Today (April 22nd 2020) marks Earth Day, a day for us to reflect on our own capabilities and position to make meaningful environmental changes, changes that will allow our planet to survive and flourish for all of its inhabitants.
It is with great joy and pleasure that we offer Margaret Lynch of Walkinstown the warmest of happy birthdays. Margaret celebrated her centenarian birthday on Saturday, and while current circumstances meant celebrations couldn’t be held as normal, it did not stop friends and family turning up throughout the day to wish her the best from afar.
Analysis: there are many parallels between today's Covid-19 pandemic and the cholera outbreak of the 1820s and 1830s
The Clocktower building in TU Dublin's Grangegorman campus was built in 1816 and originally called the Richmond Penitentiary. It housed the Dublin Cholera Hospital when the cholera epidemic was at its height in 1832.
On the 8th March, women around the world will be celebrating International Women’s Day. This is a day for women to celebrate their achievements and the achievements of other women, no matter how big or small. We will be celebrating the life of devotion, prayer, the vows that our sisters have taken and the work they do to help others.
As we approach World Day of Prayer for the Sick which takes place on 11th February, we take time to reflect in prayer on all those who are sick at this time whether in mind or body. Our congregation was founded on the basis of service of the poor, a service we continue to give all over the world to those in need, which includes those who are sick.
Fifty-two weeks a year women religious stand with the poor and immigrants, teach children, fight injustice, heal the sick, share spirituality, empower women, defend the planet, promote peace, create community, offer hope … But for one week, March 8-14, we shine the spotlight on women religious and encourage a wide range of campaigns and events. READ MORE...
Today is the 6th International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking, which is celebrated annually on the 8th of February after Saint Josephine Margaret Bakhita. Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery, women and girls can be trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation, boys and men are also sold for sexual exploitation. Labour trafficking and organ trafficking is also part of human trafficking.
Mary Aikenhead Ministries (MAM) are very pleased to announce the creation of the Voices from the Heart App which was launched at the MAM 10th Anniversary Conference on 23 July 2019. The App invites you into daily prayer and reflection and it is hoped that your heart will be touched by the voices of the many and varied people who work in MAM ministries; who every day take up the challenge of bringing to life the values of love, justice, compassion and hope.
On Saturday November 9th the Region gathered joyfully at the Paseo community to celebrate Sr Madeleine Meagher’s Golden Jubilee. Fr. Eamon O’Gorman presided at a liturgy in the community room and shared a deep and soul stirring reflection on apocalyptic love and friendship.
On a beautiful sunny Saturday afternoon in mid-September approximately sixty Sisters wound their way up the hill of Howth for their farewell visit to our beloved Stella Maris. As they made their way through the gate and down the avenue to the gardens the spectacular view of the sea was breath-taking and many of the Sisters chose to sit quietly on the garden seats and gaze in wonder at the beauty of the scene before them. The presence of the Lord was obvious – in the song of the birds, the blossoming of flowers and trees, in the sunshine and the sea.
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