Nuns on the Run

Posted on 03. May, 2006 in Faith and Justice, Health, HIV/Aids

This June Bank Holiday will see Sisters of Mercy with their friends and family running in the Mini Marathon to help raise money for HIV programmes.  Miriam Gormally asked Bairbre Ryan, the Mission and Development co-ordinator for the Sisters of Mercy, when she originally decided on this particular project and how she was going to […]

HIV Orphans in Kenya

Posted on 30. Nov, 2005 in Education, HIV/Aids

Sister Mary Owens, co founder of Nyumbani Village – Kenya’s first and largest facility for HIV Orphans, talks to Miriam Gormally about putting her faith in God and the celebrating Christmas in Kenya. Miriam asks about the challenges of teaching sexual education to these children and if they are promoting the use of condoms.

Mission in Tanzania

Posted on 02. Nov, 2005 in Faith and Justice, Health, HIV/Aids

Sr. Mary Baron shares her experiences of working with AIDS and HIV sufferers in Tanzania with Miriam Gormally She talks about the challenges she has faced there, her desire to go back and looking to Oscar Romaro for faith and hope in tough times. Miriam asks if she finds it difficult to come home and […]

Continuing the Lenten Campaign

Posted on 02. Mar, 2005 in Charity, Death, Health, HIV/Aids, Humanitarian Aid

As many children die in Ethiopia every six months as were said to have died in the Asian tsunami, according to Archbishop Berhaneyesus of Addis Ababa. Speaking with Miriam Gormally about the importance of the Trocaire Lenten Campaign, he reminded us that a million people will die in Africa this year from malaria. A further […]