Archive for January, 2015

Freeing White People from Apartheid

Freeing White People from Apartheid

| January 26, 2015

Looking back I think my journey to reconciliation ministry really began in September 1989 in a corrugated tin classroom in downtown Kingston, Jamaica. I was on the island for a gap year in the midst of my theological training and based near the University of the West Indies campus at Mona to the east of […]

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The Saint Patrick Foundation

The Saint Patrick Foundation

| January 24, 2015

The Saint Patrick Foundation is a reconciliation charity founded upon the life and legacy of our Patron Saint. Our desire is to retell the inspirational story of St Patrick, reconnect March 17th to the ancient legacy that gave it birth, and recast Patrick’s vision for a world in which every life matters.

Through our Saint Patrick Breakfasts and the Spirit of St Patrick Award Scheme our desire is to bring people and communities together. Through our Conciliation Service our goal is to provide resources, training & facilitation in the area of conflict.

We hope you will enjoy visiting our new website.

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Saint Patrick Breakfasts

Saint Patrick Breakfasts

| January 24, 2015

Saint Patrick Breakfasts are an opportunity for people from all backgrounds, cultures and traditions to meet together on March 17th. Their goal is to create a relaxed and fun context in which those attending can build new friendships, enjoy the rich diversity of our modern Irish culture, and be inspired by the legacy of our Patron Saint.

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Saint Patrick Parade Walks – a step towards reconciliation

Saint Patrick Parade Walks – a step towards reconciliation

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is something special about going for a walk together. The fresh air, pleasant surroundings, relaxed conversation, and gentle exercise somehow combine to make it one of our very favourite activities. Happily, it is also one of the very easiest steps we can take towards building a healthy and inclusive community.

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The Spirit of St Patrick Award

The Spirit of St Patrick Award

| January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Spirit of St Patrick Award recognises and honours those who have offered significant service and contribution to the building of healthy, inclusive community in their local area.

Sponsored by the St Patrick Foundation, the Spirit of Saint Patrick Award, is awarded on the basis of community nominations and is presented both at Saint Patrick Breakfasts and at local St Patrick’s Day parades.

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Patrick, the Blonde and the Redhead.

Patrick, the Blonde and the Redhead.

| January 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

St Patrick Breakfast Address, Maynooth 2014 BY FERGUS RYAN. It’s the late 1970s and you’re in San Francisco on St Patrick’s Day, so it’s perhaps no surprise when you turn on your radio to hear the talk show host interviewing an Aer Lingus hostess, who is representing Ireland and telling the world its ancient story. […]

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