GOOD NEWS FROM OUR OFM BROTHERS
The New Team – the Minister General with his Council! Photo taken at the conclusion of the OFM recent chapter held in Assisi. Irish friar Caoimhin O Laoide (on left) was elected to to serve on the General Definitory of the Order for the next six years. May our brothers be guided by the Spirit
MUSIC AND MINISTRY TOGETHER 8-13th August 2017
Are you involved in music and ministry or do you feel called to Ministry through Music:? Then this course might be of interest to you. ALERT It is only 5 days before this wonderful course begins in Roscrea and there are still some places available if you are interested in taking part. WHEN:
ANOTHER GOOD NEWS STORY
Sr Stanislaus Kennedy from the Religious Sisters of Charity was recently presented with the 2017 Fitzgerald Bible Bruff Award in Limerick. This award was presented in honour of Sr Stan’s lifelong contribution and wonderful work on behalf of the poor, the homeless and the abused in our society. We often hear stories of the wonderful
PRESENTATION BROTHERS OFFER VOCATION WEEK-END
The Presentation Brothers are offering a vocation weekend to anyone who may be asking ‘Why’? Pope Francis announced that the 2018 Synod of Bishops will treat the topic ‘Young people, the Faith and Vocational discernment’. The Presentation Brothers see this as exciting news for them as their mission is about ‘forming Christ in the young’.
Congratulations to Fr Aidan McGrath OFM
Vocations Ireland would like to congratulate Fr Aidan McGrath OFM on his recent appointment as the new provincial for the Irish Province. We assure you of our prayers and support as you respond to this important Ministry. We pray too for your Council as you begin this new term of office together.
Congratulations to Rev Eric Cooney
Vocations Ireland are delighted to offer their congratulations to Rev Eric Cooney, (Deacon) who has recently been appointed as the Coordinator of the National Diocesan Office for Vocations. We would like to wish Eric well in his new post. We look forward to continuing to work collaboratively with Eric and Fr Willie Purcell and the
Medical Missionary of Mary & U2
Sr Anne Carr from Dublin is a Medical Missionary of Mary sister who worked extensively in Africa during her Missionary Life. It was while working in Africa in Malawi, that Sister Anne first met Bono. Sr Anne inspired Bono resulting in the song “Crumbs from Your Table” being penned in 2004 and appearing in U2’s
Vocation Ireland June Newsletter
Vocations Newsletter June
Final Profession of Sr Sabina O.P.
A Good News Story. Vocations Ireland wish to congratulate Sr Sabina Schratz O.P who recently celebrated her Final Profession with the Dominican Sisters Cabra. Sr Sabina Professing her Vows Sr Sabina with Sr Elisabeth OP Congregation Prioress and Sr Martina Prioress Mission Area of Ireland Sr Sabina with Sr Eileen O’Connell who made her First
Are you interested in taking part in a Research Project on the future of Religious Life?
Religious life Future Participant information sheet About the Research Project The goal of the project is to understand more deeply the expectations and challenges of religious life for new entrants. We want to look specifically at the experiences of women who have entered, left, and/or are considering entering congregations since 2000. This project is