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on September 4, 2006
IN MEMORY of September 11th
Lord, take me where You want me to go;
Let me meet whom You want me to meet;
Tell me what You want me to say; and
Keep me out of your way.
Father Mychal Judge, OFM - FDNY -
first fatality at ground zero September 11, 2001
One Year After Hurricane Katrina Two Dominican Communities
Learn from Each Other
CATHARINE, KY August 28th, 2006, marked the one year anniversary of
when the anguish of Hurricane Katrina ravished and destroyed parts of
New Orleans. For many people, like the Eucharistic Missionaries of New
Orleans, this is a date they will never forget. However, for the St.
Catharine Dominican Sisters, it is the day when they warmly opened their
arms and welcomed other Dominican Sisters into their home and became
one. READ MORE
US Dominican Named
International Preaching Commission Announced
SABINA August 31, 2006--As part of a continuing process that has been
carried out in the Order since 1998, a newly named International
Preaching Commission has been announced by Chrys McVey, OP
(Pakistan) socius for Apostolic Life. US Dominican Cathy
Hilkert, OP (Akron) is among nine members named to the
commission by Bro. Carlos Azpiroz Costa, OP, Master General of the Order.
Dominicans Across the US Plan Prayer Day for
4 , 2006 -- In response to a call by bro. Carlos
Azpiroz Costa, OP , master general of the Order, Dominican
congregations, provinces, laity chapters and monasteries are making
plans to join other Dominicans onSeptember 21st and wrap the world in prayers for
Elkins Park Dominicans Announce Sale
of Motherhouse Property
PARK, PA ---The Dominican Sisters of Elkins Park, announced recently
that they have signed an agreement for the sale of the motherhouse property
including the Dominican Retreat House. The sale includes the 42 acres
of land and the five historic buildings of the campus: the retreat house,
St. Dominic Hall, St. Catherine Hall, which serves as the retirement
community for the congregation and several other buildings. READ
Dominican Associate Receives Peace Award
NJ August 6, 2006 – During a prayer ritual celebrating New Jersey’s
recent legislation that places a moratorium on capital punishment in
the state, Lois Seeligsohn, OPA, a mother, grandmother and an Associate
of the Caldwell Dominican Sisters, received the 2006 Dominican Peace
Initiative Award. READ
New Book On Holy Spirit
Fire of Love: Encountering the Holy Spirit
A new book by Don Goergen, OP (St. Albert) has just
been publsished by Paulist Press. Read Pat Walter's
review of the book, which she describes as a 'tour de force' on the
role of the Holy Spirit. Readable, traditional and fresh, Don Goergen's
book is a must have for serious and not so serious theology students.
On August 26, 2006 at St. Dominic Church in Miami, FL, St. Martin de
Province celebrated the ordination of three new Dominican priests. Orlando
Cardozo, Roberto Merced and Charles Johnson were ordained by The Most
Reverend Felipe de Jesus Estevez, DD, Auxiliary Bishop of Miami.
Since the time of St Dominic, more than 800 years ago, Dominicans have been
living and sharing the message of the Gospel. Today thousands of sisters,
nuns, priests, brothers, associates, and laity serve in more than 100 countries
around the globe.