Ministries & Mission News Articles

Fr. Pat Doody C.S.Sp.

Ordained in 1968, Fr Pat served in Miguta and Thigio parishes of Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi. Returning to Dublin in 1972, he ministered in the new Holy Spirit, Greenhills parish for over a decade. The appointment allowed the ex-student of Rockwell College to play hurling again, with An Caisleán and Robert Emmets!

Author: admin - January 15, 2022

Fr Pat Doody

Fr. John Kingston C.S.Sp. reflects on a quarter century of the Spiritans in Mozambique*.

Having first arrived in the country in 1996, the Spiritans support Mozambique’s poorest people through education and accompaniment. Inyazónia, where I am based, is one of the two missions that we have in rural areas; Itoculo is the other. We also have communities in Beira, an important sea-port city and centre of commerce, and in Nampula, and we have been asked by Mozambique’s bishops to take responsibility for the senior inter-diocesan seminary which is located in the capital city, Maputo.

Author: admin - January 12, 2022


South Sudan – Angelina’s story

Angelina and her family of 10 had long depended on food aid. The unreliability of aid led them to embrace an agriculture project that was funded by Misean Cara / the Spiritans in 2020.  Soon after transplanting, Angelina was happy to see that her plots were covered with a variety of tomatoes, okra and other vegetables. Earnings from the sale of vegetables

Author: admin - December 22, 2021

Angelina and her child

Fr Brendan Foley C.S.Sp. in Brazil helps with food bank.

In Brazil, one of the countries that is worst affected by Covid-19 and with a death toll of well over 350,000 people (as of mid-April 2021) families struggle to buy food, according to Fr Brendan Foley. Ordained in 1997, Fr Brendan is Superior of the South-West Province of the Spiritans in Brazil, and is parish priest in Perus, São Paulo, an area where many people live in areas of great deprivation including ‘favelas’.

Author: admin - April 19, 2021

Fr Brendan is pictured with food parcels
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