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Jubilee 800

To specifically mark the 800th anniversary of the Dominican Order, which got its appoval from Pope Honorious III on the 22nd of December 1216, various Dominican communities had special celebrations. In St. Saviour’s in Dublin a special Holy Hour with Benediction was held in the evening, and Solemn Vespers was

On Thursday 22nd, to mark the actual 800th anniversary of the day when Pope Honorius III confirmed the Order to St. Dominic as an Order of the universal Church, we have a Holy Hour in St. Saviour’s from 8.00 to 9.00, including Rosary, Benediction, and silent adoration of the Blessed

On Sunday 6th November the community of the Monastery of St. Catherine of Siena invited the members of the Province to join them to celebrate the Jubilee of the Order. Over 30 of the brethren attended vespers and night prayer which was followed by a festive supper together in the

On Thursday September 28th the Irish Dominican Province together with the renowned Irish born composer of great distinction and reputation Patrick Cassidy co-sponsored a concert in the National Concert Hall of Ireland to celebrate the Jubilee of the Order. The guest of honor at the concert was the President of

Led by Fr. Noel Mc Keown, O.P, assisted by Mr. Anthony Russell, teacher, lecturer, writer and historian, a bus load of interested people left the Dominican church in Newry on Sunday, June 12, at 9.00 a.m., heading for Newtownards, County Down. En route, information was given on places of interest

Bishop Kevin Doran, of Elphin, joined the Dominican Community of Holy Cross, Sligo, in celebrating St.Dominic’s Day. As the Order celebrates its 800th anniversary, Bishop Kevin took the opportunity to highlight the contribution of the Dominicans to the Sligo area down through the years and expressed his thanks to the