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March 21, 2009

A BBC Interview with Timothy Radcliffe

Timothy RadcliffeIn a new wide-ranging interview, on BBC's All Things Considered/Wales, former master of the Dominican Order, Timohty Radcliffe shares his experience of vocation, seeking the truth and the meaning of Eucharist. How does he address the crisis of fewer vocations (particularly in Britain)? "We have to offer a paradoxical happiness that is large enough for sorrow and freedom large enough to give your life away." READ MORE

Dominican Video Project: The Gospel in Action

A new project on the Dominican Order's website offers new video of how the gospel is being preached.The Gospel in Action is a video preaching project in which Dominicans around the world submit videos of ministries which put the Gospel in action or videos that inspire us to greater ministry. Our title comes from the Gospel of Luke 4:16-21. READ MORE

Blauvelt Dominicans
Reaching Across the Globe

March 4, 2009, BLAUVELT, NY -- You never know when a chance encounter can create new opportunities for collaboration.  Sisters Mary Ann Collins (Blauvelt), Terry Rickard (Blauvelt) and Peggy McVetty (Amityville) recently returned from a week in South Africa, where they provided training in Spiritual Direction to the Montebello Dominican Sisters in Durban, South Africa. READ MORE

Adrian Dominicans
Lending Solutions Helps Those Fighting Foreclosure

FlorekADRIAN, MI -- March 21, 2009 -- On February 22, ABC News reported on homeowner foreclosures and the ethical lenders who are providing a solution for homeowners to keep their homes. Adrian Dominican Sister Corinne Florek, OP, was interviewed by ABC News and explained how Catholic sisters were the pioneers who created the ethical lending model. READ MORE

Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids to Receive Faith in Humanity Award

NathalieGRAND RAPIDS -- The Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids will receive this year's Faith in Humanity Award, given by the Hugh Michael Beahan Foundation. The Faith in Humanity Award since 1987 has been given annually to a community member who exemplifies the ideals of the foundation's namesake.

LENT 2009: Dominican Call to Fast

There Must Be Another Way: March 21, 2009

There Must BeIn September, 2002, Jim Barnett, OP; Jane Abell, OP; Brian Pierce, OP and Sheila Provencher took on a water-only fast in Union Square, NYC. Moved by their public witness, Dominicans and friends around the world continued this great universal, interfaith prayer. Now, the four reflect on the experience. READ MORE

Apostolic Visitation Offers FaceBook Connection

apostolic visitationThe recently announced apostolic visitation of religous women in the USA has a website and offers a new FaceBook page to give readers an opportunity to offer prayer support and comments. Got FaceBook? Visit the site and add your voice. Don't have FaceBook? It is very easy to create one and add your thoughts. READ MORE

April Gift Giveaway
LAST DAYS TO SIGN UP! The deadline is coming for the chance to win some nifty gifts? Like a $50 gift card for Barnes and Noble or delivery of a loaf of delicious Sinsinawa Mound cinnamon bread every month for a year? Download this PDF brochure and participate in the DLC's annual fund raising project. LOTS of chances to win great gifts, just in time to welcome Spring. READ MORE

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Sinsinawa Retreat

First Annual Conference on Effective Liturgy: FORMED
by the WORD

July 30-31, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio

NCR is offering free access to the entire March 2009 issue of Celebration online

“Don’t be a sap, drink from the tap.” Read the latest on our Practical Planet about the myths of bottled water.