Charlie Bird on Mission Tralee 17/10/16

On Monday, October 17th in The Rose Hotel, Tralee, Charlie Bird spoke on his experience of visiting missionary projects in The Philippines and Korea. The event was hosted by the Diocese of Kerry  celebrating World Mission Month.

Caroline Reid, Irish Refugee Council, spoke on Ireland’s response to the global refugee crisis. The evening was  chaired by Frank Lewis.

This year is the 90th anniversary of World Mission Day. Pope Francis encourages us to go out from our comfort zones to offer the light of hope. “Let us not close our hearts within our own particular concerns, but let us open them to all of humanity.”