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Daughters of Charity

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Gathering of Sisters in Dunardagh
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Gathering of Sisters in Dunardagh

A number of sisters were invited to gather in St Catherine’s, Dunardagh on Saturday 16 September to contemplate the issues that are most essential to us now. Sr Bridget Ehlert SSL facilitated the conversation. It...

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September 19, 2017
Young SVP Junior Conference
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Young SVP Junior Conference

A wonderful conference was organised by the Youth Offices of the Western Region of the Society of St Vincent de Paul recently in Knock.  Almost 400 students from counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon came together...

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September 19, 2017
Concert for the Missions
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Concert for the Missions

Just to let you know that we are having a concert for the Missions in Draiocht Theatre in Blanchardstown on Wednesday the 20th September 2017. The concert is a tribute to Percy French so it should...

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September 05, 2017
St Mary’s Kilbegnet.
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St Mary’s Kilbegnet.

This parish church named St Mary’s in the village of Kilbegnet on the Roscommon – Galway border, has a beautiful surprise when you visit. There is an unexpected delight as you begin to move up...

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August 30, 2017
Jubilee Gathering 2017
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Jubilee Gathering 2017

During this past weekend many of the Sisters who entered the Daughters of Charity during the years 1956 – 1957 gathered together in St Catherine’s Provincial House Dunardagh, to celebrate their Diamond Jubilee. The sisters...

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June 27, 2017
Sir Cliff Richard visits Dunardagh
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Sir Cliff Richard visits Dunardagh

On Tuesday 13 June Sir Cliff Richard paid a surprise visit to St Catherine’s Provincial House, Dunardagh.  Sir Cliff is in Ireland to perform at a concert. Over twenty sisters are on retreat in Dunardagh,...

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June 15, 2017
LAUDATO SI O MI SIGNORE!
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LAUDATO SI O MI SIGNORE!

On 10th June 2017 105 Daughters of Charity gathered in their Provincial House in Blackrock Dublin to complete this year’s work on Laudato Si. As part of our Province Plan drawn up in 2016, we...

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June 13, 2017