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MO Christmas Message 2020

Christmas Message from the Master of the Order, 2020

Rome, 20 December 2020
Prot. 50/20/614 Letters to the Order

What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes… and touched with our hand concerns the Word of life…made visible;  Him we preach…so that our joy may be complete.

I John 1:1,3-4

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Christmas, whether in a time of pandemic or prosperity, is a celebration of the inscrutable nearness of God who dwellswithin and among us; a thanksgiving to our generous God who gives Himself as gift.

Dominican Month for Peace 2020

Dominican Month of Peace, 2020

from 29 November to 1 January 2021

The annual Dominican Month of Peace highlights peace-building projects which the Dominican Family has set up in a chosen country. After having organised solidarity events throughout the world in favour of Colombia (2017), the Democratic Republic of Congo (2018) and India (2019), the Justice and Peace Commission of the Order of Preachers has chosen this year to turn attention to the efforts of the Dominican Family in Ukraine in favour of peace.