800 Years of Following St. Dominic:
Glancing Back, Looking Forward
Saturday, October 15, 2016
This year, the Dominican Family celebrates the 800th anniversary of the confirmation of the Order of Preachers. Our Memphis celebration takes place on October 15, and we will be joined by the Master of the Order, The Most Rev. Dr. Bruno Cadoré, OP! The St. Peter family is invited for all the afternoon events, but tickets are limited so reserve today at https://800years.eventbrite.com.
Schedule of Events:
12:00 Lunch on the St. Peter Church Grounds
A Dominican gathering of Southern Province Friars, sisters, and laity. The Master of the Order will be joining us for food and conversation. Space is limited. You must RSVP in advance in order to gain admission.
2:00 Speaker Presentations in St. Peter Church
A panel of speakers will reflect on 800 years of Dominican life and present one Dominican who has changed the world. Then each panelist will describe a future Dominican who will change the world and how this will take place.
- The Very Rev. Dr. Paul Watkins, OP
Shrine Rector, Christian Brothers University
- Dr. Herman De Porres Johnson, OP
Xavier University, New Orleans
- The Most Rev. Dr. Bruno Cadoré, OP
Master of the Order of Preachers, Santa Sabina, Rome
- Mother Ann Marie Karlovic, OP
Prioress General of the Dominican Sisters of Nashville, TN
- Dr. John M. Czarnetzky, OP
St. Peter Dominican Laity, University of Mississippi School of Law
4:00 Sacrament of Reconciliation, Tours of Shrine & Parish Church
The Most Rev. Dr. Bruno Cadoré, OP — Celebrant
The Very Rev. Dr. Paul Watkins, OP — Preacher
Our Jubilee Celebration is sponsored by the Saint Martin de Porres National Shrine and Institute.
Saint Martin de Porres National Shrine and Institute is dedicated to fostering devotion to Saint Martin de Porres, the patron saint of social justice, as well as providing a speaker series and educational events about St. Martin and the Catholic faith.
“Everything, even sweeping, scraping vegetables, weeding a garden and waiting on the sick could be a prayer, if it were offered to God.” St. Martin de Porres