She was an artist, homemaker and mother who spent her time writing, painting and speaking about prayer and the Catholic faith.
New role will see lay people commissioned as leaders of faith-based education programmes in partnership with priests and parish communities.
Benedict Daswa was baptised by Fr Gus O’Brien (MSC), who is originally from Galway, while Fr John Finn (MSC) from Clare presided at his burial.
Pope Francis emphasises ecumenical dimension of the charismatic movement, rooted in a common baptism. Unity among Christians must begin with prayer.