Monthly Archives: April 2015

Sr Joan Ryan’s Jubilee

On March 25, we celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of Sr Joan Ryan, here in Wealdstone. It was a really lovely community day with the four communities from the London area coming together to celebrate. Fr Noel, the Salvatorian celebrated the Mass in 192 High Street and there we had pre-dinner drinks, after which we all went over to Spencer Road ...

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The year of Consecrated Life


This year is a special year for the Salvatorian Fathers because they are celebrating their Missionary year. On Wednesday 15th April, the Sisters from the Wealdstone communities were invited to a Mass in St Joseph’s Church to mark the end of their Chapter. We have also joined with them in planning events in honour of the Year of Consecrated life. ...

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April Reflection


Over the past few weeks in our readings from the Word of God, we have heard accounts of the reaction of different groups of people to Jesus’ resurrection. From disbelief, amazement, astonishment, they have come to accept the fact that Jesus Christ has truly risen. This has meant a profound change in their understanding of and attitude to Jesus and ...

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Religious Life

At the back left to right: Sr Mercy, Sr.Toni, Fr. Eamon Burke, Sr. Una and Sr. Mary.
In font left to right : Sr. Linh and Sr. Trinh

Most of us associate the words ‘a call’ with a vocation to the Priesthood or the Religious Life, but in fact we are all called through our Baptism and our Confirmation to be witnesses to God in the world. How we do that, is different for all of us, you as married or single, and us as Religious or Priests. Pope ...

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Launch Of Year Of Consecrated Life

LAUNCH OF YEAR OF CONSECRATED LIFE – DUBLIN DIOCESAN ADVENT SERVICE – CHURCH OF ST. PIUS X TEMPLEOGUE On November the 29th 2014 Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Dublin and Sr. Elizabeth Cotter, Vicar for Religious, invited each Congregation to bring an Advent Wreath with them to the Service and have it blessed by Archbishop Martin so as to launch the ...

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Rising to New Life


During the service of light in the Easter ceremony, the priest says, ‘may this new fire enflame us with hope’. What is our hope? to walk from now on “in newness of life” and to live with Christ forever in heaven. Lent prepared us for receiving newness of life. The first reading on the last Sunday of Lent read, ‘I ...

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Day of Consecrated life


February 1st. 2015, St. Brigid’s Church Killester Dublin. On 1st February, all religious in the Dublin Archdiocese, were invited to a special mass for Consecrated Life in St Brigid’s church, Killester. Archbishop Diarmuid Martin officiated. Two other Bishops were present and many priests of the Archdiocese of Dublin. The church was full to overflowing; around a thousand religious attended. A ...

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Ministry Experience

Sr. Helen Reynolds celebrating her 90th  birthday

My ministry here in Ireland in the RNDM Dublin community is my studies and assisting our sisters as needed. The majority of the sisters are elderly and appreciate being helped in various ways. I have been fortunate since coming to Dublin to be able to share with the sisters their experience of missionary life. I marvel at their courage in ...

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