The Diocese of Assisi instituted the International Award “Francis of Assisi
and Carlo Acutis for an Economy of Fraternity”; The award bestows a maximum price of 50,000.00€ to a chosen project.
We encourage the brothers who are engaged in forming communities, guiding their growth
with sustainable means and programs to forward their application before 31 December 2022.
From April 24 to 28, 2022, the 2nd African Congress of Lay Fraternities of St. Dominic was held at the Corpus Christi Monastery of the Dominican Nuns, in Nairobi, Kenya. The theme of the Congress was “Contribution of Lay Dominicans to Development in Africa“. To comply with the preventive measures against COVID-19, it was a mixed congress (online mode for…
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The Council is composed as follows:
-Mrs. Margareth Velasquez Coronado, OP - Coordinator
-Mr. Carlos Castro Cantillo, OP - Alternate Coordinator
-Ms. Isabel Demaldé, OP - Secretary
-Mr. Willy Rafael Rivero Rivero, OP -
-Mr. Otto René Sandoval Lara, OP - Treasurer
The Dominican friars of the Province of St. John the Baptist of Peru re-elected Brother Rómulo Vásquez Gavidia, OP, as their Prior Provincial during the Provincial Chapter held at the Casa de Retiros Santa Rosa in Lima on 22 August 2022. Br. Romulo was confirmed by the Master of the Order, Br. Gerard Francisco Timoner III, OP, on 22 August 2022 and accepted his second mandate the following day.