News from March 2011

Welcome to Kirsten's Blog

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Coming Soon…Updates and News from Kirsten as she prepares for and arrives in Kenya as a STEP Volunteer!

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Prayer_c Posted by Kirsten Brown on Thu, 31 Mar 2011 | Visit Kirsten Brown's blog

Welcome to Emma's Blog!

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Coming soon…News and updates from Emma as she travels to and serves in Kenya as a STEP volunteer!

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Emma_dunwoody Posted by Emma Dunwoody on Thu, 31 Mar 2011 | Visit Emma Dunwoody's blog

Three weeks in...

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It was a relief to have our first rain yesterday. The dry season runs from January through March and so I arrived at the hottest time of year, in a particularly hot year. I found it quite striking to realise that the environmental 40+C temperatures are above normal body temperature!

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Jenny_2010 Posted by Jenny Bell on Fri, 25 Mar 2011 | 1 comments | Visit Jenny Bell's blog

Marathon Effort by CMS Ireland

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CMS Ireland has entered two relay teams in the Belfast City Marathon on Monday 2nd May 2011…Training has begun in earnest! You can follow our progress and find out how you can support us by following our blog over the next few weeks…

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Belfastmarathon Posted by Marathon Team on Thu, 24 Mar 2011 | 0 comments | Visit Belfast Marathon Team 2011's blog

Responding to Global Suffering

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We live in a world of much pain and suffering. Anyone who has followed the recent events in New Zealand, Japan, North Africa and the Gulf, will be acutely aware of the many ways in which people’s lives can be turned upside down by unforeseen circumstances. And for every story that grabs the headlines, there are thousands more that remain untold.

It’s sometimes hard to know how to respond to human tragedies that take place in other parts of the world.

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Fri, 18 Mar 2011 | 0 comments

CMS Ireland Members Update 2011

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As we prepare for our 2011 Annual General Meeting, CMS Ireland is updating the details that we hold for our members. If you are an existing member, please click here to complete the Members Update 2011 Form online…

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Wed, 16 Mar 2011 | 2 comments

Annual Project 2010 - An Update From Kiwoko Hospital

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The CMS Ireland Annual Project 2010, Hands On! focused on Kiwoko Hospital in Luwero Diocese, Uganda, supporting the work of the children’s ward. Across Ireland 79 parishes in Ireland took part, learning about Uganda and praying for our partners in Kiwoko, as well helping to raise an incredible €39,500/ £33,551 (at time of writing) – a really fantastic amount! The childrens ward at Kiwoko Hosptial has already begun to benefit from this generous support. Read on to find out how your support has made a real difference to the lives of vulnerable children in Uganda…

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Tue, 15 Mar 2011 | 0 comments

Maridi Projects...

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Last week, Poppy and I were delighted to visit Maridi Diocese, to see how two CMS Ireland funded projects had progressed.

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Spens Posted by John and Poppy Spens on Mon, 07 Mar 2011 | 0 comments | Visit John and Poppy Spens's blog

Pocket sized notepad

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Discovering the challenge ahead…

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Bakers Posted by Paul and Tania Baker on Sun, 06 Mar 2011 | 4 comments | Visit Paul and Tania Baker's blog

News from John and Poppy...

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John and Poppy give us an update on a busy and blessed few weeks…

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Spens Posted by John and Poppy Spens on Wed, 02 Mar 2011 | 1 comments | Visit John and Poppy Spens's blog