Congratulations to Bríd (Liston) who received her Doctorate in Ministry from Regis College and the University of Toronto towards the end of 2012. Her own sister, as well as Toronto FCJ’s were able to be present to celebrate with her. The title of Bríd’s thesis was ‘The Role of Theological Reflection in Education for Ecclesial Ministry’. What a lot of work went into this! We rejoice in the enrichment it will bring to Bríd’s ministry with the students in Maynooth.
Congratulations also to Maura (Foley) who received the Bene Merenti medal in October 2012 for her long and very faithful service in Our Lady of Hal parish, Camden Town, London.
Maura knew nothing of the celebration, though the rest of the community did and managed to find their way to the Church for the Sunday morning Mass when the medal was presented so as to be there to rejoice with her.
Apparently they had tried to get her to wear her best coat but had to give up because they could not say too much as it would have let the cat out of the bag!