Ordination of Fr Brian Doyle OP

Yesterday Fr. Brian Doyle OP was ordained to the priesthood in the church of Saint Catherine, Murrintown, Co. Wexford. The bishop of Ferns, Dr Denis Brennan ordained Fr Brian. This is the first of three priestly ordinations for the Irish Dominicans during the month of September as our brothers Maurice Colgan OP and Denis Murphy OP will also be ordained priests in two weeks time.

Thanks to Fr. Gerard OP for providing the pictures: http://www.irishdominicanvocations.blogspot.com/

Diaconate Ordinations 2011

On the 2nd of January, three young brothers were ordained deacons by the Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin.

Brothers Denis Murphy OP, Maurice Colgan OP and Brian Doyle OP were ordained as deacons in preparation for priestly ordination in the near future. Between them, they have been studying for the priesthood in the Dominican Order in Dublin, Maynooth, Oxford and Fribourg (Switzerland) for several years.

Below are some of the pictures taken during the celebration, a video account of the event will follow soon:

With thanks to Fr. Gerard Dunne OP for providing the pictures!

Ordination Fr. David Barrins OP

Find below some pictures of the priestly ordination of our brother David Barrins OP which took place in the priory church of Saint Mary’s, Pope’s Quay, Cork on the feast of our Lord Jesus Christ Universal King. The bishop of Cork and Ross, Dr John Buckey DD was the principal celebrant and ordaining prelate. The homily was preached by Fr Ciaran Dougherty OP. Father David was joined by his family, friends and his Domincan brethren at the ordination ceremony. Below are some images of the day.

With thanks to Fr. Gerard Dunne OP for providing the pictures!

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.