Entries by Luuk Dominiek Jansen OP

Saint Dominic Ibanez de Erquicia and companions

Feast day: 28th of September Martyrs, Memorial Saint Dominic Ibanez de Erquicia and Saint James Kyushei Tomonaga, Priests, Saint Lawrence Ruiz, Lay Dominican and Husband and Companions. On this day the Order commemorates sixteen martyrs who labored to establish the Church in Nagaski, Japan, and who were martyred at various times during the years 1633, […]

Reception of the Habits 2010

The Irish Dominican friars received two novices into the Order on Tuesday, the 14th of September, the Feast of the Triumph of the Cross which is the traditional day for the Irish Province to receive new novices. During the celebration of the Mass at Saint Mary’s Priory church, Pope’s Quay, Cork, brothers Paul Mary Hughes […]

Eleven Dominicans make First Profession

Saint Mary’s, Cork September 15th 2010 Back left to right: Brothers Damian Polly OP, Patrick Desmond OP, Ronan Connolly OP, Gary Burns OP, Daragh McNally OP, James Cassidy OP.Front left to right: Brothers Stephen Hackett OP, Eoin Casey OP, David McGovern OP, Stephen Jones OP, Conor McDonough OP The Irish Dominicans joyfully celebrated the first […]

Reception of Novices at Saint Mary’s Priory, Cork

Brother Conall O Callaghan, Fr Eddie Conway (prior), Fr Philip McShane (novice master) and Brother Paul Hughes after the reception of novices today. The Irish Dominican friars received two novices into the Order today at a ceremony during the celebration of Mass at Saint Mary’s Priory church, Pope’s Quay Cork. Brothers Paul Mary Hughes (Westmeath […]

New Master of the Order

My apologies for the late newsflash, we have been on our annual retreat fort he last week. But on Sunday, September 5, 2010 the Dominican Friars gathered together in General Chapter in Rome to elected Fr. Bruno Cadoré O.P., of the Province of France, as the new Master of the Order of Friars Preachers and […]

The Prodigal Son

On the Gospel of Luke (15:1-32) The parable of the prodigal son is one of the most famous and discussed stories of Jesus. The father welcoming his wayward son back with a warm embrace has become an ionic image of forgiveness and God’s love for each one of us. In response to the narrow minded […]

General Chapter of Dominican Order

September 1st to 21st 2010 in Rome The General Chapter of the Dominican Order has started on September 1st and will finish on 21st September 2010. One of the tasks of this Chapter will be to elect the 87th Master of the Order, which will happen on Sunday the 5th of September. This will be […]

Dominicansinteractive.com online

We have moved the Dominicans Interactive website to http://www.dominicansinteractive.com. The main reason for this is that the .com (and also the .org) domain names will aim more on an international audience than a .ie domain name. All links to Dominicanfriars.ie will still work and will be redirected accordingly to Dominicans Interactive.