800th Jubilee year
This is a very special year. Saint Dominic founded the Dominican Order, in France, 800 years ago.
2016 is the 800th anniversary of the Dominican Order. Around the world, all Dominican schools and communities will be celebrating this 800th Jubilee Year. St Catherine’s will also remember this Jubilee Anniversary throughout the year.
This is a very special Dominican prayer:
God, Father of mercy,
who called your servant Dominic de Guzman
to set out in faith
as an itinerant pilgrim and a preacher of grace,
as we prepare to celebrate the Jubilee of the Order
we ask you to pour again into us the Spirit of the Risen Christ,
that we might faithfully and joyfully proclaim
the Gospel of peace,
through the same Jesus Christ our Lord.