Father Michael Anselm Aherne MHM Has Died.  R.I.P.
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Father Michael Anselm Aherne MHM Has Died. R.I.P.

It is with regret that we inform you of the death on the 24th day of September, 2022 in Atawhai Assisi Care Home & Hospital in Hamilton, New Zealand, aged 84, of  Father Michael Anselm Aherne Mill Hill Missionary May he rest in peace Michael Anselm Aherne was born on the 21st of April, 1938…

Listening to the Voice of Creation: Urgent Call to Conversion
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Listening to the Voice of Creation: Urgent Call to Conversion

Archbishop of Armagh Eamon Martin, calling for ecological conversion, said: “The challenge rests with each and all of us.” He said everyone is called to share both the burden of the climate crisis and the search for solutions in their personal lives at home, in their schools, and in parishes and communities. Source: The Tablet…

Awaking Inside: Religious Formation Ministry Programme at Loreto House, Ireland
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Awaking Inside: Religious Formation Ministry Programme at Loreto House, Ireland

Sr. Samira Gill, a Presentation Sister from Pakistan, dedicated her life to serving the poor. But that left no time to understand her own spiritual needs. Then she joined the one-year Religious Formation Ministry Programme, or RFMP, at Loreto House in Blackrock, County Dublin, in Ireland. “I was ignoring myself,” said Gill, 38. “This course has helped me…

Fr. Bartholomew (Bart) Daly MHM Has Died. May He Rest  In Peace
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Fr. Bartholomew (Bart) Daly MHM Has Died. May He Rest In Peace

It is with regret that we inform you of the death on the 6th day of August, 2022 in Wexford General Hospital, Ireland aged 86, of Bartholomew (Bart) Daly May he rest in peace Mill Hill Missionary Fr. Bart, as we knew him affectionately in Mill Hill circles, was born on the 16th of April,…

Jubilee Day 2022 in the Irish Region.
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Jubilee Day 2022 in the Irish Region.

Family and friends from various parts of Ireland, England, Scotland and New York arrived at St. Joseph’s House on Sunday 24th July to celebrate the Diamond Jubilees of John Ambrose, Bart Daly and Tony Murphy and the Golden Jubilees of Patrick Molloy, Jim O’Connell and Denis O’Connor.  The Irish Region hosts the family representatives and…

Father Michael (Mike) O’Brien MHM Has Died.  R.I.P.
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Father Michael (Mike) O’Brien MHM Has Died. R.I.P.

It is with regret that we inform you of the death on the afternoon of the 27th day of April, 2022 at the Beacon Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, aged 80, of Father Michael (Mike) O’Brien Mill Hill Missionary May he rest in peace Mike, as we knew him affectionately in the Mill Hill Missionaries, was born…

Uganda/Ireland: 20th Anniversary of Violent Death of Fr Declan O’Toole MHM
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Uganda/Ireland: 20th Anniversary of Violent Death of Fr Declan O’Toole MHM

On the 21st March 2002 Fr. Declan was shot dead together with his driver Patrick Longoli and his cook Fidelis Longole while travelling on their way home from a peace meeting within the territory of his mission. Fr. Declan’s cause has been opened since October 2014 for Beatification by Most Rev. Dr. Giueppe Filippi, M.C.C.I,…

Fr Christy Fox MHM Remembered
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Fr Christy Fox MHM Remembered

A talented author, Fr Christy wrote three books: ‘Painted Butterflies: Memories of a Missionary’ (2015), ‘Our Lady’s Apron: A collection of articles on spiritual topics’ (2016) and ‘The Miracle of the Universe’ (2021). In one article from Mission Today, he discussed the miracle of a close and personal relationship with God, observing: ‘Modern research is…

Saint Patrick’s – On Celtic Spirituality
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Saint Patrick’s – On Celtic Spirituality

In the week or so before Christmas 2007, Heritage Ireland, the body responsible for conserving and promoting Irish heritage, advertised that it would be possible to view the Winter solstice from Newgrange on its webcam. This is where the rising sun over the Boyne Valley enters this famous passage tomb in Newgrange on the days…