Friday, 18 September 2015

Video of the Reception of the Habits

We are delighted to welcome our four new novices to the Province. During the 11am mass in St. Mary's, Cork, the Provincial, Fr. Gregory Carroll OP, clothed the new novices in the habit of the Dominican Order.

The new novices were joined by their family and friends as well as many of the brethren from around the country. The Novice Master, Fr. Stephen Hutchinson OP, now takes charge of the novices for the coming year. The novices begin to live the life of a Dominican, praying with the community, having classes in the history and traditions of the Order, studying the Constitutions and spending time in personal prayer before the Lord.


The Irish province typically clothes new novices in the habit of the Order on the 14th of September, the feast of the Triumph of the Cross. Thus, not only is this day a day of celebration due to the reception of new novices, it is also a day of celebration for the wider province as the brethren remember their own reception of the habit.

Please keep the novices in your prayers during the coming year as they follow St. Dominic towards the Lord Jesus Christ. See more pictures of the habit reception here, Facebook

Friday, 1 May 2015

Diaconate Ordinations 2015

The Irish Province of the Dominicans rejoiced at the ordination to the Diaconate of six of its student brothers. Br's David McGovern, Damian Polly, Ronan Connolly, Daragh McNally, Conor McDonough and Eoin Casey were ordained this afternoon by His Grace, Diarmuid Martin, the Archbishop of Dublin.

Many of the brothers from the wider province were present to witness the largest ordination in the province since the early 1970's.

Below is a short video capturing some of the Ordination Mass. Some photos of the event can be found here.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Video of the Solemn Profession 2014

On the 7th of September six Dominican brothers made their solemn vows to the Dominican Order. The Solemn Vows are their profession to be part of the order until death.

Brothers David McGovern OP, Damian Polly OP, Ronan Connolly OP, Daragh McNally OP, Conor McDonough OP and Eoin Casey OP made their profession in the hands of Fr Gregory Carroll OP, prior provincial of the Irish Province, in St Saviour’s Church, Dublin.

Please have a look at the video below to get an impression of the celebration.
  

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