General Questions/Answers About Dominicans
- How old is the Dominican Order?
- What does OP stand for?
- What is a province?
- What groups comprise the Dominican Family?
How old is the Dominican Order?
2016 marks the 800th anniversary of the Order of Preachers. #op800
What does OP stand for?
What is a province?
A province is a geographic region that has its own governance. There are four Dominican provinces in the United States: The Province of St. Albert the Great (central), the Province of St Joseph (eastern), the Province of St. Martin de Porres (southern), and the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus (western).
What types of groups comprise the Dominican Family?
The Dominicans comprise friars (priests) and brothers, nuns and sisters, secular institutes, young adults, associates, and Lay Dominicans.