed the election and Br. Vincent accepted it on the same day, 15 June 2021. Brother Vincent was born in Valletta, Malta, on 2 March 1950. The son of Victor and Mary Micallef, he is the fourth of six…

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