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 ...

Address* of Welcome to the Spiritan Education Trust (SET) Annual Seminar January 2019

Thar ceann SET, fáilte romhaibh go dtí ár gcomhdháil bhliantúil. Tá lúcháir orm go bhfuil an oiread seo daoine anseo linn inniu. Mar ghrúpa de cheannairí scoile le luachanna coitianta, is feidir linn úsáid a bhaint as an ocáid sea chun foghlaim óna chéile. Mo bhuíochas le gach éinne a roghnaigh a bheith rannpháirteach linn; tá súil agam go mbainfidh sibh taitneamh agus tairbhe as na laethanta seo.

Congratulations to Archbishop Kwofie of Accra, Ghana ~ 31st January 2019

The Spiritan Superior General, Fr. John Fogarty C.S.Sp., has sent a message of congratulations to Bishop John Bonaventure Kwofie C.S.Sp (pictured) who was recently appointed the new Metropolitan Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Accra, Ghana.

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.

5th January 2019 Two Spiritans, ordained in the 1950s, share a birthday!

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.