What Might Empowering Justice Look Like? A special conference, at the end of April, invited participants to reflect on justice, empowerment and empowerment through networking. After an excellent mornings reflection from Diarmuid O’ Murchu, participants were invited to apply the principles of this vision to particular areas of work – Advocacy, Activism, Community Engagement, Homelessness, Prison, or Addiction. A wonderfully rich conversation flowed that inspired and benefited all present. After a fantastic day, Sr. Brenda summed it up well when she expressed deep gratitude for Diarmuid’s input [...]
“The World is Charged With the Grandeur of God.” Gerard Manley Hopkins. April gifts us with a chance for a new beginning. Lengthening daylight and the appearance of flowers from the cold earth can lift our hearts and renew our energy. Easter too can be a new beginning, a moment for us to find new hope and joy. We wish you a happy Springtime and Eastertide, a time when we can stop and breath in all the promise these delightful [...]
The Sisters of Faith for Peace held their Women’s Interfaith Wellness Event at the centre on Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018, and it was a really wonderful experience. To read more click here
Today, February 1 – marks the first day of spring, also known as Lá Fhéile Bhríde, Saint Brigid’s Feast Day. The cold, dark winter days will give way to long, bright, warmer Spring days. St Brigid’s Day may brings back childhood memories of making the ‘Brigid Cross’ at school. This small cross is usually woven from rushes and has four arms tied at the ends and a woven square in the middle.
Happy Christmas Thanks for your support. Looking forward to welcoming you to our centre for an interesting Programme of Events in 2018!
Gentle music providing moments of peace, quiet, calm and reflection for those who listen to it. Read More
Thursday, 2 November 2017 – All Souls Day As November begins, we remember and pray for those we know and love who have died.
“Wherever men and women are condemned to live in poverty, human rights are violated. To come together to ensure that these rights be respected is our solemn duty.” Father Joseph Wresinski– founder of the International Movement ATD Fourth World Remembering people who struggle with the violence of poverty – Tuesday, 17 February 2017 marked the 30th anniversary of the first Human Rights and Poverty stone having been laid in Paris. The Lord Mayor Mícheál MacDonnch addressed the gathering held at the Social Justice and Poverty [...]
Friday, September 1st is World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, celebrated by the Orthodox Church since 1989 and by the Catholic Church since 2015. It is also the beginning of the Season of Creation, which ends on October 4th, the feast day of St. Francis. On Friday, take a moment to appreciate and give thanks for God’s gifts of nature. Join with Christians around the world praying for creation. Together with Pope Francis, pray for our common home: A Prayer for Our Earth All-powerful God, you [...]