Friday, May 8, 2015

Ardfinnan Parish Mission

Fr's Ciaran Dougherty OP and John Walsh OP preached a parish mission in Ardfinnan, Co. Tipperary from the 2nd until the 7th of May. Fr. Bobby Power invited the promoters of Vocations and the Rosary to carry out the mission on behalf of the Parish Council. The intrepid Dominicans preached at two sessions every day, encouraging the parishioners to follow Christ more closely. Below is a selection of photographs of the various activities which occurred during the mission.

Friday, May 1, 2015

And away we go!

Diaconate Ordinations 2015

The Irish Province of the Dominicans rejoiced at the ordination to the Diaconate of six of its student brothers. Br's David McGovern, Damian Polly, Ronan Connolly, Daragh McNally, Conor McDonough and Eoin Casey were ordained this afternoon by His Grace, Diarmuid Martin, the Archbishop of Dublin.

Many of the brothers from the wider province were present to witness the largest ordination in the province since the early 1970's.

Below is a short video capturing some of the Ordination Mass. Some photos of the event can be found here.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Video of the Solemn Profession 2014

On the 7th of September six Dominican brothers made their solemn vows to the Dominican Order. The Solemn Vows are their profession to be part of the order until death.

Brothers David McGovern OP, Damian Polly OP, Ronan Connolly OP, Daragh McNally OP, Conor McDonough OP and Eoin Casey OP made their profession in the hands of Fr Gregory Carroll OP, prior provincial of the Irish Province, in St Saviour’s Church, Dublin.

Please have a look at the video below to get an impression of the celebration.