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

2019 July The Coordinator attended the Anglophone Conference in Rome (July 1st- 6th). Her keynote address entitled Ministering to Survivors who wish to re- engage with their Faith was well received. The conference was attended by representatives from Bishops’...

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,...