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Fr. Shay Cullen SSC to receive Prestigious Dutch Recognition Award

Media Release                                                                           1st May 2017     Fr. Shay Cullen SSC to receive Prestigious Dutch Recognition Award   It has been announced in the Netherlands that Irish Columban missionary, Fr. Shay Cullen is to be the recipient of the 2017 Martin Buber Award in recognition of his internationally acclaimed work on human rights undertaken through

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Invitation to Mount St Joseph Abbey “Come and See” Weekend

“Come and See” John 1:39 Seeking God in Prayer and Community Mount Saint Joseph Abbey are hosting a Monastic Experience Weekend from Friday 19th – Sunday 21st May 2017. It is an opportunity for men of ages 20 to 45 to find out more about monastic life and to listen to God’s call by sharing

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Invitation from the Poor Clares in Galway

The Poor Clares in Galway are hosting a Cloister Day on Saturday, May 6th from 10am to 5pm. The day is designed to help young women between the ages of 21 and 40 to find out more about the Poor Clare way of life with a view to vocation discernment. To book a place contact: poorclaresgalwayvocations@gmail.com See

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Exploring Spirituality in the context of an Evolving Universe

Brother Colm Griffey is a Christian Brother and currently a course participant. From the An Tairseach Course in Wicklow I send greetings. As I write we are half way through a most wonderful course, interesting, informative and relaxing. We are a group of 14, mainly religious from Ireland and from other countries, some from as

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Sr Marie Dunne launches her new C.D. “Ripples of the Divine”

Sr Marie Dunne CHF, recently launched her new C.D. in St John Of God’s in Stillorgan. Once again Marie has produced a wonderful selection of reflective music.  This would make a wonderful Easter gift The CD is available in a number of outlets including:  Veritas, Abbey Street, Dublin and other Veritas outlets  Knock Book Shop,

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Fr Paddy Moran Spiritan’s Vocation story in the Irish Catholic this week

The Irish Catholic are featuring Fr Paddy Moran the Vocation Director for the Spiritan’s story of his ministry when in Ethiopia. This is definately worth a read http://www.irishcatholic.ie/photo-gallery/walking-way-jesus-captive…an-ethiopian-prison-perspective  

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An Invitation to “A Candle for You”

Marie Dunne CHF will present an evening of music and reflection – A CANDLE FOR YOU – on October 21st in St. Patrick’s Church, Celbridge to Remember Missing Persons. All proceeds of the evening are going to the National Missing Persons Helpline. See attached:  

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Glencairn Abbey hosts Monastic Experience Weekend 28-30 October 2016

    ‘Is there anyone here who yearns for life and desires to see good days?’ (Rule of St Benedict, Prologue) This upcoming Monastic Experience Weekend is being held on 28 – 30 October 2016 for single women who want to find out more about the Cistercian way of life here at Glencairn. If you would

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Conference for Young Religious 21st – 23rd October 2016

The Year of Mercy: Be Authentic Signs of the Father’s Mercy! (Pope Francis) When:                         21st-23rd October, 2106 Where:                      Emmaus Retreat Centre, Ennis Lane, Lissenhall, Swords, Co. Dublin, K67 Y274. Speakers:        

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Check out the new Knock Film

Glorious reviews for new Knock film!      Strange Occurrences in a small Irish village – the film about the phenomenon that is Knock, County Mayo opened in Irish cinemas last weekend – receiving high praise and glorious reviews from cinema-goers and media alike.  Don’t miss your chance to see the new Irish film that

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