Irish Region News Update
A Gem of Reflection by Michael Paul Galagher SJ It can be difficult for many of us to get a realistic grasp of ourselves. Some people are taught from a…
The new Apostolic Nuncio hails from Nigeria and has distinguished CV.
‘My name is Patrick... I am a sinner, a simple country person, and the least of all believers. I am looked down upon by many.
Assembly Day in the Irish Region Feb. 28, 2017 The Irish Region holds its Assembly with a one day celebration in the early part of the year and usually another one day event in the second half of the year. On the 27th of February the majority of members had arrived in time for the evening supper and later in the evening gathered for a chat accompanied by a night cap.
This is the Spring 2017 edition of St Joseph's Advocate, Ireland Read more
“Give your opinion about what a priest in Ireland needs to be at this time in our history.” I was asked to write an article on the above topic and as a result I found myself reflecting on what a long and expansive title it is. Do they not realise that I am not a theologian or scripture scholar or a philosopher or a writer but I am a simple missionary priest who is now living and working in Ireland?
This is the Winter 2016 Edition of St. Joseph's Advocate, the Magazine of the Mill Hill Missionaries in Ireland. Read more
This is first newsletter of our Child Safeguarding Office in the Irish Region. Its publication helps to acknowledge the tremendous work that has been put into making the safeguarding of children paramount by all members in the Irish Region. The Region and its members can be commended for all their efforts from the development and implementation of policies to promoting good practices in all their ministries. The work of Child Safeguarding continues in new ways to adapt the roots set down in ‘developing a more effective and accountable safeguarding environment’ where core principles evolved into seven standards in 2008. These Standards responded to the situation at that time and as Child Safeguarding moves forward these standards were revised in 2016 to facilitate our quest to maintain good practice.
In this publication, Fr.Christopher Fox mhm, an experienced director of retreats, shares some thoughts and reflections on prayer and the spiritual life. He feels that one of the greatest needs for all of us is to think deeply on the meaning of life and to free ourselves of so much mental and emotional rubbish that is throuwn at us from all sides. He writes clearly of the beauty of genuinbe religion and the teaching of Jesus and the power of Christian love.