Entries by Luuk Dominiek Jansen OP

Profession 2009

A brief account of the Simple and Solemn professions made in St. Saviour’s, Dominican Priory in Dublin, Ireland. One of our brothers renewed his simple profession during Morning Prayer and another brother made his solemn profession at Mass.

Signs of a Vocation

Many people during their lives consider the possibility of priesthood or religious life and fail to do anything about it. Sometimes people feel inadequate or ill-equipped to take on the task of following God in this special way. This is quite normal! Indeed, one does not have to be a theologian or philosopher or indeed […]

Dominican Vocation

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 […]

How do I know that I am called?

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 […]