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  The Little Sisters of the Assumption in Ireland recently invited the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI) to carry out an audit of our policy and procedures in relation to safeguarding children. We welcome the report of the NBSCCCI which is published today, December 4th 2015( littlesistersoftheassumption.org/safeguarding )...

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150 Celebrations, 8th August

 The sisters in Cork celebrated 150 years on July 23rd in Blackpool church. The Evening Echo’s reporter Ann Murphy wrote: The people of Blackpool honoured the 150th anniversary of the Little Sisters of the Assumption in Cork last night.  The order has 3 small communities in Cork city- with six nuns in the Respond housing...

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Reflections by Fr. Peter McVerry at the General Assembly

Reflections by Fr. Peter McVerry at the General Assembly, Friday 13th March 2015. What is the best way to move forward in a changing situation? This calls for a spirituality of change, of letting go. Every gift in life has to be let go of. The only exception to this is the infinite unconditional love...

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150 Celebrations

This year we are celebrating 150 years since our foundation.  The anniversary is being marked throughout the world, where we live. Celebrations are planned for Cork, (July 23rd), Dublin (August 8th) and Galway (August 15th), when we gather with friends, co-workers and families to mark the occasion. Celebrations were held in Paris on June 21st...

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Apostles of the tenderness of God

Apostles of the tenderness of God A friendly meal, stalls, displays of photographs, video projections and intercultural discussions: on Sunday the 21st of June 2015, the big Assumption family, men and woman religious and laity, with their families, friends and collaborators, celebrated at the Mother House in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, the foundation of...

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