Ministries & Mission News Articles

Spiritans respond to flooding in Kenya in April 2024. 2nd May

As elsewhere in East Africa, the number of people adversely impacted by the March-May 2024 ‘long rains’ in Kenya continues to rise. Heavy rains have caused extensive flooding and have affected more than 100,000 people, in some 20,000 Kenyan households. Approximately 40% of these are now displaced. The death toll as of the end of April had risen to several dozen...

Author: admin - May 5, 2024

Floods in Kenya

Mission Awareness Programme 2024

The Mission Awareness Programme (formerly ‘Mission Appeals’) remains an important part of Spiritan activity, giving us the opportunity to travel to parish communities around Ireland to speak about the many and varied works in which Spiritan confrères in overseas mission are engaged.

Author: admin - April 22, 2024

A woman in a field in Ethiopia

Formation in the Philippines

One of two* Irish Spiritans who are currently serving in Asia, Fr Pat Palmer (pictured) is Rector of the Spiritan Theology Community in the Philippines. Currently the community has a total of sixteen students. One is from Kenya, two are from Tanzania and the rest are from Vietnam. In late 2023 three were ordained deacons while three others were ordained...

Author: admin - April 20, 2024

Visit of John Wambu C.S.Sp. and Ruth Hamisi of the Spiritan Province of Kenya

Ruth Hamisi and Fr John Wambu C.S.Sp. of the Spiritan Province of Kenya, serving respectively in the areas of programmes and education, have just completed a c.10-day visit to Ireland. Their visit included meetings with Willow Wheelers and with Nächstenliebe Weltweit / Love of Neighbour who have been generous funders to Spiritan works in Kenya and elsewhere...

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