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The grace of unexpected encounters

Reflection for the Palm Sunday 2021 🇫🇷 Lire la version français ci-dessous They led him out to crucify him. They enlisted a passer-by, Simon of Cyrene, father of Alexander and Rufus, who was coming in from the country, to carry his cross.Mark 15, 21...

The weat field

Springtime image

Reflection for the fifth Sunday of Lent 2021 🇫🇷 Télécharger la traduction française (via DeepL)🇪🇸 Descarga la versión en español (via DeepL) If the grain of wheat that falls to the earth does not die, it remains only a grain of wheat; but if it...

Jesus and Nicodemus

Laetare !

🇪🇸 Versión en español a continuación Reflection for the fourth Sunday of Lent 2021 God so loved the world that He gave his only Son.Jn 3:16 The fourth Sunday of Lent is called Laetare Sunday. “Laetare” means “rejoice”, and the Church exalts us to...

Church of Demetrios Loubardiaris

To build a temple

Reflection for the third Sunday of Lent 2021 “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up” (John 2: 13-25) On the third Sunday of Lent, we meet the angry Jesus. His anger is caused by the desecration of the dignity of the...

Transfiguration

When God transfigures our lives

Reflection for the second Sunday of Lent 2021 There are those moments, when I feel frozen. Not able to move. My mouth half open and my eyes big as the moon. Moments when time seems to stop, but that go away way too fast. Some may think I write about...

Lent 2021

Lent 2021

O God, our Creator, Redeemer Paraclete, in prayer we lift our praise, our blessing, our preaching. And this opens our Jubilee prayer, as a Dominican this first and opening line lifts our heart, our gaze, our life, our soul and our very being to God...

Bars on the window, but an open heart

After the American prison in Norfolk, a Belgian prison also has a Dominican lay fraternity, supported by Lay Dominican Ludovic Namurois, Provincial President. Working on the periphery is characteristic of Dominican spirituality, for example with...

Stained Glass Window Nativity Scene

Christmas Message from ECLDF, 2020

Dear brothers and sisters in St. Dominic May God our Father give you Grace and Peace.  cf-1Cor As you know we leave behind us a Liturgical year that has been challanging and frought with sadness and pain, loss and suffering, but we look...