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DIALOGUE, A PATH THAT LEADS US TO OURSELVES, TO GOD AND TO THE OTHER 

There are several kinds of dialogue, but I will only consider two, which I believe are the basis for the others. Dialogue: is the most demanding. It is a necessary process for the human being to grow in consistency. It is in this inner dialogue that the world of the conscious and unconscious relationships between…

Fr. Vivian Ferran SAC R.I.P

Fr. Vivian Ferran died unexpectedly of a heart attack in the community house in San Patricio, Belgrano, at about local time. Juan Sebastian Velasco phoned with the sad news. Vivian Ferran was born in Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, on 5th August 1953, he made First Consecration on 12 September 1972 and was ordained on 11 June 1977. Vivian spent all…

PALLOTTINE ORDINATIONS IN EAST AFRICA 2017

Congratulations and blessings to Fr. Norbert Mukabwa SAC and Fr. Stephen Lwebuga SAC who were ordained Pallottine priests on July 8, 2017 in the Parish of Our Lady Queen of Apostles, Dagoretti, Nairobi, Kenya. Click on the image to view more photos   Summary of The Sermon of Bishop David Kamau There would never be a more…

Fourth of July Mass to Commemorate the Pallottine Belgrano 5: Homily by Fr. Johnny Sweeney SAC

It feels a little strange to be here with you all this morning, as we celebrate the lives and the witness of the five Pallottines who died on this day, forty-one years ago. They were Argentinians, I am Irish; they experienced a violent death at a time when I was in the peaceful safety of…

Funeral Homily for Fr. Bill Hanly SAC by Provincial Fr. Derry Murphy SAC

Homily at the concelebrated Requiem Mass for the late Fr. William (Bill) Hanly, SAC. Pallottine College, Thurles, on Monday 3rd July 2017 at 12.00. My dear brothers and sisters, today we are gathered to celebrate Fr. Bill’s life, his 85 years on earth, his 60 years of priesthood and his 65 years of Pallottine consecrated…

HOMILY OF NEWLY ORDAINED FR. CHARLES LAFFERTY SAC: First Mass of Thanksgiving

I just went for the readings of today, not because of laziness on my part, but I truly believe that whenever we come to celebrate these sacred mysteries God’s Word will always have something to say to all of us. Some times when we read or listen to the scriptures we can paint an idealistic…

Anniversaries July 4th

04 Rev. Charles McCarthy 1905-1932 04 Patrick Dwyer (student) 1913-1935 04 Rev. Alfred Leaden 1919-1976 04 Rev. Alfred Kelly 1933-1976 04 Rev. Peter Dufau 1908-1976 04 Salvador Barbeito (prof student) 1949-1976 04 Jose Emilio Barletti (student) 1952-1976   Into your hands I commend my spirit:   you have redeemed me, Lord God of truth. (Psalm 31)

ORDINATION OF FR. CHARLES LAFFERTY SAC: Homily of Bishop Donal McKeown

Ordination of Rev Charles Lafferty St Mary’s Church, Ardmore, Derry June 29th 2017 Bishop Donal McKeown In St Peter’s Square in Rome in front of the Basilica, there are two huge statues of Saints Peter and Paul. St Peter bears the keys and St Paul the book of the scriptures. And it is on these…

Anniversary June 29th

Rev. Vincent Shalvey 1932-1998 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. From now on there is reserved for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give me on that day, and not only to me but also to all who have…

Fr. Bill Hanly SAC R.I.P.

Fr. William (Bill) Hanly, SAC, died peacefully following a long and progressive illness on the evening of June 27th at 19.10 in the excellent and tender care of all the staff at St. Theresa’s Nursing Home in Thurles. Fr. Bill had been in the care of the staff at St. Theresa’s since September 2012. As…

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