Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Glimpses of Dominicans from around the world...

Below are some images of Dominican provinces around the world, promoting the life and vocation of the Dominican friars in that region or country. These videos will give you a glimpse of the universality of the Dominican Order.

Firstly, a video clip made by the Argentinian Dominican friars:




The next video below shows the new Dominican pastor of St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish in St. Petersburg, the oldest Catholic parish in the city, celebrating the Easter Vigil and singing the exultet in Russian. The parish was founded in 1783, closed in 1938, and reopened only in 1992. The new pastor, Father Hyacinthe Destivelle, O.P., named after Blessed Hyacinthe Cormier, O.P., is a French Dominican and an expert in Orthodox theology.



The friars of the Saint Joseph province of Dominicans in the United States celebrate the feast of the translation of the relics of Saint Dominic in this extract below:



An unusual video from the Croatian Dominican friars!:








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