Today is the day and probably for the first time the nerves are beginning to set in. It is Wednesday, November 21st. Sr Adina Balan CJ from Romania and I are staying in a small hotel just down the road from the Acton community house. Continue reading “Investiture Day at Buckingham Palace”
We are happy to offer edition No 34 of UN Update and to celebrate one year of IBVM and CJ collaboration at the United Nations. Read about aspects of the United Nations such as the General Assembly, its present President and how it works when our Heads of State and Government go back home. Meet our Youth Representatives. Cynthia CJ had wonderful education and awareness raising opportunities in India in September and October. See the Mary Ward Family interfaith contributions to the Parliament of World Religions held in Toronto. Note recent steps taken on Human Trafficking at the United Nations and please pay attention to the proposal made by our own Network to Stop Human Trafficking. ” Demystifying the other” provides us with insights that are essential to bring tolerance and peace to our world. And, read about the inter-faith advocacy on behalf of Asylum seekers. Let this be an opportunity to consider yourself a part of the United Nations and of the efforts of the Mary Ward Family through the NGO Office and our worldwide network.
Lord Jesus, master of both the light and the darkness, send your Holy Spirit upon our preparations for Christmas. Continue reading “November-December HOP 2018”
The latest edition of our Eastern Africa Province newsletter includes details of a book launch , TP’s workshop. There are articles on Development at Karinde Green Fields, a reflection on the Apostle’s retreat by Sr Anastacia Kiriongi, and a poem by a past pupil.Eastern Africa Newsletter Sep 2018 Continue reading “Eastern Africa Province September 2018”
Review of 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda 2018
Our NGO was happy to have 9 representatives present for the Review of the Sustainable Development Goals and
National Voluntary Reviews, at the High- Level Political Forum held in New York from 9 –18 July 2018. Continue reading “UN Update no. 33”
“The transcendence that the church preaches is not alienation; it is not going to heaven to think about eternal life and forget about the problems on earth. Continue reading “September – October 2018 HOP”
Loreto Rumbek, 10th Anniversary celebration, Visitation to South Africa and Zambia, Comings and goings in Casa, Loreto Ladies on Tour and a gallery of Loreto’s in Formation and Circle of Life participants. For more details of these articles read our update.
Mission is at the heart of who we are, and love is the driving force that urges us on. IBVM, Constitutions 2.1 Continue reading “July-August HOP 2018”
Sr Imelda Poole, from the English Province has been honoured to receive an MBE, by Queen Elizabeth II. This honour is for her services to combating modern human slavery. The citation will appear as President of Religious in Europe Networking Against Human Trafficking (RENATE) and President of Mary Ward Loreto (Albanian Mission Against Human Trafficking).
Welcome to the fourth edition of Towards Global Citizenship and another opportunity to build on our learning and experience of global citizenship and of education for global citizenship. Thanks for your contributions to this issue. Continue reading “Towards Global Citizenship”