St. John of God News

St John of God Hospital Wins Nursing Project of the Year

By St. John of God Services Website on 23-Dec-13 09:41.

Tags:

Congratulations to Saint John of God Hospital which recently won the Nursing Project of the Year Award at the Irish Healthcare Awards for its project on “Changing observation practice in a mental health setting”. This new approach to patient observation marks a shift in emphasis from a paternalistic approach to one where patients are actively involved in their own care and recovery

Read more...

Pope Francis Documentary Becomes Amazon Bestseller

By Catholic News Agency on 23-Dec-13 09:23.

Tags:

(CNA) - A recent documentary on Pope Francis, “Francis: The Pope From The New World,” has become a bestseller on Amazon.com and at one point ranked number four in the documentary category.

Read more...

L'Arche Workshop uses Bethlehem Commodity to Provide Work for Members

By Judith Sudilovsky Catholic News Service on 21-Dec-13 21:48.

Tags:

(Judith Sudilovsky Catholic News Service) - Activity was in full swing at the Ma'an lil-Hayat workshop as 16 adults shaped felted wool into round balls for a large order of sheep to fill people's Nativity scenes. "Now at Christmastime we have a lot of orders for sheep and grottos," said Rania Hawash, administrative assistant at the workshop.

Read more...

Joy of the Gospel Sells Out in Veritas Stores

By Susan Gately - Catholic Ireland on 21-Dec-13 10:03.

Tags:

(Susan Gately - CI) - Unprecedented interest has people queuing in Dublin store waiting for reprints to arrive. Pope Francis is “stirring the imagination of people” evoking an unprecedented interest in papal documents according to the Director of Ireland’s largest religious publishing house, Veritas.

Read more...

‘A gesture of love in a bag’ - the Vinnie Packs

By Independent Catholic News on 20-Dec-13 06:59.

Tags:

(Independent Catholic News) - The cold winter has crept up on us slowly this year but temperatures are heading towards freezing with every night that passes; and those who feel the effectsIn 2011 a simple idea was born. To combat the cold, the SVP began assembling ‘Vinnie Packs’ – a small collection of useful, daily items to be distributed to homeless people and those on the streets to provide them with comfort against the cold weather.

Read more...

Pope prays for Church to be 'free of clericalism'

By Catholic News Agency on 18-Dec-13 23:43.

Tags:

(CNA) - .In his daily homily preached in the Santa Marta chapel, Pope Francis emphasized the need for prophets in the Church in order to prevent a negative spirit of legalism from taking over. “May our prayer in these days, in these during which we prepare for the Birth of the Lord, be: ‘Lord, let there not be a lack of prophets among your people!’” he said on Dec. 16.

Read more...

St John of God African Province to Work with "Women for Africa Foundation"

By OH-FBF Website on 18-Dec-13 08:02.

Tags:

On 9 December, 2013 officialsof the African Province of St Augustine (Hospitaller Order of St John of God)met the Fundación Mujeres por África in Madrid to sign the Cooperation Agreement between their twoinstitutions, to pursue the common objective of improving the health of womenin Africa, which suffers from the highest levels of poverty.

Read more...

Interview with Pope Francis about Christmas

By Vidimus Dominum - UISG on 14-Aug-13 08:36.

Tags:

(Vidimus Dominum) - “For me Christmas is hope and tenderness...”. Francis talks to “La Stampa” and “Vatican Insider” about his first Christmas as Bishop of Rome. We’re in Casa Santa Marta in the Vatican; it’s 12:50 in the afternoon on Tuesday 10 December. The Pope receives us in a room next to the dining hall. The meeting lasts an hour and a half. Twice during the course of the interview, the peaceful look which the whole world has grown accustomed to seeing on Francis’ face fades away when he talks about the innocent suffering of children and the tragedy of hunger in the world.

Read more...

New Devotional App Delivers Christian Content to any Device

By Catholic News Agency on 16-Dec-13 07:49.

Tags:

(Catholic News Agency) - A new multi-device content delivery system has been hailed as a “game-changer” for the way Christians receive devotional materials to help grow their faith. “The amount of Christian content available through iDisciple is unparalleled,” said Mike Kendrick, president and CEO of iDisciple.

Read more...

Christmas Lights Reflect Truth that Christ is Light of World, Pope Says

By Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service on 14-Dec-13 19:02.

Tags:

(Cindy Wooden - CNS) -The lights glowing on the Christmas tree in St. Peter's Square, like Christmas lights everywhere, are reminders that Jesus is the light of the world, Pope Francis said. While he did not attend the Vatican's tree-lighting ceremony Dec. 13, the pope personally thanked the German donors and their Czech neighbors for the tree during an audience earlier in the day.

Read more...

"Life in Christ" - Inspiring New Resource

By Independent Catholic News on 12-Dec-13 22:54.

Tags:

(Independent Catholic News) - Many leading contemporary Catholic theologians and Scripture scholars in the UK, have contributed to Life in Christ, a major new study resource, for use in parishes, colleges and schools, youth and young adult groups launched at Amigo Hall in Southwark on Saturday. Produced by Southwark Youth Services, Life in Christ consists of three DVDs of short talks by 26 speakers - among them Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP, Dr Gemma Simmonds CJ, Fr Stephen Wang, Bishop Keiran Conry, Dr Philomena Cullen, Bishop John Arnold, Suzy Brouard and Professor Gavin D'Costa

Read more...

Pope Francis Named TIME's "Person of the Year 2013"

By Zenit on 11-Dec-13 21:31.

Tags:

(Zenit) - The international news magazine chose to bestow the honor on the Holy Father largely because of his humility and compassion. "In a very short time, a vast, global, ecumenical audience has shown a hunger to follow him," TIME's managing editor, Nancy Gibbs, wrote in an article explaining their decision. "For pulling the papacy out of the palace and into the streets, for committing the world’s largest faith to confronting its deepest needs and for balancing judgment with mercy, Pope Francis is TIME’s 2013 Person of the Year."

Read more...

"Consecrated Life is Prophesy" Pope Francis to Superior Generals of Religious Orders

By Translated from the Italian by Br. Dominic Barry, OH on 09-Dec-13 21:52.

Tags:

At the General Assembly of the Union of Superior Generals (USG) held in Rome at the end of November, Pope Francis spoke of consecrated life as prophetic and that this relates to the "charism" of the Orders not the work, the first remains always, the latter is subject to change or modification.

Read more...

Church in Ireland on the way to renewal: Archbishop Martin

By Sarah Mac Donald - Catholic Ireland on 09-Dec-13 21:33.

Tags:

(Sarah McDonald - Catholic Ireland) - Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has said the Church in Ireland is on the way to renewal and this is evident from the packed churches he has encountered increasingly in recent weeks. “I believe that we are on the road to renewal in our Church,” he told parishioners packed into the Church of the Annunciation in Rathfarnham, Dublin on Sunday afternoon.

Read more...

Pope Francis: Use internet to offer 'real reasons for hope'

By Independent Catholic News on 08-Dec-13 21:25.

Tags:

The internet is an essential tool of evangelisation for the Church today, but must be used with discernment, Pope Francis, told participants of the 26th Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, meeting under the theme “Proclaiming Christ in the digital age,” on Saturday. Pope Francis said the rise and development of the internet raises the question of the relationship between faith and culture. Looking back to the first centuries of Christianity, the Pope pointed out Christians encountered the “extraordinary legacy” of Greek culture.

Read more...

Showing 481 - 495 of 1058 Articles | Page 33 of 71 < Previous 89101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536373839404142434445464748495051525354555657 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