DOMINICAN JUBILEE 800 ENDS IN MACAU

DOMINICAN JUBILEE 800 ENDS IN MACAU

Jarvis Sy Hao, O.P. The 800 jubilee celebrations in the Hong Kong Macau-China Area will formally end on 22 December 2016, with a Solemn Thanksgiving Mass at the historic Church of São Domingos in Macau. The Eucharistic celebration will be presided by His Excellency,...

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Jesus Today

“I have given you a model to follow,
so that as I have done for you, you should also do”

Inspiration for today

“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated..” 

Maya Angelou

Dominican Thoughts

“A man who governs his passions is master of the world. We must either rule them, or be ruled by them. It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.

Saint Dominic

Chronicle of the Closing of the Jubilee 800

Jarvis Sy O.P. The closing of the Jubilee celebrations for the Province of Our Lady of the Rosary took place on 22 December, 2016 at the historic São Domingos Church at the historic center of the city. There was no other venue more appropriate for the occasion as it...

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THE PREACHER AND THE GRACE OF PREACHING

The Dominican brothers of St. Dominic’s Priory in Macau organized an academic lecture on preaching and invited the Missionary Dominican Sisters of the Rosary, and the members of the Dominican Lay Fraternity. The speaker was Brother Felicísimo Martínez, OP, an...

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POPE FRANCIS ON ABORTION

FAUSTO GOMEZ OP fustogomezb@yahoo.com      After the election of Pope Francis, many people throughout the world expected profound changes in the Church, in particular on the divisive issue of birth control, including abortion. In a previous piece, the author...

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A Pilgrim’s Notes: UNIQUE SIGNIFICANCE OF “TODAY”

FAUSTO GOMEZ OP faustogomezb@yahoo.com        The Psalmist invites us: Today listen to his (God’s) voice, harden not your hearts! (Ps 95:7-8). Today, not yesterday, not tomorrow! Today, harden not your heart by not listening to God’s voice, that is, by not doing good...

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CLOSING THE JUBILEE 800 IN MACAU

How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring glad tidings of peace, joy and salvation (Is 52:7) On 22 December 1216, Pope Honorius III signed the first papal Bull which approved the foundation of St Dominic’s community in Toulouse and took the...

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