St. John of God News

Celebrating St. Brigid - Feile Bride 2014

By Solas Bhride and Independent Catholic News on 31-Jan-14 13:02.

Tags:

Today, is the feast of St. Brigid of Kildare, one of the patron saints of Ireland. A week long festival "Feile Bride" is organised each year by the Solas Bhride Committee. This year's festival is entitled “Kindling Sparks of Hope.”

Read more...

'Superpope' Artist Acclaims Pope Francis as a True Hero

By Elise Harris and Estefania (Catholic News Agency - Photo . Credit: Andreas Dueren/CNA. on 31-Jan-14 07:56.

Tags:

(Catholic News Agency) -Artist Mauro Pallotta revealed that his viral depiction of Pope Francis as a superhero was done to portray how the pontiff uses his papal authority “for the good.”

Read more...

New App Aims to Enliven Scriptures, Boost Accessibility

By Kevin J. Jones - Catholic News Agency on 29-Jan-14 22:22.

Tags:

( Kevin J. Jones - CNA) - A new app featuring the full text and dramatic readings of the Bible is drawing praise from Catholic clergy who say it can help more people read or hear the Scriptures no matter where they are. Bishop David L. Ricken of Green Bay said the app “makes hearing and reflecting upon the word of God easy, engaging and acceptable.”

Read more...

Student Debt Delays Some Americans from ReligiousLife

By Catholic News Agency on 28-Jan-14 21:48.

Tags:

About ten percent of those who took perpetual religious vows in the U.S. in 2013 said that educational debt delayed their application to religious orders or institutes, a new survey says.

Read more...

Irish Intern at Vatican Radio Meets Pope

By Ann Marie Foley - Catholic Ireland on 28-Jan-14 20:37.

Tags:

(Ann Marie Foley - CI) - A Kildare man who was doing an internship at Vatican Radio was delighted to meet Pope Francis last week. Vatican Radio’s English Section’s intern, Michael Gannon, along with his family who flew to Rome for the occasion, met the pope in St Peter’s Square.

Read more...

Pope Challenges All to Become ‘citizens of the digital world’

By Ann Marie Foley - Catholic Ireland on 26-Jan-14 22:41.

Tags:

(Ann Marie Foley - CI) - “The Church needs to be concerned for, and present in, the world of communication, in order to dialogue with people today and to help them encounter Christ.”

Read more...

West European Province of St. John of God Provincial Chapter

By OH-FBF Website on 25-Jan-14 08:54.

Tags:

The Western European Province celebrated its Provincial Chapter on 20-24 January 2014 at the Dromantine Conference Centre, Newry, Co. Down. It was the second Chapter of the new Province which was established four years ago by the Irish and English Provinces.

Read more...

God always chooses the 'little ones,' Pope Francis Reflects

By Elise Harris - CNA on 23-Jan-14 07:53.

Tags:

(Elise Harris - CNA) - In his daily Mass, Pope Francis noted how God seeks to have a personal relationship with each of us, emphasizing that he favors those who are humble and small because he is able to dialogue with them.

Read more...

New Provincial for St. John of God West European Province

By on 21-Jan-14 22:40.

Tags:

Br Donatus Forkan has been elected Provincial of the West European Province of the St. John of God Order. Br. Donatus recently returned from Malawi where he was working in the community based mental health services in Mzuzu .

Read more...

St John of God Order's Response to the New Poverties

By OH -FBF Website on 25-Apr-13 12:23.

Tags:

Representatives of countries where the Order runs shelters for the homeless met in Rome recently to design a common action plan to respond to the new social difficulties and poverties that the economic crisis has produced in Europe and to which the Order’s facilities intend to make an appropriate and effective response.

Read more...

Ecumenism a 'spiritual process' rooted in the Trinity, Pope says

By Kerri Lenartowick - Catholic News Agency on 19-Jan-14 09:17.

Tags:

(CNA) - Pope Francis met this week with members of an ecumenical delegation of Finnish Lutherans, encouraging them to work towards unity among all Christians. “In the face of those who no longer see the full, visible unity of the Church as an achievable goal, we are invited not to give up our ecumenical efforts, faithful to that which the Lord Jesus asked of the Father, ‘that they may be one,’” the Pope told the delegation Jan 17.

Read more...

Order's General Commission on Bioethics

By OH-FBF Website on 18-Jan-14 09:26.

Tags: None

The General Commission on Bioethics held its first meeting of the year on 13 and 14 January 2014 at the General Curia, which was actually the second meeting of the Sexennium. This Commission was established to pursue the objectives laid down in the Lines of Action of the 2012 General Chapter:

Read more...

Money Raised for St. John of God Health Centre in Accra, Ghana

By OH-FBF Website on 17-Jan-14 08:09.

Tags:

During Advent, and for the second year running, Max Kuchler, the Chef de Cuisine at the Brothers of Saint John of God Vienna Hospital organised a Christmas charity market which raised 11,100 euro for the Order's Health Centre in Accra, Ghana.

Read more...

Pope: 'In the Church we are all missionaries and disciples'

By Independent Catholic News on 16-Jan-14 07:50.

Tags:

(ICN) - Baptism brings us into the 'People of God', makes us members of a 'People on a journey', a 'Pilgrim People in history' - Pope Francis asserted, quoting words from the Second Vatican Council during his Wednesday catechesis at the general audience, which was dedicated to the first of the sacraments.

Read more...

Boston Globe Launching Website Dedicated to Coverage of Catholicism

By Irish Central on 15-Jan-14 08:07.

Tags:

(Irish Central) - John Allen, the distinguished journalist who has covered the Vatican for the National Catholic Reporter, will be leaving his post at the weekly publication, to take up a new post with the Boston Globe.

Read more...

Showing 451 - 465 of 1058 Articles | Page 31 of 71 < Previous 678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849505152535455 Next >


St John of God Brothers
St. Mary’s
Drumcar
Dunleer
Co. Louth
Tel: 00353 41 686 2607

© 2012 St John of God Brothers
Web Design: Colum Keating