Ongoing Formation All Welcome


As part of the on-going formation, all the Irish Lay Dominicans across the country are invited to a facilitated discussion of The Dominican Way (edited by Lucette Verboven).

Ongoing Formation 29th Sept 2013.   The Dominican Tradition


A facilitated discussion of the Dominican Tradition (Thomas C. McGonicle and Phyllis Zagano)

Five sessions(two hours) between September and December in several venues
(Belfast,Cork,Galway and Tallaght Dublin)

  Structure:
   Session 1: Preface; Introduction; The Dominican Tradition; St. Dominic; St.Albert the Great [33pages]-

   Session 2:Thomas Aquinas; Mechtild of Magdeburg; Meister Eckhart. [22pages]

   Session 3: Catherine of Siena; Antoninus Feirozzi and John of Fiesole(Fra Angelico); BartolomedeLas Casas [25pages]

    Session 4. Catherine de’Ricci; Martin de Porres;Henri Dominique Lacordaire; Rose Hawthorne Lathrop; Georges-Yves Congar. [29 pages]

   Session 5: Edward Schillebeeckx; Timothy Radcliffe; Afterword. [34pages]
 
4. A sixth session(For participants in each of the venues) in Tallaght on Sunday 19th January 2014 – to review the overall project and to plan for Spring 2014


Leinster Region

Tallaght dates:
· Session 1:   29th September   (3.30 – 5.30pm)
· Session 2:   20th October       (3.30 – 5.30pm)
· Session 3:   10th November   (3.30 – 5.30pm)
· Session 4:    1st December     (3.30 – 5.30pm)
· Session 5:   22nd December   (3.30 – 5.30pm)

On Going Formation - October 2014


A viewing and facilitated discussion of the DVD series Dominican Spirituality: A Retreat with the Life and Lands of Saint Dominic                      (Sr Ann Willits OP).
  1. Structure:

·         Session 1:

1.      The spiritual geography of a pilgrimage

2.      A place called home

·         Session 2:

1.      Ten years in the life of a canon

2.      The space of Dominic’s tent is widened

·         Session 3:

1.      Who were the Cathars?

2.      The nuns

·         Session 4:

1.      From Fanjeaux to Toulouse

2.      The Dominican Order of Preachers is established

·         Session 5:

1.      Who was this man?

2.      In the midst of the Church

·         Session 6:

1.      What Catherine has to teach us

2.      The Dominican family

  1. Dates:

·         Session 1: 19 October 2014      (3.30-5.30pm)

·         Session 2: 9 November 2014    (3.30-5.30pm)

·         Session 3: 30 November 2014  (3.30-5.30pm)

·         Session 4: 21 December 2014   (3.30-5.30pm)

·         Session 5: 18 January 2015       (3.30-5.30pm)

·         Session 6: 8 February 2015       (3.30-5.30pm)

 

Cost; €5 per session   St Mary’s Priory, Tallaght. Dublin 24.