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The Redemptoristines 150 Years in Ireland


Click on the link and read about how the Redemptoristines came to Ireland.


Sr Mary Margaret’s Diamond Jubilee


Sr Gabrielle and the Community celebrated with Sr Mary Margaret on the occasions of her Diamond Jubilee on the 25th September 2010. Sr Mary Margaret’s family and wide circle of friends joined us for such a wonderful occasion.  We wish Sr Mary Margaret many more years in God’s house.



Sr Gabrielle and the Community welcomed with great joy the newly appointed Fr. Joseph Tobin, C.Ss.R., Secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic life with the rank of Archbishop, titular see of Obba.  Fr. Tobin was joined by Fr. Michael Kelleher, C.Ss.R., Provincial of the Irish Province.

On August 2, 2010 the Holy Father appointed Fr. Joseph Tobin, C.Ss.R., Superior General Emeritus, a member of the Province of Denver, as Secretary for the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic life with the rank of Archbishop.

Archbishop-elect Tobin’s episcopal ordination.

A date and place has been announced for the episcopal ordination of our Superior General Emeritus, Archbishop-elect Joseph W. Tobin.

It will take place in Rome, on Saturday, October 9th at 16:00 hours in St. Peter’s Basilica, at the altar of  Peter’s cathedra(site of the alabaster window portraying the Holy Spirit), which is also where the statue of St. Alphonsus, Doctor of the Church, overlooks the nave.

Principal consecrator will be Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Vatican Secretary of State. Three others will be consecrated bishops along with Archbishop-elect Tobin.

Fr. Andrzej Polish Redemptorist visits the Redemptoristines


Sr. Gabrielle and the Community at St. Alphonsus Monastery were only delighted to have Fr. Andrzej Wodka, C.Ss.R.,  a Polish Redemptorist along with Fr. George Wadding,C.Ss.R. Marianella, drop in for a visit.  Fr. Andrzej has spent time at the

Contemplatives continue to write Icons


The Redemptoristines hosted an Icon Retreat for Contemplatives.  Redemptoristines, a Poor Clare and a Dominican completed a week of writing Icons under the guidance of Icon Master Mihai Cucu. We were delighted to have Sr. Gabrielle, from The Poor Clares in Ennis, Co. Clare, and Sr. Ann Marie from the Dominicans in Drogheda for a most enriching week of writing icons. Here are some photos after the Blessing of the Icons.

If you would like to commission an Icon the Sisters would be privileged to write an Icon of your choice. Please contact Sr. Gabrielle at gabrielle.fox@redemptorists.ie or phone 01-830 5723.