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Over 100,000 people expected to attend Limerick Novena

By Catholic Ireland on 12-Jun-17 21:01.

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One of the biggest novenas to take place in Munster will this year focus on the family, it has been announced. Over 100,000 are expected to attend the Limerick Novena, which will run this year from 16 to 24 June at St Alphonsus’ Redemptorist Church on the South Circular Road in the city.

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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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"May the Holy Spirit guide us on a true journey of Conversion" - Pope Francis

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

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In his message for Lent 2017, Pope Francis reminded the faithful that they should heed the Scriptures and treat each human person they encounter as a gift.

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Vocation/Formation Meeting Central Europe

By OH-FBF Website on 23-Jul-14 09:56.

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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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Church needs religious orders’ courage, witness, pope tells superiors

By Cindy Wooden - Catholic Philly on 15-Mar-11 12:28.

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(Catholic Philly) Catholic religious orders must have the courage to start new forms of outreach, knowing that the only people who “never make mistakes are those who never do anything,” Pope Francis said.

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The Art of Hospitality

By OH-FBF Website on 29-May-16 11:23.

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For the Holy Year of Mercy, the Austrian Province of the HospitallerOrder of Saint John of God held an artistic competition for its Co-workers,inviting them to enter their artistic composiitons depicting the values of theOrder.

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Faith-based volunteering can pave a path to vocations

By Global Sisters Report -Kristen Whitney Daniels on 26-Apr-10 20:42.

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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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Magi's journey reflects people's longing for God

By Catholic News Agency on 12-Sep-12 22:55.

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

By Sean Ryan - Catholic Ireland on 27-Oct-16 23:32.

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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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The Brothers of St. John of God in Ukraine

By on 27-Oct-16 23:08.

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The town of Drohobycz, where we are working, is in the westernmost part of Ukraine. Even though the war is being fought in the eastern part of the country, we are directly caught up in it, too. Most of the soldiers being killed in this war come from Western Ukraine - our neighbours, fathers, sons and brothers.

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"Build Bridges and Tear Down Barriers" Pope Urges WYD Pilgrims

By Catholic Ireland on 30-Jul-16 21:02.

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It was hot, it was lightly raining – but that did not dampen the enthusiasm of around million young people gathered in Krakow’s Blonia Park on Thursday evening. They watched him on big screens as he travelled across the city in a tram, with a group of disabled people. Then there was a roar of appreciation and much flag-waving as the Holy Father processed through the crowds to the stage in his popemobile.

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70th Anniversary of the death of Blessed Eustace Kugler

By OH-FBF Website on 08-Jun-16 23:32.

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June 10 will mark the 70th anniversary of the death of our Brother, Blessed Eustace Kugler, from stomach cancer aggravated by a duodenal ulcer, in 1946 in Regensburg.

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500 Transition Year Students at RDS Faith Gathering

By Sean Ryan - Catholic Ireland on 06-May-16 22:54.

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(CI) The RDS Concert Hall in Dublin recently hosted a gathering of more than 500 Transition Year students and 1st Year A Level students from all over the island of Ireland. They were joined by teachers, chaplains, priests, religious and volunteers, to celebrate the Extraordinary Jubilee of the Year of Mercy.

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