Entries by Luuk Dominiek Jansen OP

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 […]

Simple Professions 2010

The Irish Dominicans joyfully celebrated the first profession of eleven brothers of the province who have just completed their novitiate year. The event took place during the celebration of the Eucharist at Saint Mary’s priory church at Pope’s Quay in Cork. The video below shows the highlights of this great event:

Saint Juan Macias OP

Feast day: 18th of September Friar and Religious, Memorial Juan Macias was born at Ribera in Estramadura, Spain, in 1595 of a noble but impoverished family. Orphaned in early childhood, .Juan worked as a shepherd for his relatives, an occupation which provided him time for prayer. Inspired by a vision he left his native country […]