New Prior in Macao

New Prior in Macao

On 24 November 2021 Fr Javier Gonzalez accepted his office as Prior of St Dominic’s Priory in Macao. Three days later, he took the office during the community prayer of Vespers. It was a simple, meaningful ceremony, which consisted in the profession of faith and the...
Advent is a Time of Preparation

Advent is a Time of Preparation

What is Advent? The word Advent is derived from the Latin word advenire, meaning ‘to come’, referring to the coming of Christ. In the Catholic Church, Advent refers to the four weeks preceding Christmas, a time of liturgical celebration that highlights the...
Where does virtue come from?

Where does virtue come from?

We all want good things, when we encounter something good, whether it be the type of food, or car, or smartphone, our first question is often: where can I get that? Virtue is a good thing. A virtuous person possesses an undeniable appeal. A virtuous person can inspire...
Profession Renewal in Saint Dominic’s Priory Macau

Profession Renewal in Saint Dominic’s Priory Macau

On 8 September 2021, the feast day of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, our Burmese Brother Fermin Saw Simon Htoo renewed his profession in Macau. The renewal ceremony took place during the conventual Mass at St Dominic’s Priory, in the presence of the...