Spiritan News Articles

Spirasi – The Spiritan Mission at Home

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: admin - December 1, 2020

Nsukka, Nigeria – From small town to Cathedral parish!

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. 

Author: admin -

Ariel view of Nsukka from the mountains

Fr Michael McMahon C.S.Sp. – almost a half-century in Kenya!

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: admin - November 30, 2020

Spiritan schools mark Founder’s Feast Day, 2nd October 2020

Some 5,000 students of Spiritan schools in Ireland, and their teachers, answered the virtual call to prayer on Friday 2nd October, Feast Day of the Spiritan founder, Claude Poullart des Places.

Author: admin - October 7, 2020

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