Posts Tagged ‘Dominican’

History made as Asian heads Dominicans for first time Comments 0

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

An Asian has been elected as head of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans) for the first time in history. Father Gerard Francisco Timoner, a Filipino, was elected Master of the Order on July 13 during the Dominicans’ general chapter, which was held at a seminary some 80 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Read more

Former Manchester United footballer ordained a priest Comments 0

Monday, July 10th, 2017

A former professional footballer from Northern Ireland, Philip Mulryne, has been ordained a priest in the Dominican Order. Mulryne, who is reported to have once earned £600,000 a year, has also taken a vow of poverty. He made his debut in 1997 with Manchester United and won 27 caps for Northern Ireland. Read more Related Read more