On Sunday 19th May, 23 Sisters set off from Harold’s Cross at 9.00am for a Remembrance Service for our Deceased Sisters in Clonmel. We were delighted to see Mick, the bus driver, with his bright yellow bus! Mick had driven us to Ballaghadereen some months ago and so we felt we were meeting an old friend!
The Religious Sisters of Charity intend to sell their Stella Maris Retreat Centre in Howth to support the charitable work the Congregation does in Ireland and its missionary work abroad. Funds generated from the sale will be used by the Sisters in their continuing work with people who are affected by human trafficking, in their efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change on poor communities and in the promotion of education.
On 2nd April some sisters had the joy of celebrating the Silver Jubilee of Sr. Patricia Lenihan’s Profession as a Religious Sister of Charity. Mrs. Lenihan, Patricia’s mother, her sister Maria and her brothers Gerard and Tony came from London to join in the celebration.
In this article Sr Pat Kenny gives a wonderful account of what life has been like in the first year and moving into the second year of the International Novitiate which is located in Lusaka, Zambia.
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...
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- Anna's Book Launch at The Lir Hub - A wonderful achievement
- 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