Evening Prayer, Cathedral, Cape Town This year 2013,as we know, was designated by Pope Benedict XVI as a Year of Faith. The quotation chosen for the Year of Faith was from the Acts of the Apostles: Chapter 14, verse 27, it states “They called the church together, and reported what God had done with […]
WELCOME: On 7 September 1863 the mail vessel “Saxon” sailed slowly into Table Bay – the realization of Bishop Patrick Raymund Griffith’s dream. History was in the making as the first six Irish Dominican Sisters stepped ashore in South Africa. They had responded to an appeal of Bishop Grimley, the second Vicar Apostolic of the Colony, […]
Day three of celebrations consisted of school mass where children from 23 schools participated. The celebrant was Archbishop Stephen Brislin and Fr Hugh O’Connor, Vicar for Catholic Education preached the homily.
Day 2 of the 150 celebration of the coming of the Cabra Dominican sisters to Capetown was celebrated with a mass of Thanksgiving. The celebrant was Monsignor Clifford Stokes assisted by Fr Hugh O’Connor. Fr Hugh welcomed everyone, reminding us that we have come to celebrate together, to meet one another together and to give […]
Launch of All … is Harvest: 2 September 2013 (Sr Brid Roe) Fifteen decades – a familiar phrase reminding us of a much loved prayer and reminiscent of the long beads we wore on our cinctures. What we are celebrating this week is fifteen decades of Dominican life and ministry here in Southern Africa – […]
Here in Argentina all our sisters in the Congregation under 55 years old are together in community to reflect, study, pray and share with one another. We are here in the parish of Santa Cruz, here where sisters from Ireland came in the 1960s to begin a mission in Argentina. It is a time of […]
FROEBEL COLLEGE 1943 – 2013 It is my greatest privilege to be here as Congregation Prioress of the Dominican Sisters, the Dominican Sisters here in Ireland, South Africa, Portugal, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil and Louisiana. Many of our sisters were trained in the Froebel College and brought the values of Friedrich Froebel to all these […]
Congratulations to Sister Nancy Robledo who made her final profession on April 6th, 2013 in Argentina
First Profession of Sister Sabine Schratz Thank you to Brother Damien O.P. ( St. Saviour’s Dublin).
HOMILY AT SR. SABINE’S PROFESSION Ephesians 3:14-21 Today we are all praying with and for Sabine as she crosses this important threshold in her life. We can hardly do better than the prayer of Paul for the Ephesians. We pray that ‘according to the riches of his glory, God may grant that she be […]