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Sister India

‘Sister India’ is a new documentary by Irish filmmaker Myles O’Reilly, which is currently being screened at a number of film festivals in Ireland and in India.  It tells the story of a 91-year-old Presentation Sister,   Sr. Loreto (Peg) Houlihan who was born near Carrick-on-Suir in Co Tipperary in 1927 and who has spent 70 years teaching in India. Sister ...

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Soul Full Cafe

Come and join us at the Soul Full Cafe, in the  Third Space Café in Smithfield, Dublin 7 on  Friday 13th April from 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm.    This will include a conversation about a remarkable local woman – Teresa Mulally.  The format of the evening will be Mindful Workout with Iseult White, a  ‘Story to Inspire: Local Legend Teresa ...

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Meet A Woman for our times

On International Women’s Day 2018,  as we look to  seek out ‘mighty’ women as inspiration, encouragement and torch-bearers for those most in need today, we need look no further than Nano Nagle – a woman for our times. “Meet a woman whose love was stronger than the viciousness, greed and violence that swamped her city and nation. She was a ...

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Time Is Now – #IWD2018

The theme for International Women’s Day, 8th March 2018, is “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”. This year, this Day comes on the heels of an unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality and justice. Sexual harassment, violence and discrimination against women has captured headlines, propelled by a rising determination for change. People around the world are mobilising ...

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Workers on the move: the quest for Justice

Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants, and we advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability. In 2013, migrant ...

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Seeds of action

In this the Tercentenary Year of Nano Nagle’s Birth (2018) we are drawn to make more time to understand who Nano Nagle was, and who she is for our times, especially in the light of all of the immediately visible social issues in Irish Society today, as well as those we might fail to recognise, lurking just below the surface ...

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Resources for Celebrating the Tercentenary Year of the Birth of Nano Nagle

Tercentenary Year of the Birth of Nano Nagle

Nano Nagle Birthplace – Ballygriffin, Mallow, Co. Cork Nano Nagle Birthplace is now a living heritage centre located amongst the breath-taking scenery of the Blackwater Valley. As the birthplace of the foundress of the Presentation Congregation,  the centre provides tranquillity and spirituality and is the perfect location for those looking for some time out in a natural peaceful setting. The ...

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Celebrating the Tercentenary Year of the Birth of Nano Nagle

As the important book produced by TJ Walsh is nearly 60 years old, a more up-to-date life is now required to present the charism to the many young scholars researching Nano Nagle today.

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What is your heart’s response?

It takes time to begin to get to know someone. Often it happens bit by bit as you get close up to their life. You hear things they have said and done and you listen to stories retold and shared by those who know and love them. But often it is the case that you get to know and understand ...

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The Evolution of a Charism

The tercentenary of Nano Nagle’s birth in 2018 will be an occasion for widespread celebration in all the places where Nano is known and loved, and where her life still speaks through the ministry of Presentation Sisters working and living at home and overseas. It will also be an opportunity for a great many people to ‘get to know’ who ...

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