The call to become a Dominican friar comes from God. People seek to serve the Lord in varied ways, but when a person is really passionate about the preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and bringing people closer to God by spreading that same Gospel, then the question of serving as a Dominican becomes […]
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This is a difficult question to answer!How do I know that I am called? We are all familiar with the story of Saint Paul on the road to Damascus (Acts of the Apostles, chapter 9) where he encountered God and was called. It is the story of a truly inspiring and dramatic calling, one that […]
Dominicans are preachers of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.Dominicans in Today’s World The motto of the Order is veritas (a Latin word meaning “truth”). We are therefore charged by the Church with preaching the truth of the Gospel message. Since the Dominican Order was founded almost 800 years ago, Dominicans have been at the forefront […]
A short video in which brothers of the Irish Province of the Dominicans share a few concepts about different aspects of our Dominican vocation and the Dominican Life. Some of these elements are our prayer and contemplation, our praying together in choir, our life of study, of preaching and ministry and of community.
Pilgrimage to Knock in County Mayo, Ireland. Knock is the national shrine of Ireland, and the Dominican Pilgrimage is traditionally the last one of the pilgrimage season.