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.
On the Feast of the Triumph of the Cross, September 14th, new novices will receive the habit of the Order in the Dominican church of Saint Mary, Pope’s Quay, Cork.
On September 15th, two of our brothers, Alan Hopkins and Paul Hughes will make first (simple) profession in Saint Mary’s priory church, Pope’s Quay, Cork.
Finally, on September 18th, two of our brothers Denis Murphy OP and Maurice Colgan OP will be ordained to the priesthood in Saint Saviour’s Dominican church, Dominick Street, Dublin 1.
We are delighted to share the news of these joyful events and we ask you to please remember all of these brothers in your prayers!
Photos and videos from the ordinations, professions and the reception of habits will be posted on our website in the coming weeks.