800 Years Dominicans

Posted on 17. Oct, 2007, in Church Teachings, SaintsComments Off on 800 Years Dominicans

This year the Dominican Order is celebrating 800 years since it’s founding, by the Spanish Saint Dominic.  Here Tom McCarthy, who spent 6 years living in Rome as Secretary General of the Dominican Order, explains to Eileen Good how St. Dominic came to set up a group of preachers in response to a feeling that people had drifted away or deflected from Catholicism.

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