Grace Akpoguma – A Testament to Women's Education

Grace Etakibuebu Emoariojake Akpoguma attended of Our Lady of Apostles School in Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria in an era when the education of the girl child was virtually unheard of in Africa.

Advocacy for Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Migrants 2018: The Global Compacts

While OLA engagement continues in local charitable activity, this advocacy has also been pursued on the OLA’s behalf.

The Global Compact on Refugees

The UN document elaborates on the Pope’s four Gospel-based actions: welcome, protect, promote and integrate.

Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions 2019

Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for 2019 with links to the Papal Video's as they become available.

Now the Work of Christmas Begins

The lights are down and the trees have been dismantled. We’ve packed away the gifts and eaten the last of the leftovers. Thoughts of Christmas are fading for another year.

Climate Action - An open Letter to Minister Richard Bruton

The OLA and SMA Joint Justice Committee has written a letter to Richard Bruton TD, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment

“There was no room for them in the inn” (Luke 2:7) – The Housing Crisis in Ireland Today

As we approach Christmas, many people are homeless and many more live under the pressure of trying to keep a roof over their heads.

Beatification of the Algerian Martyrs

On Saturday 8 December OLA Ireland hosted an African Artefacts Exhibition at Ardfoyle Convent, Ballintemple to mark the beatification of OLA Sisters Angèle-Marie Littlejohn and Bibiane Leclercq.

Undergoing Female Circumcision – Grace’s Story

Violence against women takes many forms, and undoubtedly, female circumcision is one of them. It’s a complex issue, with ingrained cultural beliefs and overtones.

OLA Sisters to be Beatified in Algeria on 8 December 2018

On 8 December 2018, OLA Sisters Angèle-Marie Littlejohn and Bibiane Leclercq, together with 17 others who were martyred during the Algerian Civil War between 1994 -1996, will be beatified during a cer…