Can I become a third-order Dominican if there are no Dominicans nearby?

I want to become a member of the Dominican fraternities. However, there are no chapters in my area. Is there a way to come under the Dominican order in isolation from the main body of Dominicans?

Not so far as I know. But what you can do is to ask around your parish or another place where Catholics gather to find out if there is anyone else interested in joining the Dominican third order. If you can find an interested group of Catholics, your group can then petition a local Dominican priest to start a third order in your area.

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