Congregation & Heritage News Articles

Celebration in June 2022 of Jubilees of Ordination to the priesthood

On Saturday 4th June 2022 some thirty Spiritan missionaries marked the Silver, Golden or Diamond Jubilees of their Ordination to the priesthood.

Author: admin - June 7, 2022

Celebration in June 2022 of Jubilees of Ordination to the priesthood

Fr Michael Kennedy C.S.Sp. ~ Silver Jubilee of 1997 Ordination

Fr Michael is one of 3 Spiritans who are celebrating their silver jubilees this year;  the others are Fr Brendan Foley in Brazil and Fr Seán O’Leary in Taiwan. He was born in London, grew up in Waterford and studied in Rockwell College.

Author: admin - June 3, 2022

Fr Michael Kennedy CSSp

 Fr Tom Hogan C.S.Sp. ~ Golden Jubilee of 1972 Ordination

From Tramore, Co. Waterford, Fr Tom spent some 30 years in Kenya. As well as doing educational and pastoral ministry, he managed a mother & child health-promotion project, was involved in training ‘barefoot doctors’ and supported traditional birth attendants.

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Fr Tom Hogan CSSp

Fr Paschal Kearney C.S.Sp. retires to Ireland and marks 60th anniversary of his ordination

Born in Clones, Co. Monaghan, Fr Paschal grew up in Co. Antrim and attended St. Mary’s CBS, Belfast. His ordination in 1962 just preceded Vatican II, an occasion which greatly influenced his missionary life. He served in three countries in west Africa...

Author: admin - May 18, 2022

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