Dear Pilgrim, As part of the preparation for the great encounter in Madrid, we would like to strongly encourage you to read the message of Our Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI addressed to all the young people in anticipation of the 26th World Youth Day in Spain. Learn about the theme of this international festival of faith and […]
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A sketch of the ten days: Friday 12th- Monday 15th: a tour of Historical Dominican sites Tuesday 16th: Pilgrims arrive in Madrid for WYD Feast of the Assumption of Mary Opening Mass with Cardinal Rouco Wednesday 17th: Catechesis (teaching) sessions Various Youth Activities Thursday 18th: Catechesis (teaching) sessions Papal Arrival and welcome Various Youth Activities […]
What is World Youth Day? World Youth Day (or in short ‘WYD’) is an international event, organised by the Church, for young Catholics from all over the world. It was initiated by Blessed Pope John Paul II in 1985. It is celebrated at diocesan level annually, and at an international level every two or three years each time in a different country. When […]
The 26th World Youth Day took place last August in Madrid, Spain. The Friars of the Dominican Order of Ireland organised a pilgrimage to Spain for young Irish people from the 12th to the 22nd of August. In addition to the week spent in Madrid, the pilgrimage included a few initial days of sightseeing in Spain to places of cultural and […]
On the 11th of April we celebrated the Diaconate Ordination of brother David Barrins OP. The video of the ordination if now available online.
On the Gospel of Luke 9:51-62 This week’s Gospel is again taken from the Gospel of Luke chapter nine (Lk 9:51-62). The time is drawing near that Jesus will be taken up to Heaven and He sets His eyes on Jerusalem. At the end of the opening paragraph we read that “he set his face […]
Brother David Barrins OP was ordained as Deacon on Sunday the 11th of April. Please see below a few images from the ceremony:
On Saturday the 3th of July, brother David Rocks will be ordained priest in the Dominican Priory in London. Please keep brother David in your prayers as he prepares for his ordiantion day.
On Thursday the 24th of June, the Pope visited a community of cloistered nuns in the Dominican convent of Santa Maria del Rosario in Rome’s Monte Mario district. The picture, as seen on the side, is the picture St. Dominic brought to San Sisto when he established the nuns there. Please find the homily Pope […]
On the Wednesday General Audience of the 23th of June 2010, Pope Benedict XVI continued and completed his exposition on Saint Thomas Aquinas O.P. This week the Pope is talking about the The Summa Theologiae. Please find a translation of the text below:
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- An examination of the proposals to amend Art.40.3.3February 8, 2018 - 4:27 pm
- Solemn Profession of Sr Cathy O.P.February 6, 2018 - 6:51 pm
- Vocations Icon – GalwayFebruary 5, 2018 - 2:49 pm
- Empire of the Cross (Documentary)January 30, 2018 - 7:47 pm