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Jesus, Thomas and Us: Touching, Seeing, Believing and Proclaiming.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
John 20:24-31 Read more

Resurrection Appearances - The Disciples in the Upper Room - John 20:19-23

Monday, April 29, 2013

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Resurrection Appearances – Road to Emmaus

Sunday, April 28, 2013
Luke 24: 13-35  Read more

Resurrection Appearances - St Mark's Gospel

Saturday, April 27, 2013
As we continue our series of reflections of the resurrection appearances of Our Lord Jesus Christ to the disciples, this post is probably going to be a bit of an odd one out: the original conclusion to the Gospel according to St Mark contained no references to appearances of the risen Christ, dramatically concluding with the incomplete and unresolved tension of the empty tomb (16:8). Within a few years of its first completion, for reasons about which we can only speculate, somebody added verses 9-20, depicting in laconic prose the numerous appearances of Christ and His ascension to the right hand of the Father.  Read more

Resurrection Appearances – Mary Magdalene

Sunday, April 21, 2013
Readings: Matthew 28:1-10; Mark 16:9-11; John 20:11-18 Read more

Resurrection Appearances - Introduction

Thursday, April 18, 2013

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A new prayer for Dominican vocations

Thursday, April 11, 2013
A new prayer card for Dominican vocations has been created at Blackfriars, Oxford and is right now being distributed to our communities around the country.  Read more

The New York Times notices Dominican growth

Tuesday, April 09, 2013
A few days ago, the front page of the International Herald Tribune (owned by the New York Times) carried an article about the recent growth in Dominican vocationsRead more

'White Smoke'

Tuesday, April 02, 2013
In the spirit of Easter joy, we hope this video might lift your hearts. The Dominican Sisters of Mary Mother of the Eucharist, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, were fortunate to have cameras running while they recorded their upcoming album with De Montfort Music, as this coincided with the election of Pope Francis. The video below can bring us to relive the excitement of that moment. Read more
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