1221-2021 saint Dominique

Le “Libellus” sur le commencement de l’Ordre des Prêcheurs

Published : 12 July

Le plus ancien témoignage sur saint Dominique nous vient de Jourdain de Saxe, qui lui succéda à la tête de l’Ordre de 1221 à 1237 (année de sa mort). Son œuvre s’intitule « Petit livre sur le (...)

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Blessed Jordan of Saxony, second Master-General of the Order of Preachers

Published : 12 July

Born around 1190 in Saxony. In 1220 he received the Dominican habit. On the death of Saint Dominic (1221) he succeeded him as head of the Order of Preachers. He died shipwrecked on February 13, (...)

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Discovering Dominican places: 6. Bologna (Italy)

Published : 5 July

Here we are at the sixth and last step of our marathon: Bologna! From Castile to the Po Valley, passing through the Pyrenees, the Alps, the Apennines ... and much, much more. Here the earthly (...)

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Discovering Dominican places: 5. Rome (Italy)

Published : 28 June

Fifth step of our pilgrimage. A walk of 1,243 kilometers, about 256 hours of walking according to Google (obviously without stops!). We reach Rome, ancient capital of the Papal State. Good (...)

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Discovering Dominican places: 4. Toulouse - Pierre Seilhan’s House (France)

Published : 21 June

Fourth step of our virtual pilgrimage. About 70km northwest of Prohuilhe is Toulouse, ancient capital of the South-East of France. Our destination is Pierre Seilhan’s House. Let’s find out what (...)

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