The DF Leadership hopes that you had a joyous and
fulfilling Christmas season!
Pope Francis's Christmas Message this year was an
inspiring call for peace which focused on the plight of migrants. The
Pope prays that God will stir the consciences of men and women of good
will. You can read his message here: w2.vatican.va/content/....
Dominican Family Informational
Meeting. Wed., Jan 15 -- 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Dominican Sisters Meeting Room
This is an informational meeting for those who may be interested in
finding out more about Dominican Family and the Dominican Charism. Following
wine and snacks, the evening will include a short presentation by Sr.
Carol on St. Dominic, the formation of the Dominican Family and our
mission of walking side-by-side with the Dominican Sisters of Houston.
Bring those you have invited to learn more about joining Dominican
Family! It is not too late to invite a friend!
Blessing your home for Epiphany
Some people have a tradition of blessing their home on
Epiphany, by writing on the door frame above the entrance to their
house, with chalk that has been blessed. This year's blessing can be
written as follows:
20 + C + M + B + 20
The letters C, M, B have two meanings. They are the
initials of the traditional names of the three magi: Caspar, Melchior,
and Balthazar. They also represent the Latin words “Christus mansionem
benedicat” which means “May Christ bless the
The “+” symbolizes the cross and the 20 and the 20
represent the year.
National Human Trafficking Awareness
Day – Saturday, January 11, 9 am
Participate in commemorating Saint Josephine Bakhita,
the patron saint of trafficking victims, with a Prayer and labyrinth
Walk to End Human Trafficking.