Please pray for the repose of the soul of Lionel Carriere, a very longstanding member of the London Fraternity, who died on Thursday 16th November 2023. Lionel had been terminally ill for some time. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord And let perpetual light shine upon him May he rest in peace Amen
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
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
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
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Maureen Hawkes, who died on Sunday. Maureen was a member of the Fraternity which used to meet in the New Forest, and for the last few years has been a Lone Lay Dominican, and a great supporter of the new group which is currently being established.
On July 19th 2023, Philip Owens was elected as President. Other positions were delegated as follows: Treasurer – Gigi Horsfeid Formation Officer – Christian Leitmeir Secretary – Mary-Jane Steijger Enquirers and “Keeping-in-touch” Officers – Alexandria Murray and Rhona Lewis Communications Officer – Teresa Jankowska Please keep the Council in your prayers