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Order of Preachers (O.P.)

Dominican Nuns

Also known as: Monache domenicane (Italiano) / Moniales ordinis predicatorum (latine)

Type: Religious Order or Institute with independent houses of Pontifical Right (for Women)

Depends on: Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

Statistics: 184 houses, 2,262 members (2017)

Churches


Other Present Prelates (1)

NetherlandsSr. Marjolein Bruinen, O.P., Secretary General of Union of the European Conferences of Major Superiors (U.C.E.S.M.)


Saints (6 saints, 22 blesseds)

1634: JapanSaint Marina (マリナ), religious and martyr

1617: PeruSaint Rose of Lima (Rosa de Lima / Isabel Flores de Oliva), religious

1380: ItalySaint Catherine of Siena (Caterina di Jacopo di Benincasa), religious

1317: ItalySaint Agnese di Montepulciano, abbess

1282: SwedenSaint Ingrid of Skänninge (Ingrid av Skänninge), abbess

1270: HungarySaint Margaret of Hungary, religious

1945: PolandBlessed Maria Julia (Stanisława Rodzińska), religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Josefina Sauleda Paulis, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed María del Camen Zaragoza Zaragoza, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed María Rosa Adrover Martí, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Ramona Fossas Románs, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Adelfa Soro Bo, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Teresa Prats Martí, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Otilia Alonso González, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Ramona Perramón Vila, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Reginalda Picas Planas, religious and martyr

1936: SpainBlessed Rosa Jutglar Gallart, religious and martyr

1686: PeruBlessed Ana de los Ángeles (Ana Monteagudo Ponce de León), religious

1634: FranceBlessed Agnès de Jésus (Agnès Galand), religious

1544: ItalyBlessed Lucia da Narni (Lucia Broccadelli), religious

1490: PortugalBlessed Joana de Portugal, religious

1464: ItalyBlessed Margherita di Savoia, religious

1420: ItalyBlessed Chiara Gambacorti, religious

1351: GermanyBlessed Margareta Ebner, religious

1314: ItalyBlessed Emilia Bicchieri, religious

1290: ItalyBlessed Cecilia, abbess

1290: ItalyBlessed Amata, religious

1236: ItalyBlessed Diana degli Andalò, religious


Other Former Prelates (2)

>2016: ItalySr. Viviana M. Ballarin, O.P., Vice-President of Union of the European Conferences of Major Superiors (U.C.E.S.M.)

1937: SpainVenerable Sr. Ascensión de San José Sánchez Romero (Isabel), O.P.


as of 2020.07.07

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