Talks

John Waters – Horizon of Hope Conference

John Waters reflects on how our modern society avoids fundamental questions of being and meaning. The absence of those deeper questions is eroding our longstanding christian culture.

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Maura Garrihy – Horizon of Hope Conference

Maura Garrihy speaking at the Horizon of Hope Conference organised by The Irish Catholic to mark their 125th anniversary. More videos to follow.

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Rediscovering the dignity of childhood – Prof Eamonn Conway

Prof Conway’s second talk at SpiritFest 2013 was entitled – ‘Rediscovering the dignity of childhood” and draws on the writings of Karl Rahner.

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I don’t go to Mass…. does it matter? – Prof Eamonn Conway

Prof Conway’s first talk at SpiritFest 2013 entitled – ‘I don’t go to Mass but I am spiritual: does it matter?”. While charting new social patterns, Fr Conway highlights the importance of our faith community.

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Blessed are the merciful – Dr Ruth Paterson

Dr Ruth Patterson reflects on the beatitude ‘ blessed are the merciful’ during her address to SpiritFest 2013 entitled ‘Let this be our attitude’.

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‘Let this be our attitude’ – Ruth Patterson at SpiritFest 2013

Full recording of the address by Dr Ruth Patterson to SpiritFest 2013 entitled ‘Let this be our attitude’.

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Portlaoise Parish Novena 2013 – Johnny Murtagh

Champion Jockey Johnny Murtagh shared his story of ‘Embracing Hope’ at the Portlaoise Novena on 10th April 2013.

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Catholic Social Teaching and Catholic NGOs

Suzanne Mulligan gives a brief overview of key concepts in Catholic Social Teaching and their relevance to Trocaire and other Catholic NGOs

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Trócaire at 40 – Trócaire in Somalia

Rosemary Heenan, Horn & East Africa Regional Manager, looks back at the history of Trócaire’s work in Somalia.

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Trócaire at 40 – Jestina Mukoko (ZPP)

Jestina Mukoko, Executive Director of the Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP), addresses the recent staff celebration in Maynooth for Trócaire’s 40th anniversary.

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Trócaire at 40 – conclusions from 40th anniversary conference

Frank La Rue, UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, sums up what he sees as the conclusions from Trócaire’s 40th anniversary conference.

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Trócaire at 40 – Frank La Rue (UN)

Frank La Rue, UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, addresses the recent staff celebration in Maynooth for Trócaire’s 40th anniversary.

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Trócaire at 40 – a tribute to partnership with Trócaire

Dr. Racheal Raykumari explains how partnership with Trócaire has helped to advance local projects in Odisha, India.

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Trócaire at 40 – Justin Kilcullen pays tribute to partners

Justin Killcullen pays tribute to the partners – the network of professional locally-based organisations – with which Trócaire work in the developing world.

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K&L Congress 2013 – Rev Eamonn Conway

Fr Conway addressed the 2013 Kildare & Leighlin Diocesan Congress on the fundamentals of Christian Faith. Full text available.

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Trócaire at 40 – Justin Kilcullen

Justin Kilcullen, Executive Director of Trócaire, addresses the recent staff celebration in Maynooth for Trócaire’s 40th annversary.

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K&L Congress 2013 – Bishop Brendan Kelly

Bishop Brendan Kelly addressed the 2013 Kildare & Leighlin Diocesan Congress on the theme of Prayer. Full text available.

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Portlaoise Parish Novena 2013 – Joanne O Riordan

Young Person of the Year Joanne O’Riordan delivered an inspiring talk on ‘No Limbs No Limits’ at the Portlaoise Novena on 3rd April 2013.

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Trócaire at 40 – Dr Racheal Rakumari

The full address given by Dr. Racheal Raykumari, Executive Secretary of WORD, Odisha India, at the recent staff celebration in Maynooth for Trócaire’s 40th annversary.

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Portlaoise Parish Novena 2013 – Liam Lawton

Liam Lawton – Priest, Composer and Author – spoke on the theme of hope and reconcilaition at the Portlaoise Novena on 27th March 2013.

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Portlaoise Parish Novena 2013 – Mary Kennedy

Well-known Television Presenter Mary Kennedy shared her faith at the Portlaoise Novena on 20th Feb 2013.

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Portlaoise Parish Novena 2013 – John Lonergan

John Lonergan – former Governor of Mountjoy Prison – addressed the theme “I was in prison and you visited me” at the Portlaoise Novena on 13th March 2013.

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Encountering the Other – Rev Ruth Patterson

Watch the full 35 minute talk by Rev Ruth Patterson in Carlow Cathedral at the 2013 K&L Faith Congress held on 8/9th March 2013.

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Trócaire Lecture 2013 – 40 years

Brother Philip Pinto cfc reflects on the biblical significance of the number 40 on the occasion of Trócaire’s 40th anniversary. Full 45 minute recording also available.

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