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 second day of the Assembly the participants discussed the Youth Movement and the laity as branches of the Order. Guest speakers were José Alberto de Blas, the secretary of the International Dominican Youth Movement (IDYM), and Francesco Andriulli, a former member of the Youth Movement and a Lay Dominican.
It is now possible to register for the Assembly of Lay Dominican Fraternities in Bologna from 21 to 26 May 2014 for delegates and for observers. Here you will find all the registration and authorisation forms. Please read them carefully!
On April 21-22 2017 the province of Hispania (Spain) is organizing the First International Conference on Religious Marketing. This conference fills a gap that was felt in the Church and mixes 3 passions: Creativity + Marketing + Church to create the first Congress of Religious Marketing.
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.
At the start of the 800-year Jubilee of the Dominican Order the renewed website of the European Council of Lay Dominicans (ECLDF) is launched. Be welcome!
After conferring with Lay Dominicans this Council was formed in May 2002. It consists of 5 members representing 5 regions: (Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America). and the General Promoter for the Laity.
The Lay Dominicans of the UK had an Assembly on 4th July 2015 in the Dominican Priory, Leicester. For the second time it was an Assembly ‘new style’: only one day with a good guest speaker and less talking about council subjects. The ECLDF was invited to be present at this Assembly. Leny Beemer- de Vos, president of the ECLDF, came for this meeting to Leicester.
After conferring with Lay Dominicans this Council was formed in May 2002. It consists of 5 members representing 5 regions: (Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America). and the General Promoter for the Laity,
The mission statement: The ICLDF is an international network for promoting greater communication between Lay Dominican Fraternities in order to achieve a more effective preaching of the Gospel.
At its official inauguration the Master of the Order, Fr. Carlos Aspiroz, confirmed the membership of this Council. Three of these members were elected and two appointed.
The creation of the European Council took place in Vienna in 1998 by the wish and approval of the Provincial Presidents, the Representatives and Promoters of the provinces. The aim of this Council was to create from the richness of our diversity a common voice for Europe.