Chaplain In Wheatfield Prison

Posted on 24. Mar, 2016 in Chaplaincy, Christian Values, Community, Crime, Education, Holy Week, Places of Conflict, Poverty, Prison, Rehabilitation, Seasons of the Church Year

A recent article in the Irish Times featured an interview with Stephen Plunkett, chief executive of U-Casadh, a programme aimed at rehabilitating prisoners. In it he says that the vast majority of prisoners are not violent and shouldn’t be locked up but rather rehabilitated. The Easter Christian message in particular reminds us of the respect […]

African Chaplaincy To Ireland

Posted on 11. Apr, 2014 in Chaplaincy, Missionary, Prayer, Working Abroad

Conor Deane went to speak with Fr. Cornelius a Vincentian priest who lives in Castleknock who is here to minister to the wider African Catholic communities that reside in Dublin. Fr. Cornelius is like so many Africans now living in Ireland in the way that they seek to contribute to the richness of Irish culture, daily […]

Eradication of Poverty

Posted on 18. Oct, 2012 in Chaplaincy, Church Teachings, Poverty, Prison

October 17th is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Miriam Gormally met with Sr. Caoimhín Ní Uallacháin OP who has spent her life working with the poorest of the poor and was present at the commemoration of this year’s event beside the famine statues in Dublin. She spoke about the violence of poverty and why […]