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Simple Prayer for Complex Times

There are those who say that prayer is dead In the Ireland of today Where rationalism and science of modern times Has …

Last of the Faithful at St Augustine’s Holy Well

I saw a couple with their children go to the Holy Well on Lough Atalia today. The child appeared to have a bad cough, not a condition the well was known for as far as I know. The only time Ive seen actual pilgrims come to it in all my years in the city. I hope it works for them.

The Nun Who Changed a Bishops Heart

In memory of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Strong of will, conviction and faith As are all who to their way by God are …

Babys Birth Remembered

Baby’s birth remembered: The snow falls on the ground. Lights are lit: bells peal, I listen to the sound. Belfast of the …

The Church Of The Quill

Im not a great one for churches, unless visiting ruined ones! But I worship God in my own way… another of the …

Good Food, Good Meat

My mother worked in the 1925 F Street Club in Washington, where she met Fidel Castro who left little positive impression on …

She A Son Bore to the World

She a son bore to the world A prophet it would reject Persecute and crucify And show to him no respect… After …

Let Death Not Sneak In Our Door

In the days gone by during the War On the family farm in old Lislea My mother but a child she was …

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