Each year the Los Angeles Archdiocese hosts the Religious Education Congress in the Anaheim Convention Center in California. This year the theme was “Thirsting for Justice” and was held on March 22nd - 24th. During the Congress participants are exposed to current theology, spirituality and catechesis from a variety of speakers. Two Sisters of Charity were speakers this year.
Srs Angela Murphy and Helena McGilly attended a blessing of the statue of ‘Homeless Jesus’ at Farm St Church, London. This unusual sculpture is horizontal. Homeless Jesus, also known as Jesus the Homeless, is a bronze sculpture by Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz that depicts Jesus as a homeless person, sleeping on a park bench. READ MORE...
The Religious Sisters of Charity are very grateful to Ronan O'Neill and Mark Nally for their great work in developing version 2 of our app. We hope many people will download it and use it. It is available from both the Apple Store and the Google Play Store. Version 2 of our mobile app now called 'Walking with Mary Aikenhead' was released in February 2019. Here's how we arrived at version 2!
Sr Bríd’s 90th Birthday Celebration took place on 16th February 2019 and was organised by Past Pupils, of the former St Mary’s School for the Visually Impaired in Merrion, Dublin. Sr Bríd was Headmistress of St Mary’s School from 1959 – 1987. During those years monumental changes occurred in the education of the Visually Impaired...
On Saturday February 23rd forty of Sr Monica Byrnes nieces and nephews with their husbands, wives and a few children, gathered for a visit to the Heritage Centre. This visit was well planned beforehand by Sr Mary Roche so it all went smoothly. The excitement among the group was very tangible as some would not have met for a long time.
Tomorrow’s Women Wirral (TWW) is a small, local, independent charity with a primary aim to encourage vulnerable women to make positive lifestyle changes and provides daily support, advice, tools and skills to do so. Having over 6,500 registered women and receiving over 140 women daily through the door, they were thrilled to recently host a very special visit ... READ MORE...
Eco-Congregation Ireland’s ‘Shine a Light on Climate Justice’ initiative was launched at the National Ecumenical Prayer Service for COP21 in the presence of President Michael D. Higgins in November, 2015. The climate Justice Candle has been journeying around Ireland and Northern Ireland since then.
The Leadership Conference of Women Religious release a Statement on the Sexual Abuse of Sisters by Clergy. You can read the Statement HERE.
On Saturday, 2nd February, a Mass was celebrated in the Holy Family Church, Aughrim Street, to mark the 200th anniversary of the foundation of Stanhope Street convent. It was on this very day, 2nd February 1819, that Mary Aikenhead and the first Sisters of Charity arrived in Stoneybatter.
Siobhán O’Donovan, the Special Educational Needs Coordinator in St Vincent’s Secondary School in Cork shares the story about The Lir Hub and the wonderful achievement of Anna Stack, a pupil at St Vincent’s who recently had a book published.
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- Visit to the Olive Muslim School Hackney
- #OurTurn petition handed in to Prime Minister
- Tribute to Sr Carmel Somers and Gratitude for Valley Family Center
- Remembrance Celebrations
- A Joyful start to the Advent season
- Final Vows In Nigeria and Zambia
- Nanyala Irrigation Scheme, Konzolendo
- A Spirituality for Meeting God in Transition Times
- Jesus Our Teacher - Centenary Year of Education (Scotland) Act 1918
- A Very Special Visit