The 15th General Chapter of the Missionary Sisters of St. Columban will be held at St. John of God Retreat Centre, Ballyvaloo, Blackwater, Co Wexfrod from 2nd to 28th July...
An Irish nun who helped provide health services for the poor and sick for more than 50 years while working as missionary in Korea has been named Cork Person of...
There are many different types of root systems. The deepest roots are generally found in deserts and the deepest observed living root was found to be 60 metres! Some roots...
Proudly, silent and still, Twilight skeleton, leaf-count nil. Stark witness to glories changing fast, In the transience of things not meant to last. Spring leaves bud to share the light. Summer flowers to shade our...
“We find God is already with us even in the mess and mayhem of our life. We find...
Columban Sr. Mary Dillon recounts one man’s descent into hell through heroin addiction and how the Hope Centre in Myitkyina is helping him get back on his feet. Myint Saung was born in a very small village in middle Myanmar 38 years ago. His primary...
“You must always hold on to God, the deep, hidden, lofty almighty God”
“The spirit of the congregation will be that of all embracing charity and no effort should be spared to meet various demands which may arise.”
Mother Mary Patrick
“Lord, accomplish what is good in me; grant me what I know I need.”
The work is God’s work. Not yours or mine. We happen to be the instruments…God is behind the whole thing and he will see it through. The watch word now is forward. Full steam ahead”
Fr. John Blowick
“If you wish to know the creator, understand the creation”
We must make everyone a woman in her own right –she must be a woman and a woman of God.”
Dr. Michael O’ Dwyer SSC
“This is my commandment: love one another, as I have loved you.”
Charity Number: Co. Reg. No.496854 CHY 2903
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