Europe is a mission territory

Europe is a mission territory

An interview of the Master of the Order by Victoria Cardiel for Alfa&Omega (SEMANARIO CATÓLICO DE INFORMACIÓN, Del 14 al 20 de enero de 2021, No 1.197, Edición Nacional, www.alfayomega.es) Gerard Francis Timoner III was elected on 13 July 2019 as the new Master of the Order of Preachers, becoming the 88th successor of St. Dominic. The 52-year-old religious, born…

Invitation to the “table” for all in friendship

Invitation to the “table” for all in friendship

It is surprising to start the year with an invitation to sit at the table. At a time when it is difficult to gather together because of the constraints of covid, it is good to know that you are awaited, welcome guests at an appetising banquet of joyful conviviality. It is not a question of breaking the rules by adding…

Word of Thanks

Word of Thanks

We have celebrated the Eucharist, the Sacrament of Thanksgiving, to give thanks to the God for the grace of his Epiphany, his revelation as lumen gentium, “light to all the nations”. In a most special way, we thank God for giving us St. Dominic, the founder and first friar of the Order of Preachers, whom we lovingly call as lumen…

Homily of Cardinal Zuppi

Homily of Cardinal Zuppi

This jubilee year on the occasion of the eighth centenary of the death of St Dominic is a grace for us all. Holiness always helps holiness. I want to thank the whole Dominican Family, the Master of the Order of Preachers, who wanted to share this joy with the Church, and specifically with the Church and City of Bologna. Father…

New Provincial of the Philippines

New Provincial of the Philippines

The new Prior Provincial of the Philippine Province of the Order of Preachers is Brother Filemon I. dela Cruz, Jr., O.P. Brother Filemon was born on January 19, 1964, in Manila. He is the fourth child of Mr. and Mrs. Filemon and Cezarina dela Cruz. He entered the Dominican Pre-Novitiate in June 1980 and was vested with the habit of…

Reception of the Encyclical Fratelli Tutti by the Dominican Family in Latin America and the Caribbean

Reception of the Encyclical Fratelli Tutti by the Dominican Family in Latin America and the Caribbean

In order to facilitate communication among the entities, to promote dialogue on themes of common interest and to support the ongoing formation of the Dominican Family in Latin America and the Caribbean, the coordination team of the Interprovincial Conference of Dominicans of Latin America and the Caribbean (CIDALC) organised an online colloquium on the reception of the encyclical Fratelli Tutti…

Dominican Family and Human Rights: past, present and future

Dominican Family and Human Rights: past, present and future

Fr. Mike, the Dominican Family – especially in Spanish speaking countries – will be happy to receive a new contribution to Justice and Peace with this book. Can we still say that there are Dominicans who are dedicated to the defence of the most vulnerable? Where do we find them and who do they defend? There remain so many Dominicans…

New General Promoter for Justice and Peace

New General Promoter for Justice and Peace

Brother Aniedi Okure, O.P. is the new General Promoter of Justice and Peace and the new Delegate to the United Nations. He was appointed by the Master of the Order, Brother Gerard Francisco Timoner III, O.P., on October 25, 2020, and assigned to the Convent of Santa Sabina, Rome, on December 10, 2020. Until his appointment as the General Promoter…

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