It is our custom to have a novena of prayer each year in preparation for the feast of our father Dominic – in recent years this consists of a short reflection on some aspect of St Dominic’s life followed by the following beatiful antiphon to St Dominic before Vespers each evening:O Wonderful hope which you gave to those who wept for you at the hour of your death, promising that after your decease you would be  helpful to your brethren. Fulfil Father what you have said and help us by your prayer.You shone on the bodies of so many sick by so many miracles, bring us the help of Christ to heal our sick souls.Fulfil Father what you have said and help us by your prayer.We are  happy to share with our readers some of our reflectionsA reflection on the 鈥 O Lumen鈥 (an antiphon which we sing to St […]