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90th Birthday Celebration of Sr Bríd Kerin RSC

1904 brid kerin thumbSr Bríd’s 90th Birthday Celebration took place on 16th February 2019 and was organised by Past Pupils, of the former St Mary’s School for the Visually Impaired in Merrion, Dublin. Sr Bríd was Headmistress of St Mary’s School from 1959 – 1987. During those years monumental changes occurred in the education of the Visually Impaired...

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A Visit to the Heritage Centre

On Saturday February 23rd forty of Sr Monica Byrnes nieces and nephews with their husbands, wives and a few children, gathered for a visit to the Heritage Centre. This visit was well planned beforehand by Sr Mary Roche so it all went smoothly. The excitement among the group was very tangible as some would not have met for a long time.

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Climate Justice Candle

1904 cabra thumbEco-Congregation Ireland’s ‘Shine a Light on Climate Justice’ initiative was launched at the National Ecumenical Prayer Service for COP21 in the presence of President Michael D. Higgins in November, 2015. The climate Justice Candle has been journeying around Ireland and Northern Ireland since then.

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Stanhope Street celebrates 200 years

0419 stanhope st thumbOn Saturday, 2nd February, a Mass was celebrated in the Holy Family Church, Aughrim Street, to mark the 200th anniversary of the foundation of Stanhope Street convent. It was on this very day, 2nd February 1819, that Mary Aikenhead and the first Sisters of Charity arrived in Stoneybatter.

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Visit to the Olive Muslim School Hackney

On the 3rd December 2018 the Mission Team in St. Joseph’s Hospice, Hackney (Carolyne Barber and Sr. Maria Coates) were invited to deliver an Assembly to the children of Olive School, Hackney. The Olive School is a Muslim faith primary school, established in response to community demand for high-quality education that meets the aspirations of local families. It is a Muslim faith school that promotes traditional British values and welcomes applications from all faiths and none.

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#OurTurn petition handed in to Prime Minister

1901 ourturn thumbSister of Charity, Sr Patricia Byrne attended the submission of the #OurTurn petition to the Prime Minister’s residence, No. 10 Downing Street. In this article Patricia explains about the situation in the UK regarding Child Migrants and those who are working to alleviate the many problems the children face.

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