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World Refugee Day 2018. Now More Than Ever, We need To Stand With Refugees.

World Refugee Day 2018. Theme: Now More Than Ever, We need To Stand With Refugees. World Refugee Day 2018 is on June 20th. This is an annual event, held on the same date each year, and 2018 is the 18th year of the event, run by the United Nations Refugee Agency, to state that the world...

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The Power of Love by Bishop Michael Curry.

Bishop Michael Curry’s speech at Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.   Bishop Michael Curry, the presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States, delivered a gripping speech, implored Christians to put love at the center of their spiritual and political lives, at the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan...

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Archbishop Joseph Coutts of Karachi to be elevated as Cardinal

Archbishop Joseph Coutts of Karachi to be elevated as Cardinal. Pope Francis announced that he would be holding a meeting of the Church’s top council to appoint 14 new cardinals last month, including from Iraq, Pakistan, Madagascar and Japan which would reflect the universality of the Church as it “continues to proclaim God’s merciful love...

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Homily at the Funeral Mass of Sr. Mary Radcliffe.

Homily for the Funeral Mass of Sr. Mary Radcliffe,            Columban Sisters’ Chapel,     Magheramore, Wicklow May 21, 2018                 We are gathered here today to bid farewell to Mary Radcliffe, Columban missionary sister and friend.  We offer our condolences to Edward her twin who is represented here today by his daughter Caroline and...

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Earth Day 2018

Earth Day 2018: End Plastic Pollution  Countdown to April 22 Plastic pollution is poisoning our oceans and land, injuring marine life, and affecting our health!  Help End Plastic Pollution by finding out how many plastic items you consume every year and make a PLEDGE to reduce the amount. Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the information...

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Good Friday

Isaiah 52:13-53:12 See, my servant shall prosper; he shall be exalted and lifted up, and shall be very high. Just as there were many who were astonished at him –so marred was his appearance, beyond human semblance, and his form beyond that of mortals– so he shall startle many nations; kings shall shut their mouths...

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#MyFreedomDay

#MyFreedomDay March 14 is #MyFreedomDay – a CNN day-long Freedom Project which is a student-driven event to raise awareness of Modern Slavery. CNN Freedom Project for #MyFreedomDay is being held on March 14, 2018. Throughout this day, students around the world will take part in activities within their schools and communities, to raise awareness about...

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Arise My Love.

Arise, My Love! This was the homily given at the Funeral of Sr. Mary Neylon in Magheramore, Wicklow, by Sr. Maura Lyden, on February 21st, 2018.     We are gathered here this morning to express our love and sadness at the death of our loving Sister Mary. Sunday, 11th of February was the feast...

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World Day of Social Justice and remembering Asma Jehangir

World Day of Social Justice 2018 Theme: Workers on the Move: The Quest for Social Justice, and remembering Asma Jehangir.    The Social Justice theme for this year is: Workers on the Move: The Quest for Social Justice.   Social Justice is about upholding the principles of social justice which promotes gender equality or the...

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The Lunar New Year. The Year of the Dog.

The Lunar New Year. The Year of the Dog. Wishing you all a Happy Lunar New Year  The dog is the eleventh in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030, 2042… A dog is person’s good friend who can understand the...

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