At a Mass to mark 120 years since its founding, the PTAA was praised for taking a stand against "the huge investment and false idealisation of a drinking culture by the drinks industry".
“Sr Consilio has built something of national importance and lasting significance” - Ceann Comhairle and Kildare South TD, Seán Ó Fearghail.
“This simple poem touched people who read it so deeply that we thought that a musical setting to the words could make it more widely accessible.”
“We have to ask how this problem can best be regulated to ensure it will not damage or impinge on the dignity of citizens or their families.”
“We cannot stoop to the injustice of categorising drug addicts as if they were mere objects or broken machines; each person must be valued and appreciated in his or her dignity in order to enable them to be healed" – Pope Francis.
Well-known broadcaster, Miriam O’Callaghan, described Mercy nun at Cuan Mhuire’s 50th anniversary celebration as “a living saint”.
Sr Concilio’s book shows us how we can discover a place of peace, unconditional love and joy – a harbour within.
Archbishop Eamon Martin said he had been told about people of all ages who are reaching out in love and charity to the poor and needy, to the sick and elderly, to the anxious and the troubled.
“Today in Cuan Mhuire, there is a message of hope. Addiction need not be the last word. We can do something about it” - Bishop Brendan Leahy.
The theme for this year’s Solemn Novena of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Graigcullen parish is ‘Exploring God’s Mercy'.
“The last thing I want to be is a killjoy – I love sports but I do know that the advertising of alcohol in sporting events influences young people extraordinarily.”
“There are many, many citizens around this country who remain eternally grateful to Cuan Mhuire."