Entries by Luuk Dominiek Jansen OP

My Dominican Vocation

Dominican Bishop Anthony Fisher Answers Questions on Vocation, Faith, and More. Bishop Anthony Fisher is the Bishop of Parramatta, NSW Australia.  Before being consecrated a Bishop, he was a member of the Australian Province of the Order of Preachers.  In this video, Bishop Fisher answers questions at a local Theology on Tap at P.J. Gallagher’s […]

If you will, you can become all flame

On the Gospel of Luke (18:1-8) Before I took the Dominican habit, I was a religion teacher in a secondary school. Teaching is a wonderful job, challenging and never dull, and most of my students were a pleasure to teach: engaged, switched on, curious, questioning. Like any teenagers, they could be difficult at times, but […]

Dominicans on Pat Kenny show

The Dominican Pilgrimage to Knock featured on the Pat Kenny Show today. Marie Louise O’Donnell, giving the report, was on the pilgrimage with us. Please listen to the recording {play}http://www.dominicansinteractive.com/images/stories/audio/pod-v-13101011m13stodaywithpatkenny.mp3{/play}

National Dominican Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine

Yesterday was the annual Dominican pilgrimage to the Marian shrine at Knock, Co Mayo. This is traditionally the last official big pilgrimage of the season, and the Dominican pilgrimage each year consistently attracts large numbers from all around the county.   So, also yesterday several thousand people were present at Knock Shrine for the event. […]

Saint Louis Bertrand OP

Feast day: 9th of October Friar and Priest, Memorial Saint Louis was born in Valencia, Spain, on January 1, 1526, and in 1544 entered the Order against the wishes of his parents. He came to so exemplify the ideals of Dominican life that he was appointed master of novices. Combining an austere life with zeal […]

Your faith has saved you

On the Gospel of Luke (17:11-19) Jesus and his disciples are on the move. In today’s Gospel we find them traveling in the border area at the south extremity of the province of Galilee, and at the north end where the Samaritans lived. It is within this setting of a racially mixed area that Jesus […]

Our Lady of the Rosary

Feast day: 7th of October Feast From its beginning the Order of Preachers has shown special honor and devotion to Mary, Mother of God. The Rosary, which places before us the chief mysteries of the life, passion and resurrection of our Savior, has been one of the chief ways in which the Order has expressed […]

Blessed Raymond of Capua OP

Feast day: 5th of October Friar, Priest and Master of the Dominican Order, Optional Memorial Raymond delle Vigne was born at Capua, Italy, about 1330 and while studying at the University of Bologna entered the Order there in 1350. After holding various administrative and teaching positions in the Roman Province he was assigned to be […]