In this article, written by Fr. Rubén Martínez Ortega, OP, he shares the Dominican Family of East Timor’s celebration of the Feast of St. Dominic, as well as their second National Congress of the Dominican Youth Movement. “At least 120 youth people from almost all the places where the Order is present in Timor form 5 groups.” Read article
Read the latest news from the Dominican Institute for the Arts (DIA) about their gathering at the Weber Center in Adrian, Michigan from July 25-28, 2018. Please click here to read the DIA summer newsletter.
August 13, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – Sister Nancy Murray, OP (Adrian) – a theatrical performer who has portrayed St. Catherine of Siena in a one-woman performance throughout the world – received the Fra Angelico Award July 27 from the Dominican Institute for the Arts (DIA). The Fra Angelico Award – named after the great 15th-century Dominican artist – is the highest honor that the DIA bestows on its members.
The Fra Angelico Award presentation was one of the highlights of the 2018 DIA Gathering, which brought Dominican artists – visual artists, musicians, poets, photographers, film-makers, and others – to Weber Center in Adrian July 25-29.
“[A] delegation of U.S. Dominicans will travel to Iraq in late September, almost a year after having had postponed their trip because of instability in Iraqi Kurdistan.” Please click here to read more about the delegation and “about an opportunity for you to observe the fourth anniversary of the displacement of thousands of Christians and other religious minorities at the time of the ISIS invasion of Iraq.”
Award-winning documentary, South Texas Gentle Men of Steel – Los Padres, is now listed and available on Amazon Prime.
“I invite my Dominican brothers, sisters and friends to visit Amazon Prime and take a look at our documentary,” said Southern Dominican Province Friar Armando P. Ibáñez, O.P., writer-producer-director of the film which has won numerous international film awards, including Best Documentary April 2018, London International Film Festival.
“Our film is dedicated to the Dominican Order in commemoration of our 800th anniversary,” he said.
“Visits and viewing on Amazon Prime will really help us promote the film, as well as support our filmmaking work.”
Please click here to find the documentary on Amazon Prime.