Entries by Luuk Dominiek Jansen OP

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.

Keep your eyes fixed on Jesus

On the gospel of Luke 14:1, 7-14. The Pharisees were watching Jesus closely or even scrupulously (παρατηρεω). The people in power in Jesus’ time were eager to catch Jesus doing something that was unlawful, and subsequently to condemn Him. This was despite the many miracles he worked and the power of his teaching. Indeed because […]

Saint Rose of Lima

Feast day: 23rd of August Lay Dominican and Virgin Memorial Isabella Flores, commonly known as Rose, was born in Lima, Peru, in 1586, and became the first canonized saint of the Western Hemisphere. She made a vow of virginity at an early age and only with great difficulty overcame the objections and misunderstanding of her […]

The narrow door

On the Gospel of Luke (13:22-30) In today’s gospel Jesus gives his hearers a stark warning, concerning their place in his kingdom. Those who heard Jesus were mainly Jews, who presumed that their place in Gods kingdom was sure. After all they were children of Abraham. As such they followed the moral and liturgical laws […]