Róisín Seoighe entered song competition after viewing ‘Kids Behind Bars’ which gives an insight into the plight of vulnerable and destitute children in the Philippines.
“It is possible to create safe spaces for those who think alike and who may come to feel that because they are like-minded they have discovered to right way.”
Ad Gentes “Put the missionary agenda firmly at the heart of the life of the Church” - Archbishop Kieran O'Reilly SMA.
Three Irish missionaries recognised on Presidential Distinguished Service Awards for 2015.
Redemptorist Fr Seán Myers serves a community in a Brazilian parish which is over half the size of Ireland.
24-year-old Director of the Liberia Mission of the Franciscan Works charity arrived in West African country in February 2013.
Bro Michael McKeown’s music performed by over 1,000 children of the National Children’s Choir and Orchestra at packed National Concert Hall performances.
Delight in Co Mayo as missionary Fr Billy Sheridan SMA, who was kidnapped north-west Nigeria, released unhurt.
“Each one of us is asked to leave our comfort zones and reach out to others to spread the joy of the Gospel. But in order to evangelise, we need first to be evangelised ourselves."
The 2015 recipient will be announced in late August and presented with the award on Saturday 31 October during the 8th Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Week.
Fr Liam Hayes dedicated his life to the poor of Obera where he set up homes for children and adults with severe physical and intellectual disabilities as well as a hospice.
Hope of their release remains, although the passing of every week and month “makes this more difficult” Nuncio in Syria states.
"Here was a man of total commitment to the missionary cause to which he devoted his life. That shines through in every phase of his life,” Bishop Colm O’Reilly.
Japan Tobacco International planning to take the Government to court over its attempts to introduce plain tobacco containers.
Fr Pat Murphy, a member St Patrick's Missionary Society in Kilteegan, is to be honoured for his ministry with inmates at Kirikiri maximum security prison in Lagos.
“We will not heal those whose lives have drifted from Jesus Christ by throwing books of dogma at them," warns Archbishop Martin.
Spiritan priest Fr John Geary made “an incredible contribution to Catholic education in the city of Toronto”.
Fr Liam Hayes SVD founded homes in Argentina for some of the world’s most forgotten people.
More than 50 million stateless people around the world today are prey to exploitation.
Archbishop Eamon Martin concelebrates Mass in Italy to mark 1,400th anniversary of death of St Columbanus.
Synod will take place over three days bringing together 400 delegates who will set out a path for renewal for the Church in Limerick.
Misean Cara donates €15,000 to catholic hospital in Liberia to prevent spread of virus.
Order recognises need for time and resources to promote vocations.
Congregations urged to check whether elderly members are experiencing bullying.
Society of African Missions priest recognised for promoting peace and reconciliation in Kenya.
Conference launches preparations to mark 1,400th anniversary of St Columban's death.