From left to right :  Sr. Pauline McDonald RNDM, Rev Jim Hurley (Vicar for Religious Southwark Diocese)  and Sr. Aileen SHJM

On June 2nd Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions invited me to offer a Votive Mass of the Visitation (a special Feast in the Congregation’s Calendar) for Euphrasie Barbier Communi ty and the Sisters in St. Anne’s. Sister Yvonne invited the Chigwell Sisters from Herne Bay, the Benedictine Nuns from Minster, the Franciscan Sisters of Littlehampton and Sister Patricia (Sister ...

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Srs. Mary Foley , Antonia, Minh Thao, Thuy Linh and  Ita McCabe,

Speaking on the Feast of St. Brigid in St. Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh Archbishop Eamon Martin prayed with the assembled consecrated women and men that the Holy Spirit would “fall afresh on us”, blowing where God wills through our parishes,convents,, monasteries and religious houses. He continued by saying that “Religious Congregations – some old, some new – will continue to quietly ...

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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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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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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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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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