Welcome from Sr. Stanislaus Kennedy

Sr. Stanislaus Kennedy, or Sr. Stan as she is affectionately known, is a visionary and social innovator and a member of the congregation of Religious Sisters of Charity since 1958.

Read More

1 bstill

Reflections

The Sound of Silence

Silence has a fascination for many people.  In one of his earlier poems Brendan Kennelly wrote  "once I was the heartbeat of the world I am an outcast now".  Meister Eckhart told us that the "nearest thing to God is silence".  We all think we know what silence is but there are several different understandings of what it means.   

For one person to say "I was silent" for another person may mean "I was stunned", "I didn't react", "I didn't respond" or 'I held my peace'. Silence can evoke fear in some and awe in others.  Many think of silence as the absence of sound. 

Find out more

October 2019

This book by Sr. Stan and Sile Wall is a collection of meditations using poems, reflections and photographs that all stem from their work in the Sanctuary in Dublin.  Tapping into the everyday moments that can be precious and awe-inspiring, this book full of meditations, prayers and poems is designed to give you a greater sense of presence and inner peace.

Available to purchase at The Sanctuary and in major bookstores 

View all books

Latest News & Events

Sr. Stan's new book - The Sacred life of Everything

Monday, 14 October 2019

New book by Sr. Stan and Sile Wall "The Sacred Life of Everything", now available in major bookstores.

Launch of new Focus Ireland Development

Friday, 10 May 2019

Sr Stan and Minister Murphy launch the new Focus Ireland Development providing 31 Homes in Dublin City

© 2019 Sister Stanislaus Kennedy
  • The Sanctuary, Stanhope Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
  • Phone: +353 1 6705419
  • Fax:
  • Email: info.srstan@gmail.com

Search

Search - Use spaces to separate your keywords