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…

Lockdown – A Song for our Time
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Lockdown – A Song for our Time

Lockdown Yes there is fear. Yes there is isolation. Yes there is panic buying. Yes there is sickness. Yes there is even death.   But, They say that in Wuhan after so many years of noise You can hear the birds again. They say that after just a few weeks of quiet The sky is…

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…