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Good News from South Africa

Our Provincial Minister, Brother Adrian, recently visited the Custody of South Africa to preside at the Chapter and attend the Priestly Ordination of Br. Anstey Kay. We extend our congratulations and very best wishes to the newly elected council and to Br. Anstey.         Fom left to right the newly elected leadership team…

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Daycentre Christmas Collection!

  We are delighted to announce that our annual Christmas collection for the Capuchin Daycentre on the streets of Dublin raised a massive €42,000 euro yesterday! On behalf of Brother Kevin, the friars, and the volunteers, and above all on behalf of the thousands of homeless and needy people who will benefit directly from these…

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Night Fever comes to our Kilkenny Friary once again

With the so-called Christmas Rush upon us once again it can be hard to get space to remember the real meaning of these days. Butt behind the rush the slow gentle breathing of Advent, our time of preparation for the coming of Christ at Christmas, may be heard if we become quiet enough to hear….

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PCO VIII: The Grace of Working

  Taking place right now in Rome is the 8th Plenary Council of the Order. These councils happen periodically as the friars gather to discuss different aspects of our life together, always looking for ways in which we can become more faithful to the spirit of St. Francis and be more successful in our service…

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Dawn Sitting: A decaf Moment

  Dawn Sitting. To sit in stillness as dawn wakes, is a sacred joy. Keeping watch as first light illumines the heart’s altar, calling it from its flickering candled dream-darkness into the now, of awake awareness; is to dwell within a daily resurrection. Sitting still I allow Divine attention to breathe blessing through me upon…

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