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Joy and relief – A befriending story from Spirasi ~ Michael Liston (A Spirasi befriender)  

 ‘Sheryar’* sought international protection in Ireland in 2012 due to fears of his for his life in his native Pakistan. He spent the next six years living in different ‘Direct Provision’ centres. I was introduced to him in 2018 by Spirasi’s befriending office. By then he had left his accommodation to stay with friends in Dublin as his appeal against a deportation order, which meant that he might be deported at any time, had been rejected by the Irish Supreme Court. (* Not his real name)

Author: admin - November 20, 2023

Spirasi House

Attending the annual summit of The Wheel – May 2023

Annmarie Reid and Gráinne O’Rourke represented The Spiritans at the annual summit of The Wheel in Croke Park, Dublin in May 2023. The day was filled with interesting sessions exploring the big topics currently affecting the voluntary and community (charity) sector.

Author: admin - July 21, 2023

Attending the annual summit of The Wheel

Mass for Jubilees of Ordination of Spiritan Missionary Priests

A Mass in the Church of the Holy Spirit, Kimmage Manor on 10th June 2023 marked the Silver (25th), Golden (50th) and Diamond (60th) jubilees of Ordination of thirteen Spiritans.

Author: admin - June 28, 2023

Mission Boxes

Holy Ghost Mission Boxes were first used in Ireland in the 1930s. In the early 1950s they began to be distributed widely around the country, primarily to family-owned shops, chemists and pubs. In a sign of the times, mission boxes that served us so well for so long are now all but a thing of the past, due in part to the demise of many family-owned businesses...

Author: admin - March 15, 2023

Spiritan Mission Box
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