The European Council of Lay Dominican Fraternities writes to all Dominican sisters and brothers: A blessed and joyful Easter!
Between the 18th and 24th May the Lay Dominican representatives on the International Dominican Commission for Justice and Peace (IDCJP) call on all Lay Dominicans to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Laudato Si’ on the climate change challenge which is still with us even though all attention is on the coronavirus.
Within two weeks Lay Dominican delegates, observers and guests from almost all European Provinces and Vicariates will come together in Fatima for their 10th Assembly
Yesterday was the first day of the Assembly of the European Lay Dominicans in Bologna. In the plenary room (a Faculty of Theology classroom in the priory) the president of the ECLDF welcomes all the delegates, observers and promoters. Of course the day starts with morning prayer.
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.