Entries by Luuk Dominiek Jansen OP

Dominicans and the Challenge of Thomism

  Last week the Dominicans in Poland organised a conference called: “Dominicans and the Challenge of Thomism”. The Dominicans and the Challenge of Thomism Conference was an opportunity for younger Thomistic scholars to discover the depth and diversity of Thomistic inquiry in the Dominican Order today. The conference was a wonderful experience and pointed to […]

Go, and do the same yourself

On the Gospel of Luke (10:25-37) At the beginning of this week’s gospel passage, we see a lawyer, someone who is well versed in the art of arguing, confronting Jesus with a question. It is written in the passage that the lawyer was trying to “disconcert” Jesus, or, in other words, embarrass or upset Jesus. […]

Ordination Fr. David Rocks OP

Father David Rocks OP was ordained priest by Bishop George Stack, auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of Westminster, on Saturday the 4th of July 2010. The ordination took place at the priory church of Our Lady of the Rosary and Saint Dominic, Southampton Road in London. Below are some images of the presbyteral ordination today.

Ordination of Father David Rocks OP

Today Father David Rocks OP was ordained priest by Bishop George Stack, auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of Westminster. The ordination took place at the priory church of Our Lady of the Rosary and Saint Dominic, Southampton Road in London. David was joined by the Provincials of the Irish and English provinces, his community, and many […]

Program

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?

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 […]

World Youth Day, Madrid 2011

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 […]