Advent Masses 1986

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

Lights in the Vault of Heaven

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

Prisons Week

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

Colin Barnes RIP

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

Lay Dominican Assembly 2023

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.

Anna Baidoun RIP

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

Admissions in Edinburgh Fraternity

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