Sr Nuala McGinley writes about the Hackney Carnival 2017 that saw 30,000 people line the streets between Hackney Town Hall and Regent’s Canal and where the first ever Carnival Elders bus, organised by St Joseph’s Hospice, made an appearance.
Over most of the past year the Sisters in England/Scotland have been discerning together as a Province about their future viability. During that time, they have been praying a prayer of Discernment. To further share the fruits of their discerning and to gather in the harvest of those months they met as a Province in May, in Clydebank, for two days. Read on to see what happened...
This year in September Sr Muriel Larkin had the privilege of revisiting Nigeria for three weeks. It was a wonderful experience and in this article she expresses her gratitude to the Congregation for giving her this opportunity. She also tells us all about her time there.
On Saturday 2nd September 2017 about 120 Sisters of Charity gathered in Donnybrook, Dublin to witness the commissioning of a new Provincial Team who will lead the Irish Province for the next six years. Sr Úna O’Neill has been appointed the Provincial Leader and will be supported by Srs Anne Marie Costelloe, Catherina Kenny, Geraldine Byrne and Rosaleen Crossan.
St Margaret of Scotland Hospice Consultant, Professor John Welsh, was formally received into the Church on this very special Holy Day. In a moving and inclusive Mass on the Feast of the Ascension, Canon Gerard Tartaglia, supported by Hospice Chaplain Frank Wilson, welcomed Professor John to the Church.
In June 2017, 6th Class pupils in Glór na Mara Primary School, Tramore, Co. Waterford became the recipients of the Our World Irish Aid National Award.
The 3rd June 2017 was a remarkable day in the history of the Nigerian Region as they celebrated the Leadership teams. On this day all the sisters gathered in Lagos at the Regional House in Satellite Town.
Sr Nuala McGinley shares with us her experience of being part of a committed group who meet in Central London every month to pray together: “I am part of a group of practising Catholics who meet in the Church of ‘Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Gregory’ in Warwick Street, Piccadilly in Central London on the last Saturday of each month, to pray...