Dominican events and occasions

Simple Professions 2010

The Irish Dominicans joyfully celebrated the first profession of eleven brothers of the province who have just completed their novitiate year. The event took place during the celebration of the Eucharist at Saint Mary’s priory church at Pope’s Quay in Cork. The video below shows the highlights of this great event:

Reception of the Habits 2010

The Irish Dominican friars received two novices into the Order on Tuesday, the 14th of September, the Feast of the Triumph of the Cross which is the traditional day for the Irish Province to receive new novices. During the celebration of the Mass at Saint Mary’s Priory church, Pope’s Quay, Cork, brothers Paul Mary Hughes and Conal Mary O’ Callaghan were clothed in the Dominican habit by the prior of the novitiate house of the Irish province, Fr. Edward Conway OP. Our new novices were joined by many of the Dominican brethren from around the Irish Province along with their friends and families in a simple ceremony. Below is a short video with the highlights of the day.

Diaconate Ordination David Barrins OP

Brother David Barrins OP was ordained as Deacon on Sunday the 11th of April. Please see below a few images from the ceremony:

Ordination Fr. Fergus Ryan OP

A recording of the “Recordare Virgo” with images from St. Mary’s, the Dominican Church in Galway:

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.

Reception of the Habits 2009

Reception of the Habit of thirteen Novices in St. Mary’s Priory in Cork

Solemn and Simple Professions 2008

A recording of the solemn and simple profession, September 2008. In one celibration, 3 brothers made their simple profession and 3 brothers their solemn:

Dominican Pilgrimage to Knock

Pilgrimage to Knock in County Mayo, Ireland. Knock is the national shrine of Ireland, and the Dominican Pilgrimage is traditionally the last one of the pilgrimage season.