Links


Dominican Laity Interprovincial Council: http://www.laydominicansofnorthamerica.org/

History of the Order:

Book (pdf document of 117 pages): “Dominican short history”, W.M Hinnebush o.p., year of publication, edition

your comment on the document:  ex  Make a large and complete picture of the dominican order history….(1 to 3 lines)

and then the document itself when it is possible and if not, we will put a list of suggestion of readings on the subject

 

Order of Preachers:  Novitiate Program

*Note-If possible these books should be  read before commencing with the program

1-Images of God-(*Book-“Jesus Today” by Albert Nolan OP, &other sources)

Also discuss the article “The False God’s we Sometimes Teach” by Fr.  Raymond Devettere

The God-of Prize and Punishment

               -of the Stare

               -the Tease

-the Torture

-Big Daddy

2 &3-Jesus-Mission & the Kingdom-  (*Book-“Jesus Before Christianity “ by Albert Nolan OP)

4&5-*OP History of the Order –Dominican Short History by WM Hinnebush OP

6-OP Lay History -by Weber OP

Read-The Purpose of the  Dominican Laity by Charles Malatesta OP @

http://www.dominicanwitness.com/?page_id=1022

 

Read History of Fraternities of St Dominic  @

 

7 & 8-OP-Sprituality and Tradition (Dominican Spirituality by E. Borgman OP will be supplied if available)

Dominican Spirituality is-

  • a Christian Spirituality

                        – of incarnation, belief in the goodness of creation & humanity

-Marked by joy, optimism, tenderness, & compassion

-Human, every human is made in the divine image

-Inner conversion to the Gospel, to grace & love, not any rule

-Christocentric Spirituality, Jesus the boundary breaker

-Evangelical, poverty, apostolic zeal

-Practical ,useful & active in the world

-Parliamentary Democracy

-of Truth

                        -of Fraternal Community

 

Dominican Spirituality by Edward Schillebeeckx  OP@

The Prophet, Justice & the Ministry of Spiritual Direction by Ellen O’Shaughnessy OP@

http://www.dominicanwitness.com/?page_id=1064

Dominican Life @

Sacred Preaching & Dominican Spirituality by Liam Walsh OP @

Other articles:

The Spirituality of St Dominic & The Dominican Mission by Felicisimo M. Diez OP

Dominican Spirituality  & Tradition by Gabrielle Kelly OP

9-OP -Iconic Sisters & Brothers –see famous Dominicans etc @

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominican_Order

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie-Joseph_Lagrange

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Girolamo_Savonarola

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_de_C%C3%B3rdoba

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Baptiste_Henri_Lacordaire

http://www.willingshepherds.org/Lives%20of%20the%20Saints.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigrid_Undset

http://www.bettnet.com/frassati/

ki/Yves_Congar

 

 

 

 

10-OP Lay Constitution/Rule @

http://www.dominicanwitness.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/RULELatinEnglish_2007.pdf

 

11-Church  and Mission -Candidate #2-Unit2 @

12-Church in the Modern  World, Challenges & Resolutions-multi sources-candidate #2 –unit #6@

Also article by Dutch Dominicans-“Towards the Church with a Future” @

Also article “Anointed for Mission; Who is Called to Preach the Gospel” by Mary Hilkert op @

http://www.domlife.org/PreachingResources/hilkert_anointedmission_en.pdf

Also the New Religious Landscape in Europe by Dominican Provincials of Europe@

 

 

13-OP Mission /Preaching  the Gospel-

Dominican Family is Called to Respond by Liam Walsh op @

http://www.dominicanwitness.com/?page_id=1054

Read-Contemplation, The Vocation of the Dominican Order by Giles Hibbert OP@

http://www.dominicanwitness.com/?page_id=1092

Read-Mercy,The Heart of a Dominican by Chrys McVey OP @

Read-The Word of God & World Religious & Cultures by Claude Geffre OP @

Other article:

Dominicans :Prophetic Preaching by Sarah Sharkey OP

Being a Dominican Today-Chrys McVey OP