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Our CD

Our CD

Our CD titled ” A Time to Pray ” is now available. We hope you will take the time to join us in prayer and that this CD will help you in the joys and sorrows of daily living. We have chosen the themes of Praise and Thanksgiving, Trust, Eucharist, Our Lady and Angels. You […]

Monastic Experience

Monastic Experience

Young ladies discerning a religious vocation are welcome to “Come and See” on Saturday 27 May 2017 from 11am to 5 pm. If interested please CONTACT US “When He calls, God says: You are important to me, I love you!  I count on you! Jesus tells this to each of us, and from this comes […]

Apostolic Constitution on Women’s Contem

Apostolic Constitution on Women’s Contemplative Life

We provide below the full text of the Apostolic Constitution Vultum Dei quaerere, “Seeking the face of God”, on women’s contemplative life, signed by Pope Francis on 29 June 2016, solemnity of the Apostles Sts Peter and Paul. The document consists of a prologue and five chapters: “Esteem, praise and thanksgiving for consecrated life and […]

Pope Francis approves the beatification ...

Pope Francis approves the beatification of Venerable John Sullivan

Pope Francis has approved the beatification of Venerable John Sullivan (1861-1933). The Holy Father approved the decree that authenticated a miracle attributed to Father Sullivan at an audience with Cardinal Angelo Amato, the prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. Many miracles have been attributed to the Jesuit priest who was baptised into […]

1916 Rising

1916 Rising

After the execution of Joseph Mary Plunkett on May 4th 1916 his family presented a ciborium to our community in his memory which is still in use today. Below is a painting of his poem “I See His Blood Upon The Rose” which was painted by our Sister John Francis R.I.P

Jubilee Year of Mercy 2016

Jubilee Year of Mercy 2016

Pope Francis has composed a special prayer for the Jubilee Year of Mercy which will run from 8th December 2015 to 20th November 2016. In the prayer, the Holy Father entreats the Lord to make the Jubilee of Mercy a year of grace so that the church, “with renewed enthusiasm, may bring good news to […]

Brother Michael O’Grady Solemn Professio

Brother Michael O’Grady Solemn Profession

On Sunday 6th September Brother Michael O’Grady made Solemn Profession of Vows. In an interview Br. Michael said, “I am humbled by the step I am about to take but have been blessed by the kindness of so many people who have encouraged and supported me during my vocational journey” Br. Michael was born into […]

History of St. Fiacc

History of St. Fiacc

HOMILY At the outset I want to stress that I’m very much still on a learning curve with respect to the ancient sacred story of this diocese. When I was announced as Bishop on May 7th 2013, I invoked that Tuesday morning, the protection of St. Brigid, St. Laserian and St. Conleth. I had to do […]

Feast of St Clare

Feast of St Clare

BISHOP NULTY’S HOMILY FOR FEAST OF ST. CLARE I think there is a curious interest embedded deep inside us all into the life of a contemplative. And that’s why this mornings Feastday of St. Clare ticks so many boxes, we get to meet the Poor Clares individually, we get to celebrate with them their feastday […]

Poor Clare Seminar

Poor Clare Seminar

For the year of Consecrated Life, Pope Francis has called on ‘each charismatic family to reflect on its origins and history, in order to thank God who grants the Church a variety of gifts which embellish her and equip her for every good work.’ This is to include a ‘renewed and loving commitment to the […]