Entries by Luuk Dominiek Jansen OP

O Spem Miram – CD Launch

On Friday the 26th of November 2021 the Dominican Friars of the Province of Ireland launched a CD with recordings of chants in honour of the the eighth centenary of the Dies Natalis of our Holy Father St. Dominic. The recording was carried out under the direction of Dr John O’Keeffe (Maynooth University), and features […]

A Life of Love: The Dominican Vocation

Three friars of the Irish Province of Dominicans, Finian Lynch OP, Jesse Maingot OP, and Conor McDonough OP, reflect on the Dominican mission. Filmed and edited by Andrew Ascough. To explore a vocation with the Irish Dominicans, contact Colm Mannion OP, colm.mannion@dominicans.ie, and visit irishdominicanvocations.com.

Launch of CD of Dominican hymns and chants

As part of the Dominican Jubilee 21 celebrations in honour of St. Dominic, a group of Friars of the Province of Ireland has recorded a CD of hymns and chants from the Dominican liturgical repertory. The CD, O Spem Miram (O Wonderful Hope) will be launched in St. Mary’s Priory Church, Tallaght, on Friday, November […]

Dominican Pilgrimage to Knock

On Sunday 10 October, the annual Dominican Pilgrimage took place again after last year’s pilgrimage was cancelled due to the pandemic. While smaller then other years many associated with the Dominican Family gathered in Knock on a very sunny day to celebrate together. Fr John Harris OP, the newly elected provincial, was the main celebrant […]

Simple Professions 2021

The day after the new Novices received their habits, the Novices who have completed their noviciate year make their Simple Profession. This is their official entry into the Order as Dominicans, and the brothers have made this profession for three years. They will now go to Dublin to start their studies in our Studium in St. […]

Habit Receptions 2021

The Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross is the Feast Day of the Irish Province of the Dominicans. This is also the day that new novices start with their noviciate and receive the Dominican habit. The noviciate – the first stage of formation for a Dominican friar – is a year-long period during which, […]

Solemn Profession

On the 11th of September, Fr. Columba Mary Toman OP made his Solemn Profession as a Dominican of the Irish Province. A native of Co. Down, Fr Columba Mary took his final vows in the St Malachy’s Church, Dundalk, where he has ministered for several years. His years of formation also saw him complete a […]

Provincial Chapter 2021

The Provincial Chapter of the Irish Province of the Dominicans is currently taking place in the Convent of St. Mary’s in Tallaght. Please remember the work of the Chapter in your prayers.