Ruah 2015 – South African Social Justice and Advocacy Desk

Ruah 2015

Our Social Justice & Advocacy Desk co-ordinator Jessica Dewhurst recently attended Ruah 2015 in Ireland. The two week programme ran from the 14th June to the 27th June 2015.

Ruah (meaning spirit in Hebrew) invited participants to experience a new spiritual awakening in the land of Venerable Nano Nagle and Blessed Edmund Rice. It called participants to immerse themselves in the Mystery we encounter in those moments when we feel awakened and alive. Nano and Edmund’s stories were shaped by their own experiences of Mystery among the people with whom they lived; and so by exploring their stories, participants were able to have a relatable model for self-reflection and growth.

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