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World AIDS Day 2021

Bringing healthcare, dignity and empowerment to people living with HIV and AIDS (PLHIV) in Livingstone, Zambia The town of Livingstone in the Southern Province of Zambia has the highest rate of HIV and AIDS related diseases in the country. In 1993, the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa established St. Francis Community Integrated Care Programme in …

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Misean Cara presents 2021 Climate Action Awards

After last year’s successful launch of the Misean Cara Climate Action Awards, the programme has continued in 2021 with three awards given to highlight individuals and projects by members that are showing innovation and commitment to counteracting the affects and impact of climate change on communities in the developing world. In 2015 Pope Francis published …

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“The durability of the Irish missionary model” Misean Cara in the Irish Catholic News

Misean Cara is delighted to be featured in a full page article that appeared in the 21st October edition of the Irish Catholic News, as part of the paper’s increased coverage of missionary work during the October Month of Mission. The article features interviews with Misean Cara CEO, John Moffett, and Sr. Rosemary Oduol, Assistant Missionary Development Officer for …

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Misean Cara co-presents Mission Sunday Mass on RTÉ – Sunday 24th October 11am

“We Cannot But Speak of What We Have Seen and Heard” For the 6th year in a row, Misean Cara is pleased to co-present a live Mass from Dublin in celebration of World Mission Sunday on 24th October. The Mass will air live on RTÉ at 11am, and Misean Cara will co-host along with MISSIO Ireland (The …

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DSAI Conference 2021 – Climates of/for Development

Misean Cara Project Officer for Livelihoods, Don Lucey, will speak at this year’s annual DSAI Conference on Friday 12th Nov. In his presentation Don will address ‘Climate Change and its Devastating Consequences for Livelihoods in the Developing World’. His talk will be part of Friday’s ‘Civil Society’ parallel session from 12:45 – 2:45pm IST. The …

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New Learning Brief: Supporting employment opportunities and income generation for youth in Southern Africa

Each year, we produce a set of themed Learning Briefs that draw on internal and external evaluation and research work conducted over the past few years. Our Learning Briefs aim to distil key findings and points of learning that will be valuable to our members and those in the wider development sector. Our third Learning …

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The Godsong: Finding Hope in the Aftermath of Haiti’s Earthquake

The Godsong: Finding Hope in the Aftermath of Haiti’s Earthquake. A reflection by Fr. Rick Frechette, two weeks after the devastating earthquake in Haiti on 14 August 2021.Port au Prince, HaitiAugust 28, 2021 Dear Friends 1 God is our refuge and strength,an ever-present help in trouble.2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give …

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Misean Cara presents at 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD)

Join us on Tuesday 21st Sept when Misean Cara Senior Project Officer, Anthony Hannon, will present at the 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD). In its ninth year, the theme for the 2021 ICSD is ‘Research for Impact: An Inclusive and Sustainable Planet‘. The conference format will include panels, interviews, and keynote speakers held …

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Misean Cara welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors

At its 2021 AGM on June 23rd, Misean Cara welcomed three new members to its Board of Directors: Sr. Franca Onyibor; Fr. Seamus O’Neill; and Ms. Sandra Neville. Their appointments follow on the recent departures from the Board of: Chairperson Justin Kilcullen (who stepped down after six years on the Board, including two as Chairperson), …

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Misean Cara in The Irish Catholic

“Covid hits Irish Missionaries hard, but still much to offer” The Irish Catholic July 15, 2021 Misean Cara CEO, John Moffett, was recently interviewed by journalist Ruadhán Jones for an article that appeared in July 15th edition of The Irish Catholic. The article highlights the specific challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to missionaries …

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