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Daughters of Charity

Resurrection Hope
in Laudato Si

Resurrection Hope

The waters of the ocean are polluted with micro beads, plastic bags and other rubbish from our excess. In more recent days these same waters are choked with the bodies of our brothers and sisters...

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February 23, 2018
Climate Change
in Laudato Si

Climate Change

When I think of the beautiful scenery which I have been privileged to see, I am filled with a sense of wonder and joy. With gratitude I ask the Lord to watch over His creatures...

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February 05, 2018
Plant a Tree!
in Laudato Si

Plant a Tree!

The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2004, Pro. Wangari Mathai, has left Kenya and indeed the whole world an example of how to grow towards sustainable development, democracy, and peace. Her idea gave...

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January 22, 2018
Our Common Home
in Laudato Si

Our Common Home

Earlier this year the sisters, students and priests of the Vincentian Family in Chanzo and De Paul, inspired by Laudato Si, decided to clean and clear the “De Paul” river as a sign and symbol...

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January 14, 2018
VINCENTIAN FAMILY IRELAND
in News

VINCENTIAN FAMILY IRELAND

The Vincentian Family comprises those organisations founded by and/or inspired by the life and work of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac. They share the belief that God is present among us,...

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January 09, 2018
Ecology: Use less, Reuse and Recycle
in News

Ecology: Use less, Reuse and Recycle

The following is an edited version of an editorial from the Guardian Newspaper on recycling Take-out coffee and bottled water symbolise both the luxury and the waste of the early 21st century. They represent the...

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January 09, 2018
The Garden of the World  
in Laudato Si

The Garden of the World  

St. Francis faithful to the Scripture, invites us to see nature as a magnificent book in which God speaks to us and grants us a glimpse of his infinite beauty and goodness. Laudato Si, paragraph...

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December 05, 2017
Spiritual Directors Programme
in News

Spiritual Directors Programme

The Spiritual Directors Programme will begin in Dublin in 2018 and the closing date for application is late February.  The information brochure and Application Pack are available to download from this website.  All further queries...

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November 30, 2017
Celebration in Knock
in News

Celebration in Knock

On Saturday 4 November 2017 the Daughters of Charity were invited to celebrate their life and ministry in Knock Parish. This occasion was to mark their withdrawal from St Mary’s Hostel. St Mary’s was opened...

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November 23, 2017
Sr Breege Keenan receives Award
in News

Sr Breege Keenan receives Award

The African Chaplaincy in Dublin celebrated its 10th Anniversary.  On the occasion of the celebration Sr Breege Keenan was presented with an award for her dedicated and continuous service of the African community in Dublin.

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November 23, 2017
Symposium in Rome
in News

Symposium in Rome

A symposium of the Vincentian Family took place in Rome from 12 to 15 October. The theme was: ‘welcoming the stranger’. Thousands of delegates from the many branches of the Vincentian Family gathered from all...

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November 06, 2017
Carnew Highlights
in News

Carnew Highlights

During the past few months there have been many happenings in Carnew.  The Carnew Community Art Group held and exhibition of their work in August. Sr Mary Crosbie has been transferred to Dublin to take...

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November 06, 2017
An Evening to Remember
in News

An Evening to Remember

On a beautiful summer’s evening in the leafy upmarket suburb of Lake Forest – one hour outside Chicago. The Weber family hosted the most amazing party in their Italianesque style mansion in order to raise...

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October 31, 2017
FUN QUIZ NIGHT
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FUN QUIZ NIGHT

FUN QUIZ NIGHT IN AID OF The Daughters of Charity Mission Development Fund DATE:  Thursday 9th November 2017 VENUE: St. Jude’s G.A.A. Club, Wellington Lane, Templeogue, Dublin 6W TIME: 8.00pm COST: €40.00 for TABLE of 4  For Further Information Contact...

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October 25, 2017
St John’s Cathedral Limerick
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St John’s Cathedral Limerick

If you are visiting Limerick city, a visit to St John’s Cathedral is a must. Its construction began with the laying of the foundation stone in May 1856 and in the centuries following major renovations...

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September 25, 2017
Céad Míle Fáilte
in News

Céad Míle Fáilte

A lovely surprise was awaiting the Daughters of Charity in Knock during the past week.  Sr Margaret Coyne from Carlisle Place came to visit. She was accompanied by her sisters Sabina and Eileen.  It was...

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September 19, 2017