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Daughters of Charity

Mother Nature
in Laudato Si

Mother Nature

It helps now and then to step back and have a long view……………. “Pointing to the cracks in the planet that we inhabit as well as the human causes of environmental degradation.”  Laudato Si (Page...

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May 16, 2018
Reflection
in Laudato Si

Reflection

The psalms frequently exhort us to praise God the Creator “for his steadfast love endures forever”. They also invite other creatures to join us in this praise: “Praise him, sun and moon, praise him all...

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May 16, 2018
Our Vulnerable World
in Laudato Si

Our Vulnerable World

“War always does grave harm to the environment and to the cultural riches of the people, risks which are magnified when one considers nuclear arms and biological weapons” Laudato Si’ 56-57  I am writing this...

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April 25, 2018
Living Laudato Si
in Laudato Si

Living Laudato Si

The encyclical Laudato Si was publicized for everyone on the planet on June 18, 2016.  The title means “Praise be to You,” invites everyone to care for our Common Home that God has given us....

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April 25, 2018
Gatherings in Dunardagh and High Leigh
in News

Gatherings in Dunardagh and High Leigh

Over two weekends in April Daughters of Charity from the Provinces of Ireland and Great Britain gathered to celebrate, share and dig deeper into their Vincentian heritage and Spirituality.  They listened and share on sessions...

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April 25, 2018
FAMILY HOUR
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FAMILY HOUR

In preparation for Pope Francis’ visit to Dublin to celebrate the World Meeting of Families in August 2018, the Daughters of Charity in St Agatha’s Parish have been hosting a ‘Family Hour’ each Thursday from...

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March 29, 2018
Water is Life
in Laudato Si

Water is Life

Water is precious, essential for our life, nature, animals. and all of God’s creation. Let us give thanks to God for water so precious and scarce for many. Each drop so small but is life...

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March 26, 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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March 02, 2018
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
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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
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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