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A Very Special Visit

1810 relics thumbOn 29th August The Blackrock Hospice were privileged to receive the relics of Saints Louis, Zelie and Therese Martin from Lisieux. The Hospice is named after Louis and Zelie and the ward for the patients St Therese. All the staff, volunteers, patients that were well enough with their families, invited guests, neighbours and religious from the local parishes paid a visit to the relics.

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Creation Time Reflections

1810 engscot creation thumbDuring the recent Creation Time, from 1 September – 4 October, the sisters in the English/Scottish Province reflected on the book ‘Finding God In A Leaf’ by Fr Brian Grogan SJ. In this article they share the richness of their reflections.


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A Day Out to the Heritage Centre, Harold’s Cross

1810 hackney heritage centre thumbSix members of staff of St Joseph’s Convent, Hackney, together with Sr Jacqueline Doherty spent a wonderful day recently visiting the Mary Aikenhead Heritage Centre in Dublin. The group tells all:
“We felt very privileged to be part of the Mary Aikenhead story. We were warmly welcomed when we arrived at the Heritage Centre – starting with a welcome cup of Barry’s tea and barnbrack.

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Returning Home

1810 returning home podcastA documentary called 'Returning Home' was broadcast on the Irish Newstalk radio station recently. 'Returning Home' tells the story of the lives of six extraordinary women who have spent most of their lives working overseas and have now returned home. These women are in their 70s and they are all Missionary Sisters.

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Book Launch - Ministry of Love

1810 book launch thumbThe Sisters of Charity of Australia have launched a new book outlining their ‘Ministry of Love’ during 180 years since they first set foot on Australian soil. Launched by Congregational Leader Sr Clare Nolan rsc, the book, Ministry of Love: The Story of the Sisters of Charity, was written by Danielle Achikian. Click HERE to read more.

JPI On Youth And Women Empowerment

The Justice and Peace Initiative (JPI) of Religious is under the auspices of the major superiors of Nigeria, in line with the social teachings of the church. JPI is making every effort to identify and alleviate the sufferings of the people of God (Constitution of Justice and Peace in Nigeria).

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Assumption Day Celebrations at Potts Point, Australia

The Sisters of Charity of Australia marked their 180th year in Australia on the 15th August, the feast of the Assumption, which is the patronal feast day of both of our Congregations.  Many sisters gathered in St Vincent’s College Potts Point to witness the dedication of a Courtyard to the Sisters of Charity by the Congregational Leader Sr Clare Nolan and one of the Trustees of Mary Aikenhead, David Alcock.

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World Meeting of Families 2018

Preparation for the World Meeting of Families commenced three years ago when Pope Francis announced in Philadelphia that in 2018 that meeting would be hosted in Dublin, Ireland.  In this article Sr Patricia Somers shares her experience of the event and of being a volunteer before and during the many events.

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Australian Memories

I recently returned from Sydney Australia where I spent 3½ months thanks to the generosity of my Province and Congregation.  The Australian RSC’s with whom I stayed before and after the Course I was doing there, were also most generous and hospitable to me.

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Young Christians and Muslims Dialogue for Common Good

During August Sr Phyllis Behan spent a week in Taizé. During the time she was there young Christians and Muslims from across France were participating in a three-day event in which they experienced dialogue for common good but also became aware of fundamental faith questions.  Here Sr Phyllis recounts her experience:

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