Dominican Order
The Order of Preachers (Latin: Ordo Praedicatorum, hence the abbreviation OP used by members), more commonly known after the 15th century as the Dominican Order or Dominicans, is a Roman Catholic ...
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Anna Borkowska (Sister Bertranda)
Anna Borkowska (at that time called Mother Bertranda, O.P.; 1900 –1988), was a Polish cloistered Dominican nun who served as the prioress of her monastery in Kolonia Wileńska, near Wilno, Poland (now ...
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Osanna of Cattaro
Blessed Osanna of Cattaro T.O.S.D. (Serbo-Croatian: Ozana Kotorska) was a Catholic visionary and anchoress from Cattaro (Kotor). She was a teenage convert from Orthodoxy of Serbian descent from M...
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Yolanda of Vianden
Mother Yolanda (or Yolande, Iolanda) of Vianden, O.P., (1231–1283) was the youngest daughter of Count Henry I of Vianden and Margaret, Marchioness of Namur. She joined the Dominican monastery in Marie...
Christina Ebner
Sister Christina Ebner, O.P., (also Christine), (26 March 1277 – 27 December 1356) was a German Dominican nun, writer and mystic.
Ebner was born in the Imperial City of Nuremberg, the child of the...
Stephana de Quinzanis
The Blessed Stephana de Quinzanis, T.O.S.D., (variant spellings include Stephanie, Stefana; also, Quinzani) (1457 – 2 January 1530) was an Italian Dominican Sister, stigmatic and mystic.
She was b...
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Elizabeth of Töss
Elizabeth of Hungary (1292 – 31 October 1336 or 6 May 1338; also known as Blessed Elizabeth of Töss, O.P.), was a Hungarian princess and the last member of the House of Árpád. A Dominican nun, Elizabe...
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Croatian Dominican Province
The Croatian Dominican Province of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Croatian: Hrvatska dominikanska provincija Navještenja Blažene Djevice Marije) is a province of the Dominican Order,...
Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado
The Servant of God, Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado, O.P. (Spanish: Sor María de Jesús) was a Spanish Dominican lay Sister, mystic and visionary, known popularly as "La Siervita" (the Little Serva...
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Corpus Domini (Venice)
The Church of Corpus Domini in Venice was founded as a convent for Dominican nuns in 1394 under the patronage of John Dominici. It stood on the north side of the Grand Canal on the easternmost point w...
Rose Whitty
Mother Rose Whitty, O.P., (November 24, 1831-May 4, 1911) was an Irish Religious Sister and foundress of convents. She was a native of Dublin. Of her two sisters one became a Religious of the Sacred H...
Mother Mary Alphonsa
Mother Mary Alphonsa (May 20, 1851 – July 9, 1926) was an American Roman Catholic religious sister and social worker.
Mother Alphonsa was born on May 20, 1851 to Nathaniel Hawthorne and his wife, ...
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Diana degli Andalò
Blessed Diana degli Andalò (1201 – 10 June 1236), sometimes d'Andalo, was a Dominican nun who founded a convent for her order dedicated to Saint Agnes in Italy. In 1218, the Dominicans establish...
Catherine Jarrige
Blessed Catherine Jarrige (4 October 1754 – 4 July 1836), known as Catinon Menette, a beatified third-order Dominican of the Catholic Church.
Catherine was born on October 4, 1754 into a poo...
Thought of Thomas Aquinas
This article contains a selection of thoughts of Thomas Aquinas on various topics. It is not intended as a complete account of Aquinas's thought.
Aquinas defines distributive justice as follows:Aq...
Totum duplex
Totum duplex is the highest rank for an ecclesiastical feast in the Dominican breviary. Other ranks are Duplex, Semiduplex and Simplex.Respective highest ranks in other breviaries are:
Community of the Lamb
The Community of the Lamb (in French Communauté de l'Agneau) is the name of a young Roman Catholic religious institute. It consists of two branches, the Little Sisters of the Lamb (Petites Sœurs de l'...
Teresa Chikaba
Venerable Teresa Chikaba (1676–1748) was an Guinean princess declared as Venerable by the Catholic Church.
In her childhood, Chikaba was kidnapped by Spanish sailors and sold into slavery. She was...
Anglican Order of Preachers
The Anglican Order of Preachers is an Anglican religious order commonly referred to as "Dominicans". The order was founded in the late 1990s by the Reverend Jeffery Mackey O.P.A. in the United States...
Éditions du Cerf
Éditions du Cerf (French: "Editions of the Deer") is a French publishing house specializing in religious books. It was founded in 1929, and operated by the Dominican Order. The name is a reference t...
Blanche, Lady of Guadalajara
Infanta Branca of Portugal (c. 1192 – Guadalajara, November 17, 1240; [ˈbɾɐ̃kɐ]; English: Blanche) was a Portuguese infanta (princess), eighth child of Portuguese King Sancho I and Dulce of ...
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The Singing Nun
Jeanne Deckers (17 October 1933 — 29 March 1985), better known as Sœur Sourire ("Sister Smile", often credited as The Singing Nun in English-speaking countries), was a Belgian singer-songwriter and i...
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Elsbeth Stagel
Elisabeth or Elsbeth Stagel (c. 1300 - c. 1360) was a Dominican nun and prioress of the Töss Convent.
Stagel was born into a noble family of Zurich, the daughter of a councilor.She developed a dee...
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Dominican Nuns of the Perpetual Rosary
The Dominican Nuns of the Perpetual Rosary were founded in 1880 in Calais, France, by Fr. Damien-Marie Saintourens, O.P., and Mother Rose of Saint Mary Werhle, O.P. Mother Mary Imelda Gauthier, O.P.Th...
Rose of Lima
Saint Rose of Lima, T.O.S.D. (April 20, 1586 – August 24, 1617), was a Spanish colonist in Lima, Peru, who became known for both her life of severe asceticism and her care of the needy of the city thr...
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Marion Irvine
Marion Irvine (born October 19, 1929) is an American nun and former marathon runner. Irvine became the then-oldest person to participate in the United States Olympic Trials in track and field in 1984,...
Marjorie Tuite
Sister Marjorie Tuite, O.P. (1922–1986) was a New York City-born and reared Dominican Sister, a progressive activist on issues related to the Church and the larger world, such as racism, poverty, war ...