Daily archives: 2016 19 December

Lay Dominican Formation My journey of faith with the Dominican family, began  in 1976 at The Church of St. Dominic in Mississauga.  My heart was touched by the ability of the friars and sisters to preach and to live out the Gospel.  They celebrated the different liturgies (Eucharist, Baptism, Vespers etc.) in a very joyful […]

When Dominic founded the Order of Preachers, the premises of the various branches of the Dominican family were already present. Nuns, brothers and lay people participated from very the beginning of the Order in it‘s dissemination. This intuition of a common mission, of complementary charisms have probably contributed in preventing that traces of our father […]

!Dominic, a man of the 13th century… but also the 21st! « Praying like Dominic » with Catherine Aubin from the Roman Congregation of St Dominic; a family experience in this 800th!   The Dominican Nuns of Shawinigan hosted, during their annual retreat, sister Catherine Aubin from the Roman Congregation of St Dominic and a […]

  By Andrea Di Giovanni   Introduction The following is the text of a talk I gave on “Mercy in the Bible” as part of a Lenten series on the Year of Mercy. Creation To begin to talk about Mercy in the Bible, let’s start with Creation. According to Genesis, “In the beginning, when God […]