Entries by Luuk Dominiek Jansen OP

Jesus taking a firm stand

This weeks Gospel is from Mark 10:2-16. On reading it, it seems a difficult gospel to comment on, and as I don’t have time to write a reflection tomorrow I will leave it short.   As so often, the “Pharisees came up and in order to test him asked, “Is it lawful for a man […]

The life of virtue

This Sundays Gospel reading is from Mark 9:38-43,45,47-48. What jumped out at me straight away when reading this Gospel this morning was the the beginning of the passage: John said to him, “Teacher, we saw a man casting out demons in your name, and we forbade him, because he was not following us.” (Mar 9:38 […]

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 […]