Preaching Justice Volume II – Contributions of Dominican Sisters to Social Ethics in the Twentieth Century
During this year of celebration of 800 years of the Dominican Order, many events have taken place, including the book launch of “Preaching Justice II” in The Priory Institute on Wednesday 4th May 2016. At the launch Sr. Helen Alford OP and Fr. Francesco Compagnoni OP spoke on “Dominicans and Social Justice – looking back, looking forward”.
Fr. Francesco Compagnoni OP spoke about Preaching Justice Vol. 1 and the many great Dominican men mentioned there.
Sr. Helen Alford OP introduced the recently published Preaching Justice, Volume II which presents some of the key ways in which Dominican Sisters have promoted justice and contributed to social ethics in the 20th century, continuing on into the 21st.
The activities of a variety of Sisters, from twenty-six countries and various Dominican congregations across the world, are chronicled.
The book includes 2 chapters highlighting the contributions of the Cabra Congregation of Dominican Sisters. Chapter 6 describes the struggle against Apartheid in S. Africa, while Chapter 18 focusses on work for Peace and Reconciliation in N. Ireland
Inspiring and informative, “Preaching Justice II” should find a place in every Dominican community and is of special interest to anyone wishing to explore the diversity of Dominican Life as lived by the Sisters, especially in the variety of responses to challenging situations worldwide.
Further details are provided on the following weblink. https://sites.google.com/a/pust.it/pj2/home
For more information on buying the books go to Dominican Publications