A talk given at our most recent vocations weekend by Sr Tamsin Geach o.p.
Intrinsic to the Dominican vocation are the ‘four pillars’ of Study, Prayer, Community life and Preaching or the mission. I shall explore how study fits into Dominican life under the following headings:
1. Models of Study
2. Study and conformity to Christ
3. An intellectual life that is counter-cultural
4. Study as a source of unity
5. Study as asceticism
6. Study as mission
8. Freedom from and freedom for.
by Sr Ann Catherine Swailes
The observant among you will have noticed that at the moment the clothes worn by the priest at mass are not white, red or purple, but green, and, with a few interruptions, this will be the case until the beginning of Advent. What is the significance of all this?
A retreat given at Stone to the community of St Dominic's Convent, Stone, by Fr Nicholas Crowe on Wednesday May 25th 2016
Fr.Nick chose to take a look at discipleship – and in particular, religious life - from its New Testament roots. We have a responsibility to look at fundamentals, because we have to ‘stand in the shoes’ of younger people who are searching for their way ahead.
Jesus summons people in three ways to follow him:
by Cathrine Marie Keighly
||Sr Catherine Marie is part of a team on the Summer School Scripture course at the School of the Annunciation at Buckfast Abbey. The course runs from 1st-4th August. All enquiries to School of the Annunciation