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posted on July 21, 2008

DLC Announces New NGO Representative to the United Nations in New York

Margaret MayceFOREST PARK, IL, July 21, 2008 -- The Executive Committee of the Domincan Leadership Conference announced this week that Margaret Mayce, OP (Amityville) will become the new NGO (non-governmental organization) representative at the United Nations. Margaret replaces Eileen Gannon, OP (Sparkill) who has served in this position for ten years and will move on to other ministry opportunities. READ MORE

Among those helping with recovery

Dominicans In Cluster Congregations Revisit New Orleans to Listen, Assist and Learn

NEW ORLEANS, LA -- July 14, 2008 --The Eucharistic Missionaries of St. Dominic and the Adrian Dominicans have dedicated themselves to support the people of New Orleans who are still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Katrina. Learn about what the seven cluster congregations found there in a recent visit to lend support and assistance. READ MORE

Mary MagdaleneJuly 22: St. Mary Magdalene
Patronness of the Dominican Order

Here is prayer service to use in celebrating the feast of St. Mary Magdalene.(Word document) MORE

Celebrating 10th Anniversary
Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference

High school preachingADRIAN, MI -- July 21, 2008-- “The Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference was an amazing experience for me and I will continue in the Dominican tradition for the rest of my life," said one participant as he left the campus of Siena Heights University. READ MORE

10th Biennial Dominican Colleges Colloquium
Educating Toward a Just and Compassionate World

MADISON, WI , July 21, 2008-- Imagine a family reunion; except at this reunion you are related to people from around the United States, and your family is 800 years old.  But at this reunion you came with maybe three or four other people you knew.  This experience is similar to the days of the Dominican Colleges’ Colloquium, which were recently held at Edgwwood College. READ MORE

Witness Against War Walk

Racine WalkRACINE, WI, July 21, 2008 -- On Thursday and Friday, July 17-18, Racine Dominican Sisters joined other Racine peacemakers in supporting the 450-mile “Witness Against War” walk from Chicago, IL, to St. Paul, MN. The walk began on July 12 and will conclude on August 31 in time for the start of the Republican Convention in Minneapolis. READ MORE

DIA Honors Film Maker with Fra Angelico Award

Dominic DeLay
COLUMBUS, OH July 21, 2008--- At its twelfth annual national gathering at Dominican University in  Columbus, Ohio,  the Dominican Institute for the Arts (DIA) named Dominic DeLay, OP, a friar of Holy Name Province, the 2008 winner of its Fra Angelico Award. READ MORE

Dominican Martyrs of the South

NEW ORLEANS, LA—In our 21st century, we may not remember—or even know about—some significant Dominicans who preceded us in today’s southern United States.  We may not realize that a few Dominican friars were martyred for their faith—five in the last century and three almost 400 years ago. READ MORE

Annual Appeal Comes to Final Weeks

support DomLife.orgFOREST PARK, IL --We have been encouraged by your continued support of Thanks you for your contributions. We promised not to keep asking for donations, so this is the last two weeks of our campaign, Be sure to use the handy links on the top of the page to support the preaching mission. READ MORE.

Please note: Dominican Life | USA will be taking a summer break for vacation and some meetings. So the next update will be August 25, 2008. Stay safe, have fun, be sure to wear sun screen and drink plenty of water. Call home and keep those cards and letters coming.
Anne Lythgoe, OP editor.

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