as Gaeilge Po polsku

Happy, indeed, is she to whom it is given to share this sacred banquet,
to cling with all her heart to Him
- Whose beauty all the heavenly hosts admire unceasingly,
- Whose love inflames our love,
- Whose contemplation is our refreshment.

From St. Clare's Fourth Letter to St. Agnes

NBSCCCI Review - Statement from the Poor Clares, Galway

In September 2015 we invited the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI) to conduct a review of our Community’s child safeguarding policy and practice.  We very much welcome the findings of the report on our Community which was published today and accept all its recommendations. We are completely willing and open to collaborating fully with the NBSCCCI into the future to further improve our child safeguarding practices, something to which we are strongly committed. We are deeply saddened that so many children have suffered as a consequence of abuse by priests and religious in the past and we continue to pray for all survivors of abuse and their families.

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