Items that may have been
added since your last visit
(starting January 2019)



April 29th 2019

Maurice Billingsley has sent us the following link Jerusalem: Ecumenical Accompaniers handover mission to new group | ICN from the World council of Churches, which may be of interest to Pelicans.  Thank you Maurice


April 15th 2019

Robbie Dempsey has sent us Fr. John Millane's funeral announcement card which we have added to Fr. John's  Obit section.


April 5th 2019

We have added two obituaries to the OBITUARIES section of the website.  That of Fr. Paul Hannon M.Afr. as well as that of Fr. John Millane M.Afr. who passed away last October.  We have also updated the obituary of Fr. John Lynch M.Afr. who was killed tragically in the USA in 2017.  May they all rest in Peace.


April 4th 2019

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Fr. Paul Hannon Mafr.  Paul was the Provincial Superior in the UK from 2010-2014.  He returned to the Lord on March 28th 2019.  May he rest in Peace!  We will post an Obituary in the appropriate section of the website very soon.


March 11th 2019

Mike Ellis & John Joyce have sent us an update on the AMAP project.  A report on "collecting, transporting and re-distributing redundant hospital equipment" is now available in the AMAP section of our "APPEALS" area on the website.  Thank you, Mike & John for the work you do on the Pelicans' behalf in this project. 


February 19th. 2019

We have received an update from Fr. Dave Cullen, by way of Robbie Dempsey.  This update is now available in the APPEALS section of the web site.


February 15th 2019

It is with sadness that we have learned from Robbie Dempsey, today of the passing of Fr. Bernard Joinet M.Afr.  Fr. Joinet taught some of us at St. Columba's in the early 60s. He passed away on Monday, Feb. 11th.  We have added an obituary to our OBITUARIES page.  Requiescat in pace.


February 13th 2019

It has been fairly quiet around here of late, but today is a special day.  Today we celebrate the birthday of our illustrious 'Webmaster Emeritus', Paul West

We would like to wish Paul a very Happy Birthday and, once again, thank him for all the work he did in establishing 'The Pelicans' web site and keeping it running for so many years.  We hope & pray that his health is holding up and he has many years ahead of him.  Once again, Paul, a very Happy Birthday from all 'The Pelicans".


January 21st 2019

Mike Ellis has sent us a report from Fr.Alick Mwamba in Mali on epilepsy patients in his area and how the drugs our AMAP programme are helping.  This report can now be found in our 'APPEALS' section.  Anyone wishing to help in this project can contact Mike who's details are also in that Appeals section.


January 2nd. 2019

Wishing all Pelicans, friends and web visitors a very happy & prosperous 2019.