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aa Fr. Patrick Collins, CM, is a native of Dublin, Ireland. He joined the Congregation of the Mission religious community (Vincentians) in 1963 and was ordained a priest in 1971. Father is a retreat master and conference speaker, and has authored twenty-one books and numerous articles on spirituality and evangelization. He completed his Licentiate in Sacred Theology in the New Evangelization from Sacred Heart in 2008. He resides in Dublin today. Making the Vision Real The concept of the New Evangelization has been embraced with vigor by Fr. Patrick Collins, CM. He is active in numerous Catholic outreach efforts in Ireland and across Europe. Fr. Patrick Collins, CM M y two years at Sacred Heart Major Se