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Sr. Mary Courtney of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa (FMSA) receives President’s Insignia for Meritorious Achievement in Zambia

Misean Cara is pleased to announce that Sr. Mary Courtney, FMSA has recently been awarded a high honour from the President of Zambia. On May 24th, Sr. Mary attended the annual investiture ceremony at the State House in Lusaka, presided over by President Hakainde Hichilema, where she received the President’s Insignia for Meritorious Achievement. She …

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Missionaries’ support ‘fundamental’ to developing strong communities – Sr Josephine McCarthy speaks with Ruadhán Jones of the Irish Catholic Newspaper

In the September 7 Legacy Giving supplement of the Irish Catholic Newspaper, Misean Cara Board Vice-Chair, Sr Josephine McCarthy, PBVM speaks with Ruadhán Jones about the critical role that legacy gifts can play in helping to support missionary development projects and the strong communities they are helping to build overseas. “Handouts are very temporary, but …

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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 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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Laudato Si’ Week 2021: Meeting the needs of the furthest behind through climate action and sustainable development

Ahead of Laudato Si’ Week 2021 (May 16-25) Misean Cara Livelihoods Project Officer, Don Lucey, reflects on the role that sustainable development can play in addressing the climate crisis. He highlights two Misean Cara member projects that are helping vulnerable communities protect their environment and adapt to climate change while also promoting food security and …

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