In 1986 the BBC broadcast the Advent Family Masses at Blackfriars Priory in Oxford. Mass for the First Sunday in Advent was celebrated by the Prior Fr. Timothy Radcliffe OP, with introduction and preaching (on the subject of hope in prayer) by Fr. Herbert McCabe OP. You can see all the BBC’s recordings of the
Alix Murray is a Lay Dominican in the Oxford Fraternity. In this Podcast she talks with Kathryn Laffrey about the art of the British monastic isle of Lindisfarne with its ancient Christian faith and history of Viking raids, including such artifacts as the Lindisfarne Gospels and the Doomsday Stone, in a conversation which encourages listeners
Fr. Timothy Radcliffe OP led the retreat for those involved in the Synod in Rome. He gave 6 reflections. They are each half an hour long, and you can listen to them on YouTube. (Some of the recordings include morning prayer for the retreatants, and the reflection starts half way through). If you would prefer
A Corporal Work of Mercy: Visit the prisoner God calls each of us in different ways to serve Him and our neighbour. This prisons week, you are invited to join a live Zoom meeting online to hear the testimony of how a lay prison chaplain became involved in prison ministry and evangelisation. Those over the
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Colin Barnes of the Edinburgh Fraternity. Colin died earlier today. Please keep Colin’s wife, Teresa, and his family in your prayers. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, And let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen
This year’s annual Assembly was on the theme of Synodality. Lay Dominicans from across the Province were joined by our Prior Provincial, fr. Martin Ganeri OP and the Provincial Promoter of the Laity, fr. John Farrell OP, for a day of talks, discussion, prayer and our Annual General Meeting.
Congratulations to Michelle who made her first profession in the London Fraternity on Sunday 10th September. Please keep Michelle and all the London Fraternity in your prayers.
The Dominican friars first arrived in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1239. They returned in the nineteenth century and St. Dominic’s church was opened by Cardinal Manning in September 1873. On 11 September 2023, Bishop Stephen Wright, Bishop of Hexham & Newcastle, celebrated Mass for the 150th anniversary, and blessed a new icon of St. Dominic, written for
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Anna Baidoun, who died this morning. Anna was a Lay Dominican of the Oxford Fraternity, who served as President of the fraternity, and also as secretary to the Lay Provincial Council. Anna’s funeral will take place at Blackfriars on Tuesday 10th October at 11.00 am. The
Congratulations to Alison, Anthony, Lillian and Tricia, who were admitted to the Edinburgh Fraternity on Saturday 2nd September. Please keep them in your prayers. The admissions took place as part of a Regional Day, where Lay Dominicans from Edinburgh, Glasgow and the North East of England met together, to spend time in prayer, to get