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posted on October 22, 2007

2007 DLC Annual Meeting
Dominican Leaders Meet to Explore Frontiers of the Holy Preaching

DLC Annual MeetingLOUISVILLE, KY --Over 140 Dominican Leadership Conference members and guests moved closer to the frontiers of the Holy Preaching at the DLC Annual Meeting held here October 12-16, 2007. The group engaged in a dialogical process that included explorations of our common future and the wider international dimensions of Dominican life. The excitement and passion that accompanies new exploration was evident at the meeting. READ MORE

West Coast Dominicans Meet
New Wave Gathering of Dominicans

Los Gatos, CA,  September 16, 2007-- On an Indian Summer’s afternoon, 20 Dominican women religious from the communities of Tacoma, Mission San Jose and San Rafael met at Presentation Center in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains of California.  The purpose of the gathering was for these West Coast women newer to religious life, to pray, converse, preach and share recreation in order to foster relationship-building in the call to Holy Preaching. READ MORE

Meet This Year's Class of Dominican Novices

CDN logoST. LOUIS, MO--Four novices are engaged in the discernment and integration of Dominican Life at the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate here. This year's class is international in origin and reflects the growing global dimension of Dominican Life in the US. Meet them and hold them in your prayers.The Collaborative Dominican Novitiate (CDN) is a joint effort by the women in the Dominican Order to provide its members in initial formation with an experience of the larger Dominican Family. READ MORE

Song from '50s still paying off for Dominican
priest who co-wrote it

HAMMOND, La. (CNS) -- So what's a nice, mild-mannered, 72-year-old Dominican priest doing collecting thousands of dollars in royalty checks for a rock 'n' roll classic that he co-wrote in the 1950s -- a song eventually made famous by Ricky Nelson and one that has furthered the religious mission of the Dominicans? READ MORE

New Book on Murdered Dominican is a Must Read

A Life Poured OutA Life Poured Out: the killing of Dominican Pierre Claverie, the bishop of Oran, and his young Muslim in 1996, was both a symbol and the epitome of the mayhem that had gripped Algeria for several years. Claverie was a leading figure in his country’s search for a peaceful future. In laying down his life for the cause of reconciliation and peace among religions, he belongs in the company of Archbishop Romero, Martin Luther King, and other great witnesses of our time.

Author Jean-Jacques Pérennès, a Dominican priest and economist, lived and worked for ten years with Bishop Claverie in Algeria. He now serves as general secretary of the Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies in Cairo. READ MORE

Dominican Leads Discernment Workshop in Atlanta. READ MORE

Dominicans at Marywood sponsor new
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land,
Egypt and The Nile


Faith and Hope in New Orleans

Two years after Hurricane Katrina, how are the Dominicans doing? READ MORE

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