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DOMINICAN INSTITUTE IBADAN SCHOOL OF PASTORAL AND RELIGIIOUS EDUCATION (SPRE) JOB VACANCY

The School of Pastoral and Religious Education (SPRE) is the culmination of a series of initiatives undertaken by members of the faculty of the Dominican Institute to offer qualitative ongoing intellectual, doctrinal spiritual, moral and pastoral formation for priests, consecrated persons and laypersons.  Position: Programmes Coordinator   Qualification  Applicants for this position must possess Master’s degree […]

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Dominican Institute President’s Address

The Dean (in absentia), The Registrar, The Chief Librarian, The Program Coordinator, Faculty Staff of DI, My dear students, I warmly welcome each and every one of you to this inaugural Mass that marks the commencement of the 2020/2021 Academic year of the Dominican Institute. Far from being just an annual ritual, the Inaugural Mass […]

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HOMILY DURING THE INAUGURATION MASS OF THE DOMINICAN INSTITUE OF THEOLOGY FOR 2020/2021 ACADEMIC SESSION HELD ON 2ND OCTOBER 2020

My dear brothers and sisters, we are here to begin a new academic session. As usual, we begin by entrusting ourselves and the work of our hands to God’s care and protection. We call upon the Lord at the beginning of every project we embark on because of our complete awareness that “Unless the Lord […]

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A THREE-DAY WORKSHOP FOR CANDIDATES FOR DIACONATE AND PRIESTLY ORDINATIONS

Priestly Life and Ministry (PLM) workshop is a programme that draws its inspiration from the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Saint John Paul II, Pastores Dabo Vobis, a document that speaks to the question of the formation of priests in our contemporary context. Observing the interconnectedness of the four areas of priestly formation, namely human […]

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ABUSE OF POWER: CLERICAL SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS (A Five-Day Workshop for Priests) November 11-15, 2019

The Order of Preachers (Province of Saint Joseph the Worker, Nigeria and Ghana) in collaboration with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) and the Center for Child Protection (CCP), Rome invites Catholic priests in the Ecclesiastical Province of Ibadan to a five-day workshop focused on addressing issues concerning abuse of power, especially sexual abuse […]

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Eleventh International Thomistic Congress. Theme: Vetera novis augere. The Resources of the Thomist tradition in the current context. Call for Papers

The Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas in Rome in collaboration with the Thomistic Institute at the Angelicum is hosting the Eleventh International Thomistic Congress, September 21-25, 2020 (Angelicum Rome). The theme is: Vetera novis augere. The resources of the Thomist tradition in the current context.https://romathomism2020.com/The official languages are English, Italian, Spanish, French.Over 100 presentations are foreseen, on a […]

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2019 Graduation Lecture: Hermeneutics of Religion and Manipulation of Politics in Nigeria

On 29 May 2019, the Graduation Lecture for students at Dominican Institute took place in the outstanding, Tom and Carolyn Walker hall of the Dominican University in Samonda, Ibadan. The event began at 4 pm with Friar Joseph Abba as the MC. The opening prayer was led by Rev Emmanuel Ezugwu, MST. With the welcome […]

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YOUTH, FAITH & VOCATION DISCERNMENT: A REFLECTION ON CHRISTUS VIVIT

The maiden edition of the Weekend Symposium organized by National Association of Catholic Theologians (NACATHS), Dominican Institute chapter was held at the Tom and Carolyn Walker Hall, Dominican University, Samonda, Ibadan. It was centered on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, “Christus Vivit”, Christ is alive, directed to Young People, on Faith and Vocational Discernment. The moderator […]

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On the Duties of the Clergy of St. Ambrose: Its Relevance in our Time.

The NACATHS Chapter of the Dominican Institute, Samonda, Ibadan held her first public lecture of the year on the 22nd of March, 2019 at Tom and Caroline Walker Hall, Dominican University, Ibadan. The Guest speaker was Rev. Fr. Ajewole Emmanuel Adeyinka who spoke on the theme: “On the Duties of the Clergy of St. Ambrose: […]

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Photos from PLM Workshop 2019

The three-day event which began on Wednesday, February 20 and ended Friday, February 22, 2019 had as it focal theme: “Effective Pastoral Ministry.” The choice of this theme was informed by the need to imbue candidates for the clerical state with zeal for pastoral life as well as equip them with practical knowledge for effective […]

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The Priestly Life And Ministry (PLM) Workshop

The maiden edition of the Priestly Life and Ministry (PLM) Workshop drew participants from eight (8) different Institutes of Consecrate Life and Societies of Apostolic Life with the Archdiocese of Ibadan. This event recorded forty-four (44) participants cutting across members of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans), Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists), Congregation of […]

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Welcome Address By the President of the Dominican Institute

Welcome Address By the President of the Dominican Institute on the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Seminar on Priestly Life and Ministry[ Theme: Effective Pastoral Ministry The Vice Chancellor, Dominican University, Ibadan, Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Akinwale, OP, The Registrar, Dominican University, Ibadan, Rev. Fr. Kenneth Nkadi, OP., Other Principal Officers of the Dominican […]

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Naps Inauguration

“I like the dreams of the future than history of the past”, says Thomas Jefferson. On this plane of aspiration laden with dreams of the future, The Dominican University, Ibadan on the 18th of January, 2019 inaugurated The National Association of Philosophy Students (NAPS). This was a historical event befitting of such citadel of learning […]

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A Three-Day Workshop for Candidates for Diaconate and Priestly Ordinations

Priestly Life and Ministry (PLM) workshop is a programme that draws its inspiration from the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Saint John Paul II, Pastores Dabo Vobis, a document that speaks to the question of the formation of priests in our contemporary context. Observing the interconnectedness of the four areas of priestly formation, namely human […]

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Welcome Back

Welcome back from the Christmas and New Year Break! We trust you had a blessed and wonderful Christmas celebration and New Year experience. It’s exciting to resume academic work in anticipation of the goals of integral learning experiences. As academic activities resume, Dominican Institute wishes all students a happy new year and a wonderful semester […]

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Redesigning African Universities for Today’s Challenges

DU invites all the members of the university community and indeed every well meaning African who dreams of a better Africa to participate in her first distinguished lecture towards repositioning African Universities… On Nov 15, by 4pm at the Tom Carolyn Walker hall the founder and director of Songhai Regional Centre, Porto-Novo, a man who […]

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Dominican University Hosts Meeting Of Officials Of World Bank, N.U.C And Some Private Universities

On Tuesday, November 06, 2018, the Dominican University played host to a meeting held at the instance of the World Bank to look critically into the problems and challenges, dreams and aspirations of private universities in the task of providing sound tertiary education. Only eleven of all the private universities in Nigeria were selected for […]

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How to Achieve Academic Excellence

The Seminar on ‘HOW TO ACHIEVE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE’ BY FR. PATRICK AKUNNE, O.P on the 19th of October, 2018 started at 11:00am prompt with an opening prayer The speaker presented to us some tips on how to achieve academic excellence, how to retain knowledge, how to write Long Essays and finally, examinations. Below are some […]

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Welcome to 2018/2019 Academic Session

To mark the resumption of academic activities for the 2018/2019 academic session at the Dominican Institute, an Inaugural Mass of the Holy Spirit was celebrated in the Chapel by the Chancellor of the University, ably represented by his Vicar, Very Rev. Fr Felix Onemeghie, OP. In attendance at this opening event held on October 2, […]

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Rethinking Education and National Development in Nigeria

Ahead of the full resumption of academic activities at the Dominican University (DU), after a long vacation, DU will open the 2018/2019 academic year with an Inaugural Mass on October 02, 2018 at 9.30am. This would be immediately followed with an Opening Lecture by a distinguished Speaker, Chief Anthony Idigbe, SAN on the topic: “Rethinking […]

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