Vocation for communion

Vocation for communion

Convent San Sisto (Rome), 28 December 2019 “If the superior is concerned about dialogue with her sister, she is taking care of her vocation,” says Fr Gerard Francis TIMONER III, O.P. Master of the Order. Gerard was invited to give a conference on religious life at the event “Creation: a project of God’s love for humanity” held in Rome from…

IN VIETNAM, FLOWERS ARE RELIGIOUS

IN VIETNAM, FLOWERS ARE RELIGIOUS

Vietnam celebrates the New Year 2020, from the 23rd to the 29th of January. A thing of curiosity is, the temples and pagodas are also scenarios for the meditation and mental serenity for petitioning personal and familial well-being.

A Vietnamese person inherits the long religious tradition of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism; moreover, he connects mythology and nature. His gods descend from the skies on the eve of the New Year to revisit the earthly affairs but the bad spirits also roam about. And even if the Christians would be a minority in town, they also pray to their God in the Tet.

Holocaust Memorial Day – 27th January 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day – 27th January 2020

A leading figure: the Blessed Giuseppe Girotti, O.P. The Holocaust Memorial Day, which will be celebrated on January 27, 2020, as it was established by the United Nations by the resolution 60/7 of the November 1, 2005. The importance of this date is because it wants to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, of the racial laws and all those…

STUDENTS OF THE ÉCOLE BIBLIQUE IN BETHLEHEM FOR THE EPIPHANY

STUDENTS OF THE ÉCOLE BIBLIQUE IN BETHLEHEM FOR THE EPIPHANY

December 6th, the day of the Epiphany, is celebrated very solemnly in Bethlehem. Students from the École Biblique went to the event organized by the Custody of the Holy Land. It was an opportunity for them to take a greater part in the spiritual and cultural life of the Holy Land. “On January 6th, the Catholic Church celebrated the Epiphany…

Convocation IDYM – NJOO UONE – KENYA • 2020

Convocation IDYM – NJOO UONE – KENYA • 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT International Dominican Youth Movement (IDYM) Members, all Dominican Youth, DYM Advisers (Lay and Religious) and OP Youth Promoters Dear brothers and sisters,We present greetings in Christ and in our father St. Dominic de Guzmán, wishing a Happy New Year to our fellow Dominican Youth, DYM Advisers and OP Youth Promoters!In the first quarter of 2019, we announced our upcoming…

New Archivist of the Order

New Archivist of the Order

Tabularii Ordinis Praefectus Frater Augustin LAFFAY, O.P. The Master of the Order, fr Gerard Francisco TIMONER III, O.P. has appointed  fr. Augustin LAFFAY, O.P. as the new Archivist of the Order. Fr. Augustin LAFFAY, O.P. tells us more about his journey: Born in 1965 in France, I lived mainly in Lyon until I entered religious life in 1994. After the baccalaureate,…

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