November 24, 2013 Holy Rosary Lay Dominicans
Post date: Nov 24, 2013 6:8:21 PM
Holy Rosary Lay Dominicans
Lay Dominicans, St. Albert the Great (Central) Province U.S.A.
➔ MEETING DATE: 11/24/2013
➔ CHAPTER/GROUP NAME: Holy Rosary Lay Domincans
➔ LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN
➔ NUMBER OF CURRENT ACTIVE MEMBERS: 10
➔ NO. ATTENDING THIS MEETING: 12
➔ NO. OF GUESTS: 1
➔ PRAYER (note which portion of the Liturgy of the Hours was prayed and nature of
preaching/reflection): Mass; Rosary led by Kevin G.
➔ STUDY : (note materials and method): Gaudiem et Spes Part II
David led the discussion, and provided historical context to Gaudiem et Spes and commentary on marriage.
-Request from Patrick, the Dominican guy at St Thomas, to have us come out to St Thomas in the beginning of Feb (a Wed or Thur evening).
Talk about rigor - they want to have to do more; call to holiness! They won't be scared by the obligations.
Talk about the manor of life we live.
They want to plug into something bigger than themselves.
1. What can they accomplish with us?
2. They won't be able to finish formation with us, but we can hand them off to wherever they move to.
-Should we have an Epiphany Party?
➔ NEXT MEETING: December 22; Br. Joe has treats; Naomi leads reflection.
Presentation by Naomi Watts about her mission trip. They named the academy after her! In addition to providing Protestant and Catholic Bibles, study Bibles, Catechisms, clothes, food, and toiletries, she helped establish public libraries.
Anna-Marie spoke about the relationship Ed had with the chapter and with the church.
➔ GUEST SPEAKER & TOPIC (someone other than a chapter member):
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Ed McDermitt has passed away. His profound impact on our lives and our chapter will be forever cherished. We will remember him and miss him dearly.