Spiritan 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

Maputo-Mozambique

Fr. Brendan Cogavin C.S.Sp. begins new role in Ireland.

Fr Brendan was ordained in 1991 and, after completing a master’s in mission theology,was appointed to Ethiopia.  Studying the country’s culture, language and religious tradition, he attended Ethiopian Orthodox Church services and daily catechetical programmes. He did pastoral and educational work over a period of three decades and developed his interest in iconography...

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ethiopian art

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
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