Arts and Culture Minister Josepha Madigan speaks to We Are Church Ireland forum on why the Catholic Church should open all ministries to women.
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.
Bishop Denis Nulty publicly acknowledges and recognises contribution of Mercy Sisters and religious generally to Irish life and culture, and to life and culture far beyond Irish shores.
YouTube programme will explore Catherine McAuley’s relationship with members of her family as daughter, sister, aunt, adoptive parent, cousin and friend.
“The poor are suffering greatly from the climate crisis and fossil fuels are among the main drivers of this injustice,” says Cardinal Luis Tagle of Caritas Internationalis.
In 1862, the first Mercy Sisters arrived in Rochfortbridge from Tullamore to set up their convent and now 154 years later the last three Sisters are leaving to join Mercy convents elsewhere around the country.
One of the first documentaries on Irish television was the Radharc programme ‘The parish with the most vocations in Ireland – Doon, County Limerick.’
"Our celebration is tinged with a certain sadness because we say farewell to the Sisters who were at the very heartbeat of this community over these years".
Former East End gangster John Pridmore and the new Bishop of Waterford & Lismore will speak at the Little Sisters of the Poor's special vocations day later this month.