An Post stated that the stamp was in recognition of Fr Micheal’s 65 years of Jesuit ministry in Zambia, where he reached into the hearts of people through education and HIV/AIDS-advocacy.
The video is also being used to further the cause of Wicklow-born Mother Kevin, foundress of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa and the Little Sisters of St Francis in Africa.
Since 1976, Sr Mary Killeen has introduced education, health, and community services programmes to the slums of Mukuru in Nairobi, helping over 170,000 people to become self-sustainable.
Sr Kate Costigan works on the five-year ‘Test and Treat’ project, which aims to test up to 300,000 people and treat up to 20,000, including an estimated 2,000 children.
Sr Bernadette Nealon uses WiRED’s health education programmes to train community health workers, who, in turn, train community members in home-based care for the bed-ridden and also trains people who are caring for children at home.
Sr Mary Owens IBVM acts as executive director of Nyumbani Village, a non-profit, self-sustaining community that supports and cares for both orphans and elders infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS in Kenya.
Proceeds from the walk will go towards the Love and Hope Centre for people with HIV/AIDS in Nakuru, Kenya. The archbishop will be joined on the day by his Excellency, Mr Richard Opembe, the Kenyan Ambassador to Ireland.
Praises Irish missionaries, "who created strong bonds" between peoples of Ireland and Uganda.
Service organised by the Greater Chernobyl Cause charity in association with Cork City Council recalls those worst affected by 1986 nuclear disaster.
“At the age of 18, Blessed Teresa came here to study English and begin her life as a nun with the Loreto Sisters in Dublin” - Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Irish missionary presently works with Hands of Care & Hope project in the slums of Nairobi assisting out of school youth and those living with HIV.
‘Nurtured with Love’ shows Sr Patricia Speight from Belfast ministering at a centre which provides care and support for hundreds of HIV/AIDS patients.
Three Irish missionaries recognised on Presidential Distinguished Service Awards for 2015.
“It is very important that no group should be discriminated against being able to give organs or indeed to give blood,” Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Two men and one woman join the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC) and the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (OLSH).
Misean Cara managed €16 million in funding from Irish Aid for development projects.
“Incredible generosity in difficult economic times from a diocese of just 122,000 people.”