Ireland: The Covid-19 Story from the Mill Hill Missionaries at St Joseph’s, Dublin (Part 2)
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Ireland: The Covid-19 Story from the Mill Hill Missionaries at St Joseph’s, Dublin (Part 2)

We had a number of members in isolation. Each phoned the doctor and explained their symptoms and we took the temperatures and let the doctor know if there were any of concern.  Each one in isolation required meals so three times a day trays of food were prepared and brought round to the rooms of…

Ireland: The Covid-19 Story from the Mill Hill Missionaries at St Joseph’s, Dublin (Part 1)
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Ireland: The Covid-19 Story from the Mill Hill Missionaries at St Joseph’s, Dublin (Part 1)

In the late afternoon of the 26th March we found out from the hospital that one of our members who had been admitted a few days previously was Covid 19 positive.  Already some members had been in isolation in their rooms from the 16th of March.  Writing tonight, some 13 members were in isolation at…

Archbishop Neary of Tuam, Ireland: Central Question amid current Coronacrisis is: Do You Believe?
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Archbishop Neary of Tuam, Ireland: Central Question amid current Coronacrisis is: Do You Believe?

For the Church in Ireland this has come at a time of weakness unparalleled in its recent history. And yet the challenge was met. Parishes organised Masses on webcam and radio. Many priests and bishops took to ministry via online and digital media with flair and creativity. A tired Church, wearied by relentless change, found…

Rockstar Bono Witnesses to his Faith in Jesus
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Rockstar Bono Witnesses to his Faith in Jesus

Bono, the lead singer of U2 rockband, speaks candidly of his faith in Jesus, the place of prayer in his life, relating to God.

Father James O’Donoghue MHM   RIP
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Father James O’Donoghue MHM RIP

It is with regret that we inform you of the death on the 14th of April, 2020 in Dublin, Ireland at the age of 85  of Father James (Jim) O’Donoghue Mill Hill Missionary May he rest in peace Fr. Jim O’Donoghue was born on the 27th of May, 1934 at Cahirciveen in the County of…

Ireland: New Director for World Missions Ireland
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Ireland: New Director for World Missions Ireland

We are thrilled to introduce you to Fr Michael O’Sullivan M.Afr., the new Director of World Missions Ireland! Fr Michael, a fluent French and Arabic speaker, was selected for the role after returning to Ireland following more than twenty-five years of missionary service in the Middle East. Michael is a member of the White Fathers of Africa and originally…

Father Robert (Fachtna) Staunton MHM  RIP
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Father Robert (Fachtna) Staunton MHM RIP

It is with regret that we inform you of the death on the 30th March 2020 at 7.25 in the morning at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland at the age of 85 of Father Robert (Fachtna) Staunton Mill Hill Missionary May he rest in peace Fr. Robert (Fachtna) Staunton was born in Timoleague, Cork on…

Ireland: Church Bells to Ring on St Patrick’s Day
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Ireland: Church Bells to Ring on St Patrick’s Day

“At this time, due to the Coronavirus, Mass is being celebrated but without the congregation being physically present so the ringing of Church bells is a call to prayer – wherever you are – and a reminder of the faith that has sustained the people of our island throughout the centuries,” Bishop Phonsie said. “The…

Father Thomas Keoghan MHM  RIP
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Father Thomas Keoghan MHM RIP

It is with regret that we inform you of the death on the 11th.day of March, 2020, in Trim, Co. Meath, Ireland aged 95 of Father Tom Keoghan Mill Hill Missionary May he rest in peace   Tom was born on 10th of June, 1924 at Lisduff, Virginia, Ireland, in the diocese of Kilmore. His…

Kenya: Handing on the Missionary Baton
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Kenya: Handing on the Missionary Baton

I first met Tom McGrath in Luanda when I joined my basic formation program. I had the impression of a man who was so much in love with his mission. Every Wednesday after pastoral outreach, Tom would be there to welcome us back and listen to our stories. Many times we spent the day out…