Although this website of the ECLDF is primarily a European website, sometimes it is good to take a look across the borders. For the 800-year Jubilee the Dominican Province of St. Albert the Great in the United States (one of the four American Provinces, covering the states of Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming) wrote 52 short articles, which are free to use, e.g. in parish magazines. Below is a sample and a link to the inserts.
With this story about Gabrielius Edvinas Klimenka OP, Lay Dominican and theologian, the Vicariate of Lithuania, Latvia (Letonia) and Estonia is extending its hand towards deeper unity in the mission of preaching. They especially share this story with the Ukrainian and Russian Dominicans.
The Dominicans are organizing the first iVeneration in History. Following the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas (on January 28) there is an ostension of relics of Saint Thomas Aquinas in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris. Come and pray with us.
For each day of the Jubilee Year of the Order, that is November 7 2015 – January 21 2017, there is a lectio divina on the Order’s website (www.op.org). This lectio divina is prepared by friars, sisters and lay Dominicans all over the world.
The European Council of Lay Dominican Fraternities writes to all Dominican sisters and brothers: May the Earth during Bethlehem’s night become silent before the ONE who is coming and who is Neum Adonai – the whisper of Lord, the Word of the Father.