From October 4 to 10, 2018 the Third International Congress of Lay Dominican Fraternities will be held in Fatima, Portugal. The deadline for registration is extended to the 31 July.
Duncan MacLaren, of the Glasgow Lay Dominicans, is a member of the International Dominican Commission for Justice and Peace in Geneva and he asks for the help of all the European Lay fraternities:
At the first meeting of the new Provincial Council of the Laity, on 16 June 2018, it was decided that a new form of Provincial formation and awareness meetings would be tested, open to all.
On the website ‘The Word’ you will find a daily dose of Dominican preaching from members of the whole Dominican family. Lay Dominican Ruth Anne Henderson, O.P. contributes to this way of preaching regular.
The Third International Congress of the Dominican laity will be held in Fatima, from October 4 to 10, 2018. For this Congress a prayer was prepared. Let us pray together in preparation for this meeting.
The General Promoter of the Laity, fr Rui Carlos Lopes has inaugurated a Forum to help prepare for the International Laity Congress in Fatima in October 2018.
The Hungarian Lay Dominican Nikolett Murányi had been meditating on writing a Eucharistic Creed during the last 20 years, and finally this year she prepared it. A group of theologians corrected and approved this text. You can find it below in 9 languages. Nikolett writes in an explanation: ‘I think that Jesus Christ’s true…
The International Dominican Commission for Justice & Peace (IDCJP) met in Geneva and Estavayer-le-Lac in Switzerland September 28 – October 3, 2017. Duncan MacLaren, a Lay Dominican of Scotland, is a member of this commission.
A year ago, on 14th June 2016, the Lay Dominicans of the Spanish province organized the symposium “Religions in today’s world”. The video of this symposium is now available on YouTube and the original Spanish language is translated (subtitles) into English and French.
Ahead of the 2018 synod on youth in Rome, a group of Catholic young people are asking for testimonies and signatures in support of the canonization of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati.