Spiritan News

Dublin’s Lord Mayor visits St. Michael’s College

On Thursday January 24th, as part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, Lord Mayor Nial Ring (pictured with Duquesne in Dublin students and staff) paid a visit to the primary, secondary and third-level facilities in St. Michael’s College. The Lord Mayor spoke briefly about how important it was that we all take time out for ourselves each day and focus on what we're grateful for.

Letter from Brazil ~ Áine O’Donoghue, teacher at Willow Park Junior School

In February the Willow Wheelers completed their annual mission trip to learn more about the work of the Spiritans and to have the chance to (re-)visit supported projects. This year the trip was to Brazil. In Belém Mission, a facility that provides help for people who are seeking to recover from the scourge of addiction, Fr. Pat McNamara explains the challenge. Homeless addicts are offered ...

Homily at broadcast Mass on RTÉ - Sunday, 13th January 2019 - Paddy Moran C.S.Sp.

In my life it was a great privilege to work as a missionary in Ethiopia for eleven years. I ministered in a prison for six of those years. One of the projects that we started was a way for prisoners to express themselves through painting. It was always a great joy to watch the artists at work and a privilege to see that through their art they engaged with their prison world. Art also allowed them to engage with issues outside the prison. Migration was one such issue.

Spiritan-led, overseas development work funded by Misean Cara in 2018

Spiritan-led, overseas development work funded by Misean Cara in 2018 Connie O’Halloran, Overseas Development Officer. Funding via Misean Cara to Spiritan-led overseas development projects in four countries amounted to just under €900,000 for 2018.

Spiritans in Ireland elect new Provincial - 29th June 2018

Fr. Martin Kelly C.S.Sp. (pictured) has been elected Provincial of the Spiritan (Holy Ghost) Congregation in Ireland for a three-year mandate, with effect from 1st September 2018. He will succeed Fr. Marc Whelan C.S.Sp. who has served in the role since 2012.