– photos of the ceremony during the Sale of Work Outing in Magheramore, Wicklow

May 22nd 2010

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Tea almost over in the Sisters’ dining-room, the news is given that afterwards all will be assembling in the chapel for the special ceremony

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The Sale of Work helpers in the chapel prior to the ceremony
The Sale of Work helpers in the chapel prior to the ceremony
Sister Anne Ryan,
Congregational Leader
addresses the gathering,
acknowledging
the importance of the laity
in the mission of the Church
and of their vital role in keeping alive
the spirit of mission
in their local communities.
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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASister Ita Hannaway, author of the book, presents a copy to Catherine Dillon, niece of Sr Maura Dillon, while opposite, Sr Philomena O’Sullivan makes the presentation to Donal Cooney, long serving member of the Sale of Work Finance Committee OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMary Wall, the very active Secretary of the Sale of Work Committe, browses through the book

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABerndette Galvin , sister of Sr Marie Galvin (Pakistan) and Mary Coleman, sister of Sister Brigid O’Sullivan (Peru), both exchange greetings after they receive their copies of

MISSIONARIES HAND-in-HAND

To conclude the ceremony, Sister Ita addresses the assembled group, sharing with them how a dream she had kept in her heart for many years had at last come true with the release of the new book

MISSIONARIES HAND-in-HAND

A joyful Magnificat brought a most memorable and joyful day to a close

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAA dream come true!

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