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A Model of Spirituality for the 21st Century

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Full title: Time for a change: a fresh look at spirituality, sexuality, globalisation, and the church

Creator / Author: Donal Dorr

Item Type / Page count: Book / 264p

When Published: 2004

Publisher / Place of Publication: The Columba Press / 55A Spruce Avenue, Stillorgan Industrial Park, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

About: Many people have become disillusioned with formal religion, yet they express a deep desire for spiritual fulfillment. The author discusses the meaning of spirituality and goes on to demonstrate how spirituality can impact on everyday themes such as sexuality and global commerce. The final part of the book contains suggestions as to what the Church can do to restore itself as the main medium of spirituality in modern society.

ID number(s): 9781856074445 / 1856074447

Chapters: Introduction – Part One: What is spirituality? — Christian Spirituality —  ‘Worldly’ Ingredients of Spirituality — Spirituality and Religion — Part Two: The Unfolding of Sexuality — Sexuality: Shame, Intimacy, and Spirituality — A Christian Spirituality of Celibacy — Part Three: Globalisation and Spirituality — Globalisation and Liberation — Globalisation and Spirituality in the West — Part Four: The Church and spirituality — Human Experience and Christian Faith — Pastoral Priorities — Community-Building and Eucharist — A Way Forward: Structural Changes – Bibliography.

WW Connection #1: The author, Fr. Donal Dorr, is a member of St. Patrick’s Missionary Society (Kiltegan Fathers).

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Link to the publisher’s website .

Searching for Meaning

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Full title: Spirituality: our deepest heart’s desire

Creator / Author: Donal Dorr

Item Type / Page count: Book / 160p

When Published: 2008

Publisher / Place of Publication: The Columba Press / 55A Spruce Avenue, Stillorgan Industrial Park, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

About: This book examines spirituality in its broadest forms. What is it that we are looking for? What is Christian spirituality? How does spirituality and the meaning of life impact on issues such as morality, intimacy, ecology, human rights, social justice, reconciliation and commerce?

ID number(s): 9781856076296

Chapters: Introduction – Part I Spiritual Experiences and Moral Values — Interpersonal spiritual experiences — Personal spiritual experiences — Experience of mystery — A Christian approach to the mystery — God’s Spirit and God’s Word — Reading the signs of the times – Part II Personal Call: In the Bible and in Our Own Lives — The call of Abraham and our call — The calls of Moses, Esther, and Judith — The call of Jesus — The call of Mary – Part III Spirituality and Morality — A spirituality of intimacy — Ecological spirituality: contemplative aspect — Ecological spirituality: active aspect — A spirituality of human rights — A spirituality of social justice — A challenging spirituality — A spirituality of liberation and reconciliation — A spirituality for sellers and buyers.

WW Connection #1: The author, Fr. Donal Dorr, is a member of St. Patrick’s Missionary Society (Kiltegan Fathers).

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Link to the publisher’s website

Explaining Their Mission

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Full title: Society of St. Patrick for Foreign Missions

Creator / Author: [The Society]

Item Type / Page count: Booklet / 36p

When Published: c1930

Publisher / Place of Publication: Society of St. Patrick for Foreign Missions / House of Our Lady of Africa, Kiltegan, Co. Wicklow.

About: St. Patrick’s Missionary Society was founded in the late 1920’s. This booklet from around 1930 introduces the Society and provides examples of missionary work. St. Patrick’s continues to operate from its base in High Park, Kiltegan in West Wicklow.

ID number(s): None

Chapters: Archbishop Hinsley on the new Society — Letter from Bishop Cullen, Kildare — Why the Missionary Society of St. Patrick was Founded — Nature and aim of our new Society / Father Whitney — Leaves from a Missionary’s diary — At the central Mission Station of Eke: the late Father Tom Mulvany.

Extra #1: Includes several black & white photographs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Link to the St. Patrick’s Missionary Society website

Leadership with Conscience

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Full title: Spirituality of Leadership: inspiration, empowerment, intuition and discernment

Creator / Author: Donal Dorr

Item Type / Page count: Book / 176p /171p

When Published: 2006 (1st ed.) / 2006 (American ed.)

Publisher / Place of Publication (Irish edition): The Columba Press / 55A Spruce Avenue, Stillorgan Industrial Park, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

Publisher / Place of Publication (USA edition): Liturgical Press / 2950 Saint John’s Road PO Box 7500, Collegeville, MN 56321-7500, USA

About: This book is mainly aimed at those in positions of leadership in voluntary organisations, non-governmental bodies or religious groups. It argues that those staff should become exemplars of how to exercise leadership humanely, while still being effective at all levels.

ID number(s): 1856075273 / 0814631827 / 9780814631829

Chapters: Introduction — Biblical aspects — The Christian tradition — Authority and leadership since Vatican II — Political and psychological thinking — The limits of democracy — Leadership in management theory — Four kinds of leader — Styles of leadership — Vision and call — Some practical aspects of leadership — Personal discernment and decision making — Intuition as a basis for discernment — Communal discernment and decision making — Appendix: ‘Consolation without cause’ – Bibliography – Index.

WW Connection #1: The author, Fr. Donal Dorr, is a member of St. Patrick’s Missionary Society (Kiltegan Fathers).

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication (USA ed.) in libraries worldwide.

Extra #4: This book was published in America under the title ‘Faith at Work: A Spirituality of Leadership

 

Selling the Good News Worldwide!

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Full title: God’s entrepreneurs: how Irish missionaries tried to change the world

Creator / Author: Joe Humphreys, with additional reporting by Ruadhán MacCormaic, Sarah MacDonald and Brian O’Connell

Item Type / Page count: Book / 237p

When Published: 2010

Publisher / Place of Publication: New Island / 2 Brookside, Dundrum Road, Dublin 14.

About: This book examines what is called the Irish Missionary Movement. With a starting point of around 1916, it looks at the place of Irish Catholic Missions throughout the world and also highlights the individual contributions and motivations of specific missionaries. It is a reminder of the huge impact that Irish missionaries, both male and female, have had on the international stage.

ID number(s): 9781848400764

Chapters: Acknowledgements – Preface – Introduction – The Other Rising – New Leaders – The Recruitment Drive – From Sacramental to Social Work – Rebels and Revolutionaries – Missionaries Today-Where do They Belong? – Evaluating the Work, Assessing the Legacy – Ideology-the Missionary Position — Conclusion: the Future — Bibliography — Notes — Index.

WW Connection #1: The book contains several references to the St. Patrick’s Missionary Society (Kiltegan Fathers) and to specific Kiltegan missionaries.

Extra #1: includes 8 pages of photographs.

Extra #2 Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

On a Mission To Africa

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Full title: Maynooth Mission to Africa: the story of St. Patrick’s, Kiltegan

Creator / Author: Thomas Kiggins

Item Type / Page count: Book / 297p

When Published: 1991

Publisher / Place of Publication: Gill & Macmillan Ltd. / Goldenbridge, Dublin 8.

About: This books gives an account of the history of St. Patrick’s Missionary Society which was founded in the late 1920’s. It covers the period from its founding until 1990. St. Patrick’s continues to operate from its base in High Park, Kiltegan in West Wicklow. The author is a member of the Society and provides a ‘warts and all’ description of the Society’s activities.

ID number(s): 071711824X

Chapters: Preface — Maps — Irish Diocesan Priests Volunteer for Nigeria — The Holy Rosary Sisters — St. Patrick’s Missionary Society is Founded — The Society is Established in Kiltegan and Calabar — Growth in the Midst of Difficulties — Shortcomings of the Founders — New Superiors and New Problems — The War Years — Post-war Initiatives — The Society Spreads to Eastern Africa — Postscript 1957–1990 — Sources and Notes – Appendix – Select Bibliography – Index.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Includes sixteen pages of black & white photographs and four pages of maps.

Extra #4: Link to the St. Patrick’s Missionary Society website

How the Kiltegan Fathers are Safeguarding Children

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Full title: Review of Safeguarding Practice in the Saint Patrick’s Missionary Society

Creator / Author: The National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI)

Item Type / Page count: Book (report) / eBook / 31p

When Published: 2013

Publisher / Place of Publication: National Office for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland / New House, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare.

About: This report contains the findings of the Review of Safeguarding Practice in Saint Patrick’s Missionary Society (SPMS) undertaken by the NBSCCCI in line with the request made to it by the Sponsoring Bodies.  It is an assessment of local policy and practice against the Church’s seven standards, followed by recommendations for improvements to practice as appropriate.It is based upon the case material made available by the Society, along with interviews with selected key personnel who contribute to safeguarding within SPMS.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Background — Standard 1  A written policy on keeping children safe — Standard 2 Management of allegations — Standard 3 Preventing Harm to Children — Standard 4 Training and Education — Standard 5 Communicating the Church’s  Safeguarding Message — Standard 6 Access to Advice and Support — Standard 7  Implementing and Monitoring Standards — Recommendations — Terms of Reference.

Extra #1: Browse to this report (pdf file) via Safeguarding.ie website.

Gathering up Kiltegan History

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Full title: Kiltegan : the Gathering 2013

Creator / Author: Kiltegan ‘Gathering’ Committee

Item Type / Page count: Booklet / 56p

When Published: 2012

Publisher / Place of Publication: Kiltegan ‘Gathering’ Committee / Kiltegan, Co. Wicklow

About: A handsomely-produced booklet that uses ‘The Gathering Ireland 2013’ nationwide event as the focus for looking back at Kiltegan and aspects of its history. The booklet mainly contains short articles of 1-2 pages mostly written by Mary Hickson although several other people have contributed pieces as well.

ID number(s): None

WW Connection #1: Apart from the subject matter, the booklet was printed in Baltinglass.

Chapters: Kiltegan – your own place — Kiltegan Village  — Early Kiltegan — The Hume connection with Kiltegan — Kilranelagh – Talbotstown — Michael Dwyer — Bicentenary of Saint Peter’s Church, Kiltegan (1806-2006) — Church of the Assumption, Tynock — St. Brigid’s Church, Talbotstown — Naomh Treasa National School, Tynock — Scoil Naomh Bríd, Talbotstown — St. Peter’s National School, Kiltegan — Memories of walking home from Tynock School in the 1960’s — St. Patrick’s Missionary Society, High Park — Slí an Chroí — The Kiltegan Village People (listing those living 70-80 years ago, 50 years ago and 25 years ago) — Kiltegan Village Crossroads — Kiltegan GAA Club — Kiltegan Camogie Club — Two Great Gaels — Kiltegan ICA — St. Tegan’s Hall — Kiltegan Drama — Set Dancing — St. Peter’s Parish Centre — Hill walking in the Kiltegan area — Emigration from Kiltegan — The human face of the recession — ‘Gathering’ Calendar of events 2013 — Bibliography.

Extra #1: includes numerous full colour & black/white photographs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

The Monk’s Farm in Carlow

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Full title: Grange, Co. Carlow: the Path to the Present

Creator / Author: Jimmy O’Toole

Item Type / Page count: Book / 174p

When Published: 1987

Publisher / Place of Publication: Grange G.A.A. Club / Grange, Co. Carlow

About: A history of a community in County Carlow which is illustrated from contemporary sources with additional photographs. The book originally started out as a history of Grange G.A.A. Club in the centenary year of the Association but came to encompass the history of the catchment area from which the club took its membership.

ID number(s): 0951233602  /9780951233603

Contents: To the reader — Foreword — Prehistoric sites — Monasteries and Churches: The Cistercian Lay Brothers of Grangeford, Knights Hospitallers of Killerig, Friarstown Church, Grange Church, Straboe, Killerig Church — Ballygorey — The Landed Gentry: Duckett’s Grove — The 1798 Rebellion — Education — The Famine Period — Changes in Land Occupation — Parnell in Grangeford — War of Independence and Civil War — Old Ways Remembered — Family Profiles: The Reids of Grange, Sir John Thorp, Col. Joseph Kennedy, Professor Charles McNally J.P., Hugh Canavan – inventor, Matt McCormack  — National Political Figures — Grange Missionaries Worldwide — Grange G.A.A. Club — Obituaries — Place Names — Bibliography — The Blooming Flower of Grange (ballad) — Map.

WW Connection #1: The area covered by this book was part of the land possessions of Baltinglass Abbey and the placename of Grange derived from its use as an outfarm of the Abbey.

Extra #1: includes numerous photographs, illustrations and a map.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

A Saintly Troika

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Full title: The Three Patrons

Creator / Author: Rev. Fr. Philip Magee

Item Type / Page count: Booklet / 21p

When Published: ca.1990

Publisher / Place of Publication: Divine Mercy Publications / P.O. Box 2005, Dublin 13

About: A booklet highlighting the lives and beliefs of the three most famous Irish saints – Patrick, Brigid and Colum Cille.

ID number(s): None

WW Connection #1: The author is a member of the St. Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

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