Dominican events and occasions

Solemn Professions 2014: video

On the 7th of September six Dominican brothers made their solemn vows to the Dominican Order. The Solemn Vows are their profession to be part of the order until death.

Brothers David McGovern OP, Damian Polly OP, Ronan Connolly OP, Daragh McNally OP, Conor McDonough OP and Eoin Casey OP made their profession in the hands of Fr Gregory Carroll OP, prior provincial of the Irish Province, in St Saviour’s Church, Dublin.

Please have a look at the video below to get an impression of the celebration.

 

Habit Reception and First Professions 2013

The 14th of September, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, is the traditional day in which new novices in the Irish Province of the Dominicans receive their habit and start their noviciate year.

The next day, the 15th of September which is the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows, the novices who finished their noviciate year make their simple profession and who will subsequently move to the student house in St. Saviour’s, Dublin.

Below is a recording of the event with short testimonies of the brothers who made professions: brothers Matthew Farrell OP, Philip Mulryne OP, Jesse Maingot OP and Michael (Ronan) O Dubhghaill OP

Mass at the Close of the Academic Year

This video is a recording of the homily given by Fr. John Harris OP at the Mass for the closing of the Academic Year 2013. The Mass was celebrated in our Studium in Dublin by Fr. Gregory Carroll OP, our Prior Provincial, who was joined by the community and most of the teaching staff.

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Diaconate Ordinations 2013

 

Above is a short video showing the diaconate ordinations of brothers Colm Mannion OP, Luuk Jansen OP and Mathew Martinez OP. The ordinations took place in St. Saviour’s Priory, Dublin, the ordaining prelate was Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin of the Dublin Archdiocese.

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Video of the Habit receptions and first professions

The 14th of September, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, is the traditional day in which new novices in the Irish Province of the Dominicans receive their habit and start their noviciate year. It is then followed on the 15th of September, the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows, by the simple profession of the novices who finished their noviciate year and who will subsequently move to the student’s house in St. Saviour’s, Dublin.

World Youth Day Madrid – 2011

A short video of the Irish Dominican Pilgrimage to Madrid – 2011, starting with the visit to Caleruega, Salamanca, Avila, Toledo and then Madrid. 

Priestly Ordinations in St. Saviour’s 2011

Father Denis Murphy OP and Father Maurice Colgan OP were ordained priests on Sunday, the 18th of September 2011. Please see below a short video of the Mass:

Reception of Habits & Simple Profession 2011

On the 14th of September – the Feast of the Triumph of the Cross – the Irish Dominican friars received five novices during the conventual Mass in Saint Mary’s Dominican church, Pope’s Quay, Cork. On the same day (September 14th), during solemn vespers in Saint Mary’s Dominican church in Cork, Brother Alan Hopkins made Simple (first) Profession. On the following day, September 15th, during the conventual Mass, Brother Paul Hughes made his Simple Profession in the hands of the prior provincial Fr Pat Lucey OP. 

This short video includes images from the Reception of Habits and Br. Paul Hughes’ Simple Profession. 

New Novices and First Professions

This week on Wednesday, September 14th – the Feast of the Triumph of the Cross – the Irish Dominican friars received five novices during the conventual Mass in Saint Mary’s Dominican church, Pope’s Quay, Cork.

The five novices received are Gerard Flynn, Kevin O’ Reilly, Fr Murchadh O Madagain, Christophe Cole and Sean Crepin. 

 

 On the same day (September 14th), in the evening, during solemn vespers in Saint Mary’s Dominican church in Cork, Brother Alan Hopkins made first profession. On the following day, September 15th, during the conventual Mass, Brother Paul Hughes made his first profession in the hands of the prior provincial Fr Pat Lucey OP.

 

These are indeed very joyful days for the Irish Dominican Province and we ask you to keep all our brothers in your prayers. 

 

(For more details and photos, please visit Irish Dominican Vocations).

Upcoming events…

For the Friars of the Irish Dominican Province, the month of September is bringing with it a series of joyful events:

On the first Saturday of the month, September 3rd, our brother Brian Doyle OP will be ordained to the priesthood in his native Co. Wexford.

On September 11th, following the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lady, two of our brothers, Luuk Dominiek Jansen OP and Colm Mannion OP, will make their solemn profession in the Dominican Priory church of Saint Saviour (Dominick Street, Dublin 1), during the 11:30 am Mass.

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