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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Religiosam vitam
Religiosam vitam is the incipit designating a Papal bull issued on December 22, 1216 by Pope Honorius III. It established the Dominican Order.
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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...
La Beata de Piedrahita
Sister María de Santo Domingo, "La Beata de Piedrahita" ("the "holy woman of Piedrahíta") was a Spanish mystic (c. 1485 – c. 1524) of the early 16th century.
María was born in the village of Aldea...
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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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...
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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Concepción Argüello
María Concepción Argüello (February 19, 1791 – December 23, 1857) was an Alta Californian noted for her romance with Nikolai Rezanov, a Russian promoter of the colonization of Alaska and California.
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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...
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...
Margaret of Hungary (saint)
Saint Margaret, O.P., (January 27, 1242 – January 18, 1271) was a Dominican nun and the daughter of King Béla IV of Hungary and Maria Laskarina. She was the younger sister of St. Kinga of Poland (Kune...
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Dominican Biblical Institute
The Dominican Biblical Institute is a biblical research center in Limerick, Ireland.
The Dominican Province of Ireland founded the DBI in 2000 to engage in advanced biblical research, training and...
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...
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...
Joanna, Princess of Portugal
Blessed Joan of Portugal (6 February 1452 – 12 May 1490; Portuguese: Santa Joana Princesa, [ˈsɐ̃tɐ ʒuˈɐnɐ pɾĩˈsezɐ]), was a Portuguese saint, Regent and princess of the House of Aviz, daught...
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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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Augusta Theodosia Drane
Augusta Theodosia Drane (29 December 1823 – 29 April 1894) was an English writer and Roman Catholic nun.
Born at Bromley, near Bow and brought up in the Anglican creed, she was influenced by...
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,...
Margareta Ebner
The Blessed Margareta Ebner, O.P., (1291 – 20 June 1351) was a German nun who is considered part of the tradition of German mysticism and a visionary. She seems to have been a niece of Christina Ebner...
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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...