News and Events

Saint Patrick’s Day

When Saint Patrick came back to Ireland, did he realise what he was doing?  The whole of Ireland celebrates this day, and half the world celebrates with us! Let us unite in bringing peace to the world, respecting every human person whatever their beliefs, for all are made in the image of our Father, God.

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Rome January 18 – 22

Pope Francis has summoned heads of Episcopal Conferences from 180 countries to Rome for a Conference on the burning issue of historic child sexual abuse in the church.      We pray for great honesty, courage, compassion  and resolution among all those taking part.    

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Bakhita Patron Saint of Sudan

  Bakhita’s childhood – can we even imagine?                                                                      Posted February 5th 2019 She was born in Sudan, somewhere near Darfur, in...

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Saint Bakhita

February 8th Feast of Saint Bakhita.  Born in Sudan, captured as a slave, cruelly treated.  Freed in Italy, baptised…  a life of love born of suffering. see Blog

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Into a new year

The home of the Queen of Sheba! From our Sisters in the Ethiopia Region                                                                                   ...

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The tragedies of trafficking

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Trauma healing for people displaced by Boko Haram attacks in North East Nigeria

 Sister Franca Onyibor, Missionary Sister of the Holy Rosary, writes about the healing work she and her colleague, Duke, are doing in some of the camps for Internally Displaced People (IDPs)     There are 700 people at this camp and they all wished to participate. Sadly, for a start, we are choosing to work with the number we can manage (35) and choosing from those most in need.

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Embracing Peace in North East Nigeria

By Sister Franca Onyibor mshr. Franca describes efforts to sow seeds of peace using the skills of Non-Violent Communication in North East Nigeria, where the Boko Haram conflict has been tearing communities apart.  She and her colleague, Duke, meet and listen to people on both sides.

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