"The sisters are leaving and it will be a huge wrench for them and for people in the community," said Mary Crawford, former school principal of St Joseph's, Spanish Point.
The 23-minute film highlights the actions of Catherine McAuley who challenged the existing structures of the Church and society at the time, and continued her works of mercy through the establishment of the Sisters of Mercy in 1831.
If we want to generate a culture of vocations, it is not going to happen in isolation, it is certainly not going to happen if we are not investing in youth ministry.
Exhibition gives a unique glimpse into the hearts of those who ministered and those to whom they ministered during the Rising in Dublin.
On Sunday 13 December, Sr Mary Reynolds RSM will open the door of 64A Lower Baggot Street in Dublin - the first House of Mercy founded by Venerable Catherine McAuley.
Bishop MacDaid to preside at special Vespers liturgy to honour the witness of religious who have consecrated themselves to a life of prayer and witness.
“For me Catherine McCauley was a real icon, a feminist icon, in the way she challenged the status quo of her time and prioritised supporting vulnerable women and girls."
“From the beginning he was a teacher, and a very good one by all accounts. The word most often used by people was kind. Quiet in disposition and very discreet.”
“If you walk around any main street at the moment, you might realise Easter is coming. But what would you think it was about? Chocolate and bunny rabbits ...?”