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Psychiatric Pilot Project Approved for EU Funding

By OH-FBF Website on 09-Jun-17 15:38.

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The European Commission has approved funding for a psychiatric pilot project submitted by the Hospitality Europe office, jointly with Italian researchers of the Order.

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Care in the refugee camps in Greece - Hospital of Barcelona

By OH-FBF Website on 09-May-17 21:20.

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Since August last year, professionals from the Saint John of God Mother and Child Hospital and the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona have been providing health care to the refugees living on two Greek islands, Kos and Chios, in a total of 3 refugee camps.

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Ireland: New prayer initiative for Vocations Sunday

By Independent Catholic News on 22-Dec-10 16:13.

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Vocations Sunday will be marked in Ireland this year with the launch of a new vocations prayer initiative. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. To coincide with this event the Bishops’ Council for Vocations in collaboration with Saint Joseph’s Young Priests Society, the Knights of Saint Columbanus and Vocations Ireland are asking that on the opening day of the centenary celebrations on 13 May, a time of prayer will be held for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life in Ireland.

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Desktop Project

By OH-FBF Website on 06-Mar-11 10:30.

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The 4th meeting of the delegates of the Orders’ and Sisters’? Centres taking part in the DESkTOP project subsidised by the European Erasmus+ programme met in Barcelona at the Provincial Curia of the Hospitaller Order.

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Pope encourages young people to ask tough questions at pre-synod launch

By Catholic News Agency on 02-Mar-17 22:32.

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Pope Francis opened this week's pre-synod meeting telling youth to hold nothing back and to have the courage to ask the “raw” and direct questions about life, love, and vocation.

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Prayer is our first response to vocations crisis, Pope tells Die Zeit

By Catholic Ireland (Cian Molloy) on 17-Dec-14 22:57.

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In the interview, which was published in full on Thursday, the Pope discussed the vocations crisis that is affecting the Church across the world. ...The first response, he said, must be to pray. “The Lord told us to pray; prayer is missing,” he said.

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Vocation/Formation Meeting Central Europe

By OH-FBF Website on 23-Jul-14 08:56.

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Sr Ruth Pucher MC, presented the ?Religious VolunteerYear? project, of which she is the coordinator. Augustinian, Fr Manfred Krautsieder, explained what is the attraction of the ReligiousLife to men and women of our age.

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Faith-based volunteering can pave a path to vocations

By Global Sisters Report -Kristen Whitney Daniels on 26-Apr-10 19:42.

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(GSR) When Tracey Horan started her internship with the Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods, she had no idea what the next year would have in store. Horan thought that she might even "meet a nice farm boy and settle down." Now, Horan is discerning her first vows with the same group of sisters.

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Want to aid vocations? Helping reduce debt is key, this group says

By CNA - Kevin Jones on 13-May-13 07:14.

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(CNA) Personal and student debt can slow down or prevent prospective seminarians and aspirants to religious orders from pursuing their vocations, but one organization with national scope aims to change that.

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Magi's journey reflects people's longing for God

By Catholic News Agency on 12-Sep-12 21:55.

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(CNS) The Magi had the courage to set out on a journey in the hope of finding something new, unlike Herod who was full of himself and unwilling to change his ways, Pope Francis said.

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A new 'vocational culture' is needed in the Church, Pope Francis says

By Catholic News Agency on 03-Feb-14 22:05.

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(CNA) A fresh and courageous perspective is needed when it comes to helping youth discern and discover their vocation.

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Solemn Profession of Br. Pascal Keita

By OH-FBF Website on 03-Dec-16 17:16.

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On the Feast of All Saints, our Brother, Pascal Keita, from the African Province of Saint Augustine, made his solemn profession here at the General Curia at a ceremony attended by about fifty people.

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From MU to OP – a Red Devil becomes a Black Friar

By Catholic Ireland on 07-Nov-16 22:09.

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(CI) A former Manchester United player, Philip Mulryne, who was capped 27 times for Northern Ireland, was ordained a deacon last week and is due to become a priest next year.

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Bishops announce new National Vocations Office

By Diocesan Vocations Ireland on 30-Oct-16 22:29.

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(Diocesan Vocations Ireland) At the conclusion of their Autumn General Meeting in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co Kildare, bishops announced their decision to establish a National Vocations Office and said that they had progressed their discussion on a national vocations initiative in 2017.

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Bishop of Cork and Ross urges young people to consider religious life

By Sean Ryan - Catholic Ireland on 27-Oct-16 22:32.

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(CI) The Bishop of Cork and Ross, Dr John Buckley, has encouraged young people considering their career options to consider a calling to the religious life. Bishop Buckley made his comments after he personally manned a stand at Career Options Cork 2016 this week.

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