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Tackling homelessness

Tackling homelessness

“Catholic sisters who have worked for more than two years in getting the United Nations to address the issue of homelessness and affordable housing are hailing 10 days of meetings that resulted in an outcome document they say affirmed many of their concerns about a growing global problem”. ~ Chris Herlinger, Global Sisters Report 24 Feb 2020 see HERE The ...

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    iScoil growing their learning community

    iScoil

    At  an award ceremony on Wednesday 19th February 2020, iScoil was named as a recipient of the Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) Children and Youth Fund.  This award enables iScoil to top-up the Presentation Sisters (and other philanthropic donations) with an additional 50% funding from the State, for the next five years. This will fund development initiatives including a QQI ...

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      A radical new way

      On Friday 27th September the Mayor of Kilkenny, Cllr. Martin Brett in conjunction with Kilkenny County Council hosted a civic reception to honour Sr. Magdalene Fogarty, pbvm as founding president of Clann Credo. Twenty three years ago a radical new concept began to percolate through Ireland’s community and voluntary sector, one that has challenged the conventional way of thinking ever since.  ...

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        16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

        The UNiTE Campaign for 2017 (initiated by the United Nation’s Secretary General) takes place from 25th November (International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women) to 10th December 2017  (Human Rights Day) and reflects some of the core principles of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), in particular Goal 5: Gender Equality. Orange, as one of the official colours of ...

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          Liturgy of the streets

          We have arrived in May and the sun is beginning to cast its warm and bright rays over our landscape.  Everything looks brighter and fresher under its invigorating rays. In a message for Vocations Sunday, the first Sunday in May, Pope Francis is inviting religious to reclaim the invigorating energy of the Gospels for the work of Vocation Promotion.  In particular ...

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