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When We Hear The Cry - RENATE conference

renate_confA Conference on working against Human Trafficking in Europe was held from 4th to 9th September 2011 in Trzebinia, Poland. It was organized by RENATE (Religious in Europe Networking against Trafficking and Exploitation). Seventy five sisters from 17 countries of Europe (East, West and Central) gathered at this conference whose theme was ‘When we hear the Cry’.

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It's A New Day...

ESProvincial-team-and-MCThat’s how we would like to think of the event which took place at St Joseph’s convent, Hackney on 10th of September.  On that occasion the new Leadership Team for the English/Scottish Province was commissioned for the coming three years.

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Novices Help Flood Victims in Ibadan, Nigeria

eyeleye_dam_thumbThe wounds caused by the recent disastrous flood in Ibadan metropolis are still fresh and hurting, as it robbed so many of their beloved ones and properties, and many are homeless. Most people in Ibadan experienced a flood disaster which occurred on Friday 26th August 2011, between 1am to 2.30am.

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Venezuelan Young People at WYD 2011

venwyd_thumbIn August, five young people from Venezuela joined 2 million other young people from around the world in Madrid for World Youth Day 2011.  Here Alex Marrero, Eva Paredes, Vivian Saurez, Juan Carlos Rodriguez, Antonella da Silva tell of their experiences:

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Working in Ringsend and Irishtown.

ringsend_thumbSr. Maria Kenny RSC reflects on her move from the English/Scottish province to the Irish province and her new ministry:   Greetings! These are a few thoughts, reflections and experiences in my first appointment in Dublin having enjoyed 40 years in the English Province working in Birkenhead, London and Birmingham.  It was a great joy for me to return to Dublin where I received a very warm welcome.

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Neighbourhood Retreat Training: Dublin

nr_logoIf you would like to help people understand the Gospels and to pray them in their own homes. Then you are invited to the Neighbourhood Retreat Leaders Training Workshop to be held in Dublin in October. For more details CLICK HERE...

An Unlikely Friendship

margaret-farrell-thumbSr Margaret Farrell RSC recently featured on the front page of the LA Times newspaper in a story about her compassionate work in downtown Los Angeles.  To read the article click HERE.  To see a audio slideshow called ‘An unlikely friendship’ CLICK HERE and then click on the first photograph to start the slideshow.

Opening to the Gift of the NOW: England & Scotland

workshop-logo_thumbAs reported before on this website during February to June this year the Congregation held workshops in every Province and Region and invited the sisters to look more deeply at our Charism and also Ignatian Spirituality. The theme of the workshops was 'Opening to the Gift of the Now! In the English/Scottish Province two wonderful workshops took place in April and May. To read an account of what happened CLICK HERE...

Small Christian Communities growing in Nigeria

mary_balogun_thumbSr. Mary Balogun RSC is a pastoral ministry worker in Christ the King Parish, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Her ministry involves visitation of parishioners in their homes, market and work places. This has enabled her to know the kind of environment and surroundings in which the parishioners live.

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Summer Barbeque - New Life Circle

newlifebarbq_thumbAt our last General Chapter we were all invited to encourage New Life Circles of lay people who want to share in our charism and spirituality.  On the Feast of St. Ignatius, one of the New Life Circles joined us at Caritas Convent in Culver City, California for a summer barbeque. 

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