on November 27, 2006
First Gathering Planned for Dominican Young
NY – November 27, 2006 --Gina Fleming, OP, Youth Promoter for
the Amityville Dominicans announced recently the first gathering of
Dominican Young Adults USA. The meeting will take place July 19-22,
2007 at Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, OH. The meeting will be
the first of its kind in the USA.
Dominican Add Their Voice to Call for Closure of School of the Americas
Ft. Benning, GA November 27, 2006-- Dominicans
from many different congregations joined over 22, 000 others in calling
for an end to the US support for the combat-training school for Latin
Newly Formed Association of Dominican Nuns Holds
DATELINE -- [November 27, 2006] The first meeting of a newly created
association of Dominican Monasteries was held November 1-6, in Elmira,
New York. The meeting marks the beginning of a new chapter in Dominican
monastic life in the US. The group of nine monasteries is an outgrowth
of a continuing process that has evolved over the last 25 years. READ
800th Anniversary Opportunity
Tour Planned to Trace the Steps of St. Vincent
FOREST, IL. Fr. Al Judy, OP of the Central Province will lead a special
800th anniversary tour of northern Spain and southern France to mark
the life of St. Vincent Ferrer. The trip will include a visit to Valencia
for the celebration of their annual Fiesta San Vicente de Ferrer. Barcelona,
Spain, and in France: Perpignan, Avignon, Carcassonne and Toulouse.
Columbus Dominican Wins Mother Theresa Award
Sister Thoma Swanson of St. Mary of the Springs has taught high-school
and college students in America for decades and has helped Peruvian
artisans escape poverty. But it was her artwork, including stained-glass
windows, that earned one of this year’s Mother Teresa Awards,
presented by the St. Bernadette Institute of Sacred Art in Albuquerque,
Faith and Film
The Prestige Offers Gloomy London Rivalry
Film critic, Tom Condon, OP, offers his thoughts
on the latest magician's mystery: The Prestige. The film centers
on the rivalry between two magicians in 1890’s London: Robert
Angier, (Hugh Jackman) and Alfred Borden (Christian Bale). Angier blames
Borden for the death of his wife in a magic trick, when the two were
working together. They go their separate ways, becoming bitter rivals.
Each tries to win fame, while outdoing the other.
Does Anybody Have $371.44?
FRANCE - November 27, 2006 - Many Domincans around the world are helping
to fund the renovation of the basilica of the Monastery of Our Lady
of Prouilhe, France.To date, In the USA, the collections has grown to
$6,039.26 which is €4710.15. Madeline Tacy, OP (Hope) who has been
leading the Pennies for Prouilhe project, would
like to be able to send €5,000 which is $6410.70 meaning the collection
is $371.44 short.
R.B. Williams, OP (St. Martin)
who joins our preaching resources page. Read
Three St. Martin Province friars missioned
in Ecuador. READ MORE
800 Years Later: Together at the Family Table As part
of the celebration of our 800th anniversary, IDI publlished
published an excellent reflection by Brian Pierce
on being Dominican and Family. Thanksgiving and Advent is a perfect
time to reflect on his words. (PDF) Open
NEDSix Meeting: Over 300 Dominicans
celebrate start of Cycle II of NEDSix
Canadian Dominicans celebrate Ordination
and Profession of Laity. Read
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.