ASSOCIATION OF Leaders of Missionaries and Religious of IRELAND CLG, AMRI is a registered Charity,CRA 20023263 CHY9301.

Registered in Dublin, Ireland. CRO 529508.

Directors: Brendan Coffey, Edmund Garvey, Evelyn Greene, John Hennebry, Rita Kelly, Bríd Liston, Kathleen McGarvey, Paula Molloy, Aidan McGrath, Thomas O’Connor, Sally Roddy, Timothy Lehane.

Booked Out

Autumn Conference 2018

Religious and Missionaries


Finding Faith and Hope in Ireland Today:
Our Concern, Our Call, Our Challenge.


Date: Thursday 4th October 2018


Location: Emmaus Conference & Retreat Centre, Swords, Co Dublin



 9.30am Arrival/Registration/Refreshments

10.00am Introduction and Morning Prayer

10.15am Situating religious and missionary
life in Ireland today with authors of
A Dialogue of Hope: Critical Thinking for Critical Times

11.15am Tea/Coffee

11.45am Response by Ms. Dympna Mallon, Lay Co-ordinator with SMA. (Author of Navigating Structural Change in the Irish Church: Reading the Signposts in Laudato Si’, The Furrow July/August 2018)


12.15- 12.45pm Table Conversations: Danny Curtin Facilitator


1.00-2.15 Lunch

2.15-3.30 pm:  Workshops based on AMRI Strategic Plan 2018-2021 (Choice of one)


1. GOSPEL LEADERSHIP: Bishop Denis Nulty
(Kildare & Leighlin)
& Sr Liz Murphy RSM (Secretary General AMRI)


2. MISSION & DIALOGUE: Mr Michael O’Sullivan
(Justice & Dialogue Co-ordinator with Columbans)
& Sr Kathleen McGarvey (AMRI Executive)


3. JPIC: Sr Sheila Curran (AMRI Justice Co-ordinator)
& Fr Tom O’Connor (AMRI Executive)


4. HEALING WELLBEING WHOLENESS: Dr Marie Murray, (Clinical Psychologist UCD) & Fr John Hennebry (AMRI Executive)


3.30-4.30 Plenary and Closure