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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…

Ireland: Knock Shrine reopens
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Ireland: Knock Shrine reopens

Mission in Ministry 2021: Spiritual Dawn Chorus at Knock Shrine The sun is shining, the birds are singing, a dawn chorus of spiritual excitement has arrived with the lifting of lockdown restrictions and the opening of the International Eucharistic and Marian Shrine at Knock. Pilgrims emerge from the nothing of nothingness of Covid restrictions, from…

Towards a Theology of Safeguarding: How to put a Theology of Safeguarding into Practice
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Towards a Theology of Safeguarding: How to put a Theology of Safeguarding into Practice

Mission in Ministry 2021: (Reflection on the presentation given by Fr Paddy Boyle April 2021 The NBSCCCI (National Board for Safeguarding Children Catholic Church Ireland) is currently undertaking a series of reflections and presentations to develop a Theology of Safeguarding. Fr Paddy Boyle is a priest of the Archdiocese of Dublin, with a background in…

Mission in Ministry 2021: Between the Virtual and the Physical
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Mission in Ministry 2021: Between the Virtual and the Physical

 “A bifurcated ministry, between virtual and physical” Knock Shrine-Ireland At this time of our unfolding human history we are experiencing a bifurcated reality. We live within the constraints of a worldwide pandemic. Our lives are influenced to varying degrees by social distancing, sanitizing and isolation. We are situated between a virtual and a physical realm….

New Book by Fr. Christopher Fox MHM: The Miracle of the Universe
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New Book by Fr. Christopher Fox MHM: The Miracle of the Universe

This third book by Fr. Christopher Fox is a collection of personal reflections seen through his own very clear lens that colours his world view and coloured with a number of anecdotes and jokes. He continues to tell his stories with that light touch of a good story teller that displayed itself in his previous…