On 7th November, the Order of Preachers (Dominicans) began a jubilee year in celebration of the 800th anniversary of its founding. (official web site)
As St. Joseph’s Parish, in which brothers from the Polish Province of the Dominicans serve, we would like to invite you to participate in certain jubilee celebrations.
It is worthy to notice, that Pope Francis has granted a special jubilee indulgence for the faithful praying in a Dominican church. That is why everydays’ morning adoration we we finish with prayers to gain a plenary indulgence. What is the Plenary Indulgence? – for a few information please click here.
This month MEETING to celebrate 800th anniversary of the Dominican Order will be focused on a medieval CONTEMPLATION method called Lectio Divina. This method is a very important part of the Dominican’s contemplative spirituality and preaching since the motto of the Order is “To contemplate and to hand on to others the fruits of contemplation”.
If you are then interested in deepening your understanding of the Word of God, feel especially invited to this meeting.
22.06, Wednesday, 7 P.M., Kingswood, Parish Hall
“Setting the world on fire with the Holy Spirit – a look at the gifts of the Spirit in our lives with st. Thomas Aquinas”.
This is the title and the topic of our next monthly meeting to celebrate 800 years of the Dominican Order .
The Holy Spirit is very often the Great Unknown among many Christians but yet He is present and acting in our lives. Let us then look into the teaching on the Holy Spirit in the works of st. Thomas Aquinas, one of the greatest minds among Dominicans, in the Church and, as some say, in the history of Western civilisation.
The talk will be delivered by fr. Anthony Walsh OP.
Here you can find more about fr. Anthony 🙂 https://www.facebook.com/TheyWhoServe
So you are more than welcome to come on February 22nd at 7 p.m.
See you soon 🙂
Get to know your Dominicans
As Dominicans, we already serve 3 years at St. Joseph’s Parish. You know us quite well by now, but as we celebrate 800 years of the Order of Preachers, it is right time to get to know us even closer.
That is why, we would like to invite you for a meeting on a very special day for us Dominicans. A meeting on which we would like to give you some insights to Dominicans’ spirituality, some history of the Order and even share with you some personal stories.
So come along for at least one hour on the 22nd of December at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Parish Hall, so tea and coffee will be provided.
Solemn Inauguration of the Jubilee Year
Sunday 22.11.2015, 6:00pm
The opening of the Jubilee Year in our Parish will take place on 22 November 2015 at 6 p.m. We start with the Rite of Opening followed by Procession of Light and the Evening Prayer (Vespers).
You are also welcome to stay for a light supper, just please bring a plate to share.