Mission in Ministry 2021: Towards a Theology of Safeguarding. Final
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Mission in Ministry 2021: Towards a Theology of Safeguarding. Final

Reflection on a Presentation given by Justin Humphreys “Towards a Theology of safeguarding September 2021” “Prohibitive and Positive Concerns: How is a robust Theology of Safeguarding a gift to the Church?” The NBSCCCI (National Board for Safeguarding Children Catholic Church Ireland) continues to explore a Theology of Safeguarding through a series of presentations by various…

Season of Creation: Dublin Archbishop Pastoral Letter on Climate Change
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Season of Creation: Dublin Archbishop Pastoral Letter on Climate Change

“We are living on the edge of huge historical change. Our common home, indeed our only home – this planet – is under threat. Our lifestyles, and the economies which support them are contributing significantly to climate change, and to the crisis it is causing: the many wildfires raging in these days, the melting of…

Mission in Ministry 2021: Towards a Theology of Safeguarding
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Mission in Ministry 2021: Towards a Theology of Safeguarding

Reflection on a Presentation given by Dr Marcia Bunge “Towards a Theology of Safeguarding “August 2021 “What is the significance of a robust and biblically based theology of childhood for safeguarding children, strengthening theology and empowering action?” The NBSCCCI (National Board for Safeguarding Children Catholic Church Ireland) continues to explore a Theology of Safeguarding through…

Poetic Tribute to Our Silver Jubilarians
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Poetic Tribute to Our Silver Jubilarians

25 FOR THE LUO DUO AND THE IRISH MINI-STAR A SILVER CELEBRATION OF FORTITUDE AND FRAGILITY, OF FAST AND FURY, OF CONCORD AND DISCORD! (With no regular rhyme and rhythm in this poem, other literary devices colour it: assonance, allusions, inclusion, pun, paradox, contrast, irony, hyperbole and rhetorical question)  Twenty Five Years of touching and…

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Mission in Ministry 2021: Towards a Theology of Safeguarding

Reflection on a Presentation given by Fr Jim Corkery SJ “Towards a Theology of Safeguarding “, July 2021 “Does there now need to be a re-examination of the theology of salvation, in the light of the experience of survivors of sexual abuse who did not sin but who were sinned against”? The NBSCCCI (National Board…

Mission in Ministry: Towards a Theology of Safeguarding
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Mission in Ministry: Towards a Theology of Safeguarding

Reflection on Presentation given by Dr Jessie Rogers “Towards a Theology of Safeguarding” June 2021  “Jesus puts a child in their midst and tells the disciples to welcome children as a way of welcoming him”. How can the Church take that seriously today? The NBSCCCI (National Board for Safeguarding Children Catholic Church Ireland) continues to…

Year of St Joseph: A Celtic Journey with Saint Joseph
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Year of St Joseph: A Celtic Journey with Saint Joseph

To mark the “Year of St. Joseph” Vox Hiberniae draw on a variety of composers and genres to reflect musically on his life: O’Carolan, the famous Irish harper, whose familial forfeiting of estates in times of turmoil and his later nomadic existence resonate with the turbulent early years of St Joseph as he took Jesus…

Mission in Ministry: Reflection on Presentation by Una Allen, Coordinator of Towards Peace
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Mission in Ministry: Reflection on Presentation by Una Allen, Coordinator of Towards Peace

Towards a Theology of Safeguarding: How can (an understanding of) Pastoral Theology inform action to heal the spiritual damage caused by clerical abuse? The NBSCCCI (National Board for Safeguarding Children Catholic Church Ireland) continues to explore a Theology of Safeguarding through a series of presentations by various theologians, scripture scholars and ethicists. Una Allen is…