As for many charitable organisations, 2020 has been a time of change and challenge for Spirasi - The National Centre for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture in Ireland.
Author:- December 1, 2020
The opening some weeks ago of a huge ‘new’ cathedral in Nsukka brought back so many memories. I was one of 11 young Irish Spiritan priests who arrived in Nigeria’s Port Harcourt in 1963, a year after I had been ordained and having completed induction and an Igbo language course.
A Dubliner, Fr Michael (pictured left) was ordained in 1966 and appointed to St Michael’s College in his home city where he taught science – and coached rugby! In 1972, he joined several dozen other Irish Spiritans on overseas mission in Kenya. Having studied the Kikamba language, he taught in high schools in Tala and Kabaa.
Author:- November 30, 2020
COVID-19 has affected most aspects of people’s lives in South Africa, a vast country with some 58 million people. To date there have been well over half-a-million cases...
Author:- August 12, 2020