Happy 100th Birthday Salesian Sisters from all in Mary Queen of Ireland

Friday, October 23rd 2020 was a red letter day in Mary Queen of Ireland School in Caherdavin as the pupils and staff marked the 100th anniversary of the arrival of the Salesian Sisters to Limerick. 

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Posted on October 24, 2020
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Farewell to the Sisters in Fernbank Convent

A Bittersweet day for all the Salesian family, Delighted to be able to celebrate the centenary but so emotional to say farewell to the Sisters in Fernbank Convent. 

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Posted on October 23, 2020
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Novena to St. John Bosco

The Novena to St. John Bosco begins on January 22nd and ends on Jan 31st, his Feast Day. We invite you to join us in praying this Novena for all young people.


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Posted on January 21, 2018

Pope Francis' Angelus Message for the Epiphany

“These are the three attitudes we find in the Gospel: careful searching, indifference, fear. And we too must choose which of the three to adopt.”

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Posted on January 06, 2018

Work with young people, and not just for young people

In an interview with UN News – recorded days before the end of his tenure as UN Envoy on Youth – Mr. Alhendawi says, “We cannot really achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or bring peace and prosperity to our world without engaging young people.”

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Posted on February 13, 2017

Annual President's Volunteer Award

 The Annual President’s Volunteer Award (PVA) ceremony which took place on Thursday, 22nd September in UL. 270 students were honoured for their voluntary work in the past year, both on and off campus.

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Posted on October 13, 2016

Walking in the footsteps of St. Francis de Sales

We, Srs. Brid and Noelle, recently visited Annecy and all the places associated with this very human and gentle patron of the Salesian family.  Our visit surpassed our expectations in many ways and has left us with precious and inspirational memories.

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Posted on October 11, 2016

Sr. Noelle reports from the IIMA Human Rights Office, Geneva

Last Wednesday, after getting my monthly travel pass and my UN badge, we headed for a packed Palais des Nations where the Human Rights Council of the UN was in assembly.  It meets for just 10 weeks in the year, 3 of which are in September. 

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Posted on September 22, 2016

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg meets Pope Francis

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have met Pope Francis at the Vatican.

They discussed 'how to use communication technologies to alleviate poverty'

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Posted on August 29, 2016

Celebrating Blessed Maria Troncatti

On 25th August we celebrate Blessed Maria Troncatti, a Salesian Sister, who trained and worked as a Red Cross nurse in military hospitals in the First World War, and was a missionary in Ecuador for many years.

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Posted on August 25, 2016
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Happy Birthday, Salesian Sisters!

On 5th August 1872, the first fifteen Salesian Sisters were clothed in their religous garments, and eleven of them (including St Mary Mazzarello) made their first professions. Don Bosco and the Bishop of Acqui were present on this joyful occasion at Mornese, Italy. 

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Posted on August 04, 2016