State decimating fishing families, says Donegal priest

Fr John Joe Duffy warned that the Department of Marine has “stood over a legacy of decimating the fishing industry” and “hard-working fishing families”. Speaking at the launch of the documentary The Fisher’s Voice, Fr Duffy called the department “the anti-fishing department” due to its legacy of decimating the fishing industry. “But they’re not just…

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The durability of the Irish missionary model

Mission Sunday Misean Cara’s CEO tells Ruadhán Jones about the unique role missionaries play in the developing world In Ireland, people outside the Church sometimes think that it’s a spent force. However, you don’t have to look too far to see this isn’t the case. The model of service and charity offered by the Irish…

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Helping renew the Faith in Europe

Personal Profile Bro. Antony Kurian OFM Cap. was the first Capuchin to make his solemn profession in Ireland for seven years. The Indian-born brother first encountered the Capuchins in India, but he joined the order here hoping to join in a renewal of the Faith in Europe. Only when I had this job and I…