Many photographs were taken for the recent 'Faces of Mercy' photographic exhibition in Mercy International Centre for the 20th anniversary celebrations. Here is a reflection of one such collection - that taken in the Western Province.
This is an account from Sister Bríd McLoughlin, of the time she worked with the aid agency, Trócaire, in Rwanda, after the genocide there. Bríd brings us through her discernment, her travel to Rwanda and some of her memories of this horrific time.
A “Meitheal” of Touch Ireland volunteers from many corners of Ireland arrived in McLoughlan’s Container Warehouse, Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday 27th July 2014. Within a few hours a 40 foot container with contents for dispatch was sorted, itemised etc..
Mary Doherty and Loretto Hogge from the Western Provincial Vita group visited Ethiopia recently to see how the project is progressing. Sr. Loreto says "Going to Africa was a dream of a lifetime for me"....
The New Monasticism is a growing global movement that seeks to encourage a new contemplative spirit in the world. One of its initiatives was to invite Cynthia Bourgeault to Ireland this summer.