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ECLDF meeting in Croatia (2019)

ECLDF meeting 2019 in Croatia

French version, Spanish version & Video below. The European Council of Lay Dominican Fraternities (ECLDF) met from 24 to 31 July at the Convent of St. Catherine of Alexandria in Split (Croatia). Croatia was chosen because of our desire to make...

Being part of it feels good

Fourteen Lay Dominicans form the first Flemish Lay Fraternity in the Dominican Order. On August 8th, feast of St. Dominic, they committed to live according to Dominican spirituality.

Flowers among the ashes

On the website ‘The Word’ you will find a daily dose of Dominican preaching from members of the whole Dominican family. Lay Dominican Ruth Anne Henderson, O.P. contributes to this way of preaching regular.

We dream a hope for the others each Tuesday

I have never been a “prayer warrior”. On the contrary, I have always excelled more in practical issues than in kneeling before the altar. However, some years ago, when my sister and long-time close friend from the Fraternity confided to me about her...

Priest celebrate mass at the church

Strengthening our faith – Eucharistic Creed

The Hungarian Lay Dominican Nikolett Murányi had been meditating on writing a Eucharistic Creed during the last 20 years, and finally this year she prepared it. A group of theologians corrected and approved this text. You can find it below in 9...

A new council for European Dominican Lay Fraternities

The 10th Assembly gathered together in Fatima has elected a new council. The members for the next four years are Maro Botica, Felix Hoffmann, Damien McDonnnell, Ludovic Namurois, Vilija Šemetienė. As European member of the International Council...

Religions in today’s world

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...

A Muslim’s kiss

Brussels in May: a bright sun was blazing down on the Southern, Red, Moroccan neighbourhood of Saint Gilles. I was looking forward to summer as I sat outside a café in the Avenue Dejaer. On my green sweater, a black-and-white Dominican cross caught...