Nativity: Père Marie-Alain Couturier (1897-1954) frescoe originally created in the sanctuary of the Dominican Retreat House, Elkins Park, PA. Presently erected in the Academic Center, Dominican House of Studies, Washington, DC.
Christmas Greetings from Around the World
Dominican Life | USA is pleased to convey Christmas greetings and blessings to you from around the Dominican world. From David Michael Kammler, OP Promoter of the Laity; from Carlos Linera, OP and Toni Harris, OP Co-Promoters of Justice and Maria Fabiola Maya Valzaquez, OP International Coordinator of Dominican Sisters International.
Video Highlights How Dominicans Put the Gospel
SANTA SABINA - November 27, 2009 --The Gospel in Action is a video preaching project in which Dominicans around the world inspire us to greater ministry. View a compelling 25 minute video that tells the story of six brethren involved with the poor in France, Brazil, West Africa. READ MORE
Where Do Dominicans Preach?
Almost every member of the Dominican community has at some point been asked the infamous question: “So, where do Dominicans preach?” For those who attended the 11th annual Dominican High Schools’ Preaching Conference, the answer is automatic: “Where don’t they preach?”
Dominican in Brazil Threatened Over Work on Land Reform
Dominican Sr. Geralda Magela da Fonseca, OP, 47, (Roman) is under death threat because of her work for Land Reform in Brazil. She has been ministering in the Jequitinhonha Valley for the last 17 years and was inspired by the ministry of Sr. Dorothy Stang ND de Namur.
Peace Team in Kenya
KENYA -- December 18, 2009 -- Sister Sia Temu recently in NY reported on the work of the Maryknoll Sisters Peace Team in Kenya. The Sisters on the Team come from Multicultural backgrounds themselves and are committed to engage in effecting change in society through working with peoples from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. READ MORE
Faith and Film: Precious and Fantastic Mr. Fox
Tom Condon, OP has reviewed two recent films of vastly different subject matter: Precious, about an obese teenager struggling to deal with her hellish life and Fantastic Mr Fox. Can a stop action film evoke Dominican values? Read Tom's reviews.