Towards Peace

Spiritual support for survivors of abuse by Catholic Church personnel in Ireland

Consultant Bios

Breige O’Hare was trained as a spiritual director by the Jesuits at Manresa in Dublin and holds a MA in Pastoral Theology and a Certificate in Counselling from QUB.  Breige has worked in spiritual direction and adult faith development for over fifteen years. ...
News and Events

News and Events

2021  29 June 2021: As part of our ongoing initiative to reach out to survivors, Towards Peace is undertaking to present a series of short webinars inviting people who may encounter survivors in the course of their work to learn more about the service Our first such...

Online Resources

A selection of resources available online – research papers, blog postings, reflections, interviews – for people who have been affected by abuse in a Church context. These resources have been selected for both those who have been abused and those who seek to...

Books

A selection of books that can be ordered, for anyone seeking to understand the complexity of the spiritual impact of abuse by clergy/religious, and the role that spirituality can play in healing from trauma.   Spiritual Healing after Clergy/Religious Abuse Grant,...