Brother Sean Kelly

Brother Sean Kelly

Capuchin Franciscans I was very naive in that I was half expecting God to give me a call, if not in a clap of thunder, the least he could afford me was a gentle whisper. Well he did call but not in the way I expected. I now know that he choose the timefor me to be...
Julie Buckley

Julie Buckley

Sisters of Marie Reparatrice After finishing school, I trained as a nurse and later as a midwife. I gave up practicing my faith and enjoyed a busy social life. Over time tough, I experienced a growing emptiness and dissatisfaction with my life, which no socializing...

Br Malachy Thompson

Cistercians The monastic life has given me a new life full of happiness and a deep sense of peace. The life has totally exceeded all my expectations and dreams. Living with others who value the same expression of faith in a common life together has been important for...
Sr Emer O’Shaughnessy

Sr Emer O’Shaughnessy

Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy I didn’t suddenly wake up one day and decide that I was going to be a sister or to go nursing, or to work and live in Peru. One thing led to another. The people here really have a very low standard of living and working...
Br Ronan Sharpley

Br Ronan Sharpley

Franciscans OFM I worked in El Salvador with Viatores Christi as a Civil Engineer and I meet Franciscans ministering there. I experienced their spirituality put into practice every day in the friary and among the people. Franciscans were not afraid to get stuck in and...