St Dominic and his Preachers of Grace conference

Fr Timothy Radcliffe, OP, Fr Richard Finn, OP, and other Dominican Friars, Sisters and Laity

Friday 23 June & Saturday 24 June, 2023, Assembly Hall, New College, Edinburgh

For full details of the programme and to book, visit

Assembly Hall, New College, Mound Place, EH1 2LX | St Columba’s by the Castle, 14 Johnston Terrace, EH1 2PW
St Mary’s R.C. Metropolitan Cathedral, 61 York Place, EH1 3JD.

Friday 23rd June

6pm- 6.50pm at the Assembly Hall – Words of Welcome & Overview from Fr Dermot Morrin OP & Fr Martin Ganeri OP, Prior Provincial

7pm – 9pm at St Columba’s by the Castle – Dinner.

Saturday 24th June

9am to 9.30am at the Assembly Hall – Coffee

9.30am – 10.30am ~ “The Several Histories of the Dominicans
in Scotland” Fr Richard Finn OP

10.30am – 11.20am – “The Province in my Time” Fr Fergus Kerr OP.

12 noon at St Mary’s R.C. Metropolitan Cathedral – Holy Mass for the Solemnity of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, with His Grace, the Most Reverend Leo Cushley, Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh as Celebrant, and Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP as Preacher, followed by Lunch at the Cathedral Hall.

2pm – 3.30pm at the Assembly Hall – “What We Now Do” Fr Nick Crowe OP, Prior of Blackfriars Oxford | Sr. Philomena Dzimba OP & Sr Chama Mwila OP, Dominican Missionary Sisters | Sr Angela Marie Russell OP, Dominican Sisters of St Cecilia, Elgin | Mrs Margaret Doyle, National President of Lay Dominicans

3.30pm to 4pm – Coffee break.

4pm – 5pm – “Preaching and the Imagination” Fr Timothy Radciffe OP

5pm – 5:40pm – “The Young Respond” Br Daniel Rowlands OP and Br John Church OP, Blackfriars Oxford | Sr Rose Rolling OP and Sr Magdalene Eitenmiller OP, Dominican Sisters of St Catherine of Siena | Miss Catherine Wallis-Hughes, Mr Alessandro Lorenzetti, Miss Karolina Haley, London Lay Dominicans | Miss Lilian Lee, Edinburgh Lay Dominicans

5.40pm – 6pm – Closing Remarks & Vespers 6pm-ish – Close.

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This conference is free, but donations to cover catering will be welcomed from those who can afford to do so.

Saint Dominic, pray for us!