Read the S.H.O.P. newsletter

Submitted by bbeau on 2 Jun, 2016

The latest issue of the S.H.O.P. Newsletter (Winter 2019) is just out. It tells of the transfer of the SHOP collection of books and archival material devoted to the history of Dominican women to the Library at Santa Sabina Convent, Rome. Click on this story to access it. You can also download all the back numbers of our newsletter in pdf.


Submitted by bbeau on 2 Jun, 2016

In 2016 Editions S.H.O.P. published an anthology of lectures and talks given at various locations by Sr Barbara Beaumont op over recent years. The aim was to make these texts available to a wider public.

Historical Directory of Dominican Monasteries

Submitted by bbeau on 30 Oct, 2014

As work progresses on the creation of a historical directory of Dominican monasteries world-wide, sections are posted on this website. Click here for access to downloadable pdf files. Areas already covered are: Africa, the Americas and Asia.

S.H.O.P. creates a virtual visit of Fanjeaux on youtube

Submitted by bbeau on 8 Aug, 2013
Enjoy a 5 minute stroll around the village of Fanjeaux, contemplating Domincan Holy Places, to the accompaniment of "O Lumen ecclesiae" in an arrangement by Dominique Lawalrée, a Belgian lay Dominican and noted composer.

S.H.O.P./ DOMUNI link up

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on 20 Jun, 2012

This spring, following an agreement made between the Association of Sister Historians, Fanjeaux and the Dominican on-line university, DOMINI, Modules I and II of the SHOP distance learning course on the history of Domiican women become available exclusively from

This link-up is a great advantage to students, as DOMUNI is able to offer a wider range of courses and offers the possibility of a course of study leading to a university validated diploma.

History of S.H.O.P. project

Submitted by bbeau on 28 May, 2009

The S.H.O.P. Association has been present in Fanjeaux since June 2007, with the aim of creating a library and research facility dedicated to the history of Dominican women throughout the ages and in all parts of the world. In summer 2009 the project moved to new premises, an old stone-built house in the rue du Bourguet Nau, opposite the 14th century Dominican convent.