Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Rise of the Roses


On Saturday, 27th June,  Srs. Una Rutledge, Regina Mc Cullagh and Thuy Linh, attended a Religious function in the Redemptoristine Convent in Drumcondra, Dublin 9, to mark the year of Consecrated Life. The title of the event  was “The Rise of The Roses”.  The actual Roses are a group of young people from the North, who, as volunteers at the ...

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Celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life

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On Saturday 20th June, all Religious in the Archdiocese of Dublin were invited to a special mass for Consecrated Life in the ProCathedral Dublin, at 3 p.m. A group of the Sisters from the Churchtown community attended. The chief celebrant was Archbishop Diarmuid Martin. Other bishops and priests concelebrated with him namely Eamonn Walsh and Dr Fields as well as ...

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Sisters from other Congregations


To celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, we as a community in 108 invited one Sister friend from another Congregation for afternoon tea on 5th May.  Six Sisters who had been missionaries in countries different from ours responded to our invitation.  We had a wonderful informal time together sharing stories and experiences.  The power of a story certainly generates other ...

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The work of the Holy Spirit

We are all aware that the world today is beset with tensions and violence in the North and South, in the Middle East, in Africa and many other countries.  There are threats, new conflicts and other evils in the news every day.  We have all been saddened by the enormous earthquake in Nepal and the appalling tragedies of migrants who ...

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Loreto Course


On the 5th June Sisters Mercy from the Philippines and Trinh from Vietnam will graduate from their year’s programme at Loreto House in Dublin. They participated in the Religious Formation Ministry Programme, a one year course offered by the Irish Missionary Union.  The Programme addresses the task of preparing women and men in a cross cultural setting for the ministry ...

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Year of Consecrated Life

On the evening of Sunday 26th April, Vocations Sunday, over three hundred people from the Diocese and beyond gathered in Saint Eugene’s Cathedral to mark the Year of Consecrated Life.   This was a significant moment for on this day the names of those in consecrated life who originally come from the diocese and who minister in the diocese in other ...

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June Reflection

One of our Sisters tells the story of her young grand-nephew of 4 years old. Having been told something by his grandmother and been warned that it was a secret, just between the two of them, she said, “Don’t let the cat out of the bag!” He was very good, even though he struggled to keep the secret to himself. ...

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