Image: www.olmcsandiego.org Next week we celebrate the lovely feast of the Visitation when Mary went to visit her much older cousin, Elizabeth. This came about because Gabriel, the Angel who told her she was to be the mother of Jesus also gave her more extraordinary news when he said Elizabeth was going to have a… Read More
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What is Life like for a Dominican Student Priest?
Life as a Dominican Student Priest For over 800 years the Order of Preachers, the Dominicans have been following in the footsteps of their founder Dominic Guzman, under the special care and patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In 1216 he established the Friars Preachers with approval from Pope Honorius III and later Pope Innocent… Read More
The Feast of the Assumption – What does it mean?
The Feast of the Assumption – What does it mean? The Feast of the Assumption The word ‘assumption’ means to take something for granted, even without proof. E.g. a mother might say to her child, who is off out to play in the evening, “I assume you have finished all your homework?” In the Catholic… Read More