Helen Diviney had just retired from the specialised ministry of Reading Recovery, when she began the totally new role of coordinating the newly formed Mercy International Reflection Process Team. Here, she gives her first response to the role.
SpIRE is a new Spirituality Institute for Research and Education in Ireland. It opened this summer with a guest speaker: Dr James Finlay, the author of The Palace of Unknowing. His formative time with Thomas Merton was a big influence on him.
Mullaghmore was the setting for tragedy in August 1979, a bomb exploded on Lord Mountbatten's boat off the Sligo coast. Recently, Prince Charles visited the area in a gesture of peace and included a visit to the Mercy Peace Garden.
This is an inspiring interview given by Sister Gabrielle McManus on Athlone Community Radio. Listen in to be entertained, to be impressed at the variety of her ministries and to be proud that she is one of us!
The Western Province held a day recently with John Philip Newell. His expansive input and gracious presence were enjoyed by a large gathering in Claregalway. Moments throughout the day brought us to meaningful, quiet prayer....