24 Aug 2011
Some good news about the Irish Catholic Church
Sacred Space 102fm gives a hearty congratulations to our blogging neighbour Fr Gerard Dunne over at Irish Dominican Vocations and his confrere's in the Irish Dominican Province on their good news with ordinations, solemn and simple professions as well as clothing ceremonies all of which will be happening over the next few weeks. Read the details here.
The Dominican nuns in Siena Convent in Drogheda celebrated the solemn profession of Sr Mary Teresa OP on June 29th 2011.
The Redemptristine nuns in Dublin have had a busy year with the solemn profession of Sr Maura on August 8th and Sr Maria's first profession on 16th July.
The Capuchian's have also been planning professions on August 11th of Br Liam and also have a postulant joining the community.
The Blogging Brother (Br Ray Dwyer who is the vocations director for the Anglo-Irish province of the Presentation Brothers) tells us about first professions in Dublin in July.
Fr Gregory Collins OSB was elected and installed as Abbot of the Dormition Abbey in Jerusalem. Fr Gregory originally from Belfast had been a monk at Glenstal Abbey in Co Limerick.