Entries by Luuk Dominiek Jansen OP

Light of Truth – 32

This week we start qitrh Question 1 in the Summa Theologicam written by Saint Thomas Aquians. Fr. Luuk Jansen OP continues to talk with Fr. John Harris OP about the start of the Summa. The first ‘question’ in the Summa looks at some of the foundations of our journey to God. Why do we need […]

Light of Truth – 31

The Light of Truth will from this week forward take a little more of a structured approach by following the Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas OP in order to discover more in depth various aspects of our faith. Fr. Luuk Jansen OP talks with Fr. John Harris OP about Saint Thomas as a theologian and […]

Light of Truth – 30

This is the 30th episode of the Light of Truth. Fr. Luuk Jansen OP talks about the plan for the coming episodes which includes the anwsering of questions which can be send to lightoftruth@dominicans.ie. In the rest of the program the focus is on the start of Lent and lent as a time to refocus, as […]

Light of Truth – 29

This week in the Light of Truth Fr. Luuk Jansen OP talks with bro. Philip Mulryne OP about Marian apparitions. The Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes is coming up on the 11th of February, so this week the Light of Truth looks at the apparitions of Our Lady in Lourdes to St. Bernadette. During the […]

S.T.B. Degree Conferrals

On the 28th January 2017, the Feast of St. Thomas, Frs. Damian Polly OP, Ronan Connelly OP  and Eoin Casey OP received their Bachelor of Sacred Theology (S.T.B.) degrees. This is a graduate-level academic degree in theology awarded after four years of theological studies at the Dominican Studium in Dublin. The degree was awarded by the Pontifical […]

Light of Truth – 28

This week the topic on the Light of Truth is Religious Life and Vocations. Fr. Luuk OP talks with sister Mara Grace OP about vocations discernment and religious life. Sr. Mara Grace is one of the four Dominican Sisters from the Saint Cecilia Congegation from Nashville, Tennessee, and has worked in the vocation office for some […]

Light of Truth – 27

We have reached the end of the Christmas season. Fr. John Harris OP and Fr. Luuk Jansen OP have a discussion around the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord. The story of the Epiphany gives so much to reflect upon. In this hour we look at some of those aspects and how they connect […]

Solemn Vespers – 800th Jubilee

To specifically mark the 800th anniversary of the Dominican Order, which got its appoval from Pope Honorious III on the 22nd of December 1216, various Dominican communities had special celebrations. In St. Saviour’s in Dublin a special Holy Hour with Benediction was held in the evening, and Solemn Vespers was celebrated at 6pm. The included […]

Light of Truth – 26

This week Fr. Luuk OP continues to look at the Gospel in relation to the season of Advent. This week the focus is one of the main charaters featuring in the season of Advent, the one who “makes the path straight”, “the voice crying in the wilderness”. Guided by the relevant scripture passage this weeks […]