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Mission Appeals 2019

Last year the Spiritans (Holy Ghost Missions) held Mission Appeals throughout the Diocese of Cashel & Emly, and the Diocese of Tuam. Our thanks to all who generously supported our appeals.

Irish Spiritans who died in 2018

Five members of the Irish Spiritan Province died during the course of 2018.

Safeguarding Training in the Province of Kenya, September 2018

Safeguarding Training in the Province of Kenya, September 2018 Brendan Carr C.S.Sp. Almost all Spiritans working in Kenya, and a number serving in South Sudan or Tanzania were among some 40 participants who came together in Nairobi for a workshop on safeguarding children. The training was provided by the Spiritan Safeguarding Office of the Irish Province which had previously given a similar course to Spiritans in Ghana, Mozambique and Tanzania, and to another religious congregation in Nigeria.

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.

In the Footsteps of the Founders Paris, 25th – 28th Oct ~ Ms Mary Jo Delaney

Paris is arguably one of the most cultured cities on the planet. As this year’s Spiritan pilgrimage neared, I couldn’t but be distracted by thoughts of its architectural sites, objets d’art and museums. At Dublin Airport on departure day, I could almost hear the accordion playing La Vie en Rose!