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World Environment Day 2024 – The Climate Education Nexus

As the world commemorates World Environment Day on June 5th, the importance of education in fostering environmental stewardship becomes even more paramount. This year’s theme, “Ecosystem Restoration,” resonates deeply with the initiatives led by Misean Cara members. Through their diverse and impactful projects, these members are at the forefront of the educational movement for environmental …

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Sowing ‘seeds of hope’ to mark Laudato Si’ Week 2024

By Eamonn Casey, Misean Cara Project Officer for Human Rights & Advocacy Pentecost Sunday, 19th May, marks the official kick-off of Laudato Si’ Week and the 9th anniversary of Pope Francis’s encyclical on the Care of Creation. Convinced along with Pope Francis that “there are no lasting changes without cultural changes… and there are no …

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Catholic Sisters Week 2024

Each year, from March 8-14th, Misean Cara celebrates Catholic Sisters Week by recognising and celebrating the contributions that Missionary Sisters have made, and continue to make, around the world. Through long-term commitment to communities in need – sometimes over decades- Missionary Sisters work for the common good and dignity of all people with development projects …

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International Women’s Day 2024 – Invest in women: Accelerate progress.

Misean Cara joins UNESCO in celebrating International Women’s Day 2024 (March 8th), under the theme Invest in women: Accelerate progress. Throughout our 20-year history, Misean Cara has supported the projects of Irish missionary congregations, many of them with education and jobs training for women and girls at the centre of the efforts. The Power of …

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Talitha Kum anti-trafficking App backed by Misean Cara responds to digital threat to human rights.

By Misean Cara Project Officer for Human Rights and Advocacy, Éamonn Casey Tuesday 30th January brought the launch by Talitha Kum, the global inter-congregational network of more than 6,000 religious sisters working against human trafficking, of its new ‘Walking in Dignity’ app to promote peer to peer awareness, mobilisation, and protection among young people. Young …

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Celebrating Potential: International Day of Women & Girls in Science

For the 2024 International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Misean Cara Project Officer for Education, Tom Carroll, writes about the progress being made by Misean Cara’s members to advance access to STEM education and careers for women and girls in developing countries, and the potential this has to change individual lives and whole …

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Human Rights Day 75 – Honouring the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Human Rights Day marks the annual challenge to build towards dignity, freedom and justice By Eamonn Casey, Misean Cara Human Rights & Advocacy Project Officer Human Rights Day is celebrated on December 10th each year to help make people aware of the rights and freedoms inherent to them as human beings – regardless of race, …

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Laudate Deum – Pope Francis issues second letter calling for urgent climate action

Pope Francis’s new initiative for the planet, the papal letter Laudate Deum released on Wednesday 4th October, is another Call to Action, following on from the 2015 encyclical Laudato Si’ – since, as the Holy Father said, “our responses have not been adequate”. Laudate Deum is another, more urgent call to Catholics, faith leaders and …

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Misean Cara – Upholding the Right to Quality Education

Read our guest blog on the website of the Irish Forum for Global Education! Click here to read about the contributions of missionaries to global education and the unique ways they enable access to quality, inclusive and equitable education to the furthest behind, a critical pathway to empowering people in developing countries to achieve a …

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UNESCO International Literacy Day 2023 – The story of Maria de Jesus of Brazil

“Because I can read, I can take care of myself now. After being in the literacy programme, I live in a world of light, because I can see and recognise letters and words!”-Maria de Jesus, Brazil Maria de Jesus – Brazil Project: Literacy project for young people, adults and the elderly Misean Cara Member: Religious …

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