Entries by Luuk Dominiek Jansen OP

Dominican Pilgrimage to Knock

The year the National Dominican Pilgrimage to Knock took place on Sunday the 8th of October. Each year on the second Sunday of October all branches of the Dominican Family travel to the Shrine and lead the liturgical celebrations. As always pilgrims travelled from all the various Dominicans foundations throughout the island of Ireland. Especially noted were […]

Our Lady of the Rosary

Today we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. It is a special feast for us as Dominicans as according to Catholic tradition, in the 13th century, Mary, the Mother of God appeared to our Holy Father St Dominic gave him the Rosary and asked him that instead of praying the psalms on […]

Praying for Vocations with the Vocations Icon

Ultimately the call to religious life is a call by God. In order to hear this call an attentive openness to the presence of God and his direction in ones life is fundamental. The call to prayer and communion is universal. Subsequent it is only within the close relationship with God that can develop through […]

Light of Truth – 44

This week Fr. Philip Mulryne O.P. is back with Fr. Luuk O.P. on the program the Light of Truth. Taking up again the Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas, this week the discussion is on Question 12 of the Prima Parse. The main concern in this question is “How God is known to us”, and that […]

First Professions – video

On the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows four of our last years novices made their First Profession into the Dominican Order. The next step in their life as a Dominican is to go to our Studium, which is St. Saviour’s priory in Dublin. There they will study philosophy and theology in the coming years. We […]

Light of Truth – 43

This week Fr. Luuk O.P. goes back to the Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas in the program the Light of Truth. Fr. Luuk recaps briefly the aim of the Summa and the reason of studying our faith. The second part of the program looks at the question if science and logic can help in showing that God […]

Monthly Newsletter

The Irish Dominicans will start to publish a Monthly Online Newsletter. To Monthly Newsletter will feature a summary each month of our most important post on the website as well highlight new videos and other media publications. Any upcoming events in  he Irish Province will also be included. Please subscribe to our mailing list by […]

Credo Weekend

This past weekend the Dominicans organised a Credo Retreat Weekend. The retreat is called “Credo”because it is the Latin for “I believe”. The week-end is aimed at helping young Catholics unlock the treasures of the Church’s catechism and rediscover the beauty of being Catholic. In the last weekend about 20 people gathered together to learn about […]

Opening of the new Academic Year 2017-2018

On Monday evening 18th September the new academic year 2017-18 opened with the Mass of the Holy Spirit presided over by the Regent of Studies, Fr. Joseph Dineen OP. After the Mass Fr. Philip Mulryne OP was awarded his  STB (Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology) parchment by the Provincial, Fr. Gregory Carroll OP.  Fr. Philip completed […]

Solemn profession of Sr. Rose Miriam Collins OP

On Saturday  September 16th there was a special celebration in the Limerick Dominican Church to mark the solemn profession of Sr. Rose Miriam Collins OP. Sr. Rose Miriam took her perpetual vows on July 25 with 12 others of her  class in the mother house of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia in Nashville. Bishop […]