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One Spiritan missionary’s life to date!

rom school talk to mission in Brazil A visiting Spiritan (Holy Ghost) priest “gave one talk, for an hour” in Dublin’s Synge St. CBS where a young Phil Doyle was a student. Phil was interested in “the missions” from that day and corresponded with the priest. However, his mother opened

Christmas Message from the Irish Spiritan Province

Many issues have dominated recent news headlines. These include devastating conflicts in Syria, Mosul and Yemen; the closure of the ’Jungle’ camp in Calais; Brexit and its implications; the US presidential elections; several critical issues in Ireland. The pain, injustice, confusion, changed reality and violence, suffered by others locally and worldwide, now camp on our own doorstep.

The Practicality of Francis Libermann ~ Séamus Galvin C.S.Sp

The only memory of Francis Libermann that I have from my seminary days is that of a very pious priest and spiritual director. The life and work of the man who guided the Congregation with such faith, love and manliness were not routinely made available to us. Therefore, we left Kimmage with little or no knowledge of this wonderful person other than the "Thoughts of the Venerable Father" ringing in our ears.

Kimmage DSC’s new MA in International Development with Maynooth University Deirdre Healy, Business Development Manager, KimmageDSC November 2016

Students from four continents are currently undertaking the MA Programme in International Development taught at and delivered by Kimmage DSC and which is newly accredited by Maynooth University (See http://kimmagedsc.ie/news/ma-maynoothu/)

Some thoughts on the recent nomination of 17 new Cardinals ~ Marc Whelan C.S.Sp.

Asked what his elevation as Cardinal meant, Archbishop Maurice E. Piat C.S.Sp. from Mauritius said that it was not about himself but a sign of Pope Francis’ attention and love for the little ones. For the Church in Mauritius, “a small church in a small island”, this is an honour.