This weeks Gospel is from Mark 10:2-16. On reading it, it seems a difficult gospel to comment on, and as I don’t have time to write a reflection tomorrow I will leave it short. As so often, the “Pharisees came up and in order to test him asked, “Is it lawful for a man […]
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This Sundays Gospel reading is from Mark 9:38-43,45,47-48. What jumped out at me straight away when reading this Gospel this morning was the the beginning of the passage: John said to him, “Teacher, we saw a man casting out demons in your name, and we forbade him, because he was not following us.” (Mar 9:38 […]
It seems that all is getting back to normal… the last two weeks have been a pleasant mix of reflection and proclamation, of quietness and busyness, but I am glad that next week we will resume into the “more normal” life with the start of college and more regular community life… However it really […]
A brief account of the Simple and Solemn professions made in St. Saviour’s, Dominican Priory in Dublin, Ireland. One of our brothers renewed his simple profession during Morning Prayer and another brother made his solemn profession at Mass.
Reception of the Habit of thirteen Novices in St. Mary’s Priory in Cork
A recording of the solemn and simple profession, September 2008. In one celibration, 3 brothers made their simple profession and 3 brothers their solemn:
A recording of the “Recordare Virgo” with images from St. Mary’s, the Dominican Church in Galway:
A recording of the first Solemn Vespers at Christmas: Part 1: Part 2:
A video containing images of the Dominican Life in our priories interwoven with street images of Dublin.
Many people during their lives consider the possibility of priesthood or religious life and fail to do anything about it. Sometimes people feel inadequate or ill-equipped to take on the task of following God in this special way. This is quite normal! Indeed, one does not have to be a theologian or philosopher or indeed […]