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March 15, 2019

In prison and You Came to See Me

I was at mass in Maynooth with the Irish Catholic bishops and the gospel reading for the first Monday in Lent was especially apt:

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March 14, 2019

Irish Seniors Newsletter Spring 2019

Read our latest Seniors News letter here   IC SENIORS Newsletter Spring 2019

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March 6, 2019

Daniel O’Leary RIP

 I was sad to hear of the death in January of Daniel O’Leary, the well-known and clearly much-loved priest, spiritual writer and retreat-giver.

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February 18, 2019

You’re Only 54 Once

I don’t usually do much for my birthday but this year I decided to push the boat out…

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February 7, 2019

“Beyond The East The Sunrise”

At the end of January I was in Portsmouth for a friend’s birthday celebrations. It’s a place I know well having lived and worked there for eighteen years before moving…

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February 7, 2019

Concert at St James’ Piccadilly

It all began with a cup of tea and a chat about fundraising.

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January 15, 2019

Be Thou my Vision

The decorations are down, the bare Christmas trees have been sent to the tip, and there are no more flashing fairy lights outside houses to brighten up my early morning…

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December 19, 2018

Irish Chaplaincy Seniors Newsletter – Winter 2018

Find our Irish Chaplaincy Seniors Newsletter – Winter 2018 Newsletter to download here.  

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December 13, 2018

Bacon and Cabbage (and how I came to like it)

      It’s funny how I’ve come to like bacon and cabbage from eating it in prison!

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November 14, 2018

Denise Rigden RIP

St Mildred’s Church in Canterbury was packed full for a celebration of the life of a great friend of mine, Denise Rigden. And in honour of a woman who almost…

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November 10, 2018

Remembrance-Two Grandfathers And World War One

As a native of Liverpool, with Wexford roots from my maternal grandfather, I grew up with stories of the family farm back in Ferns, and stories of my grandfather, Henry…

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November 7, 2018

The World is a Hankerchief

My wife and I were staying with friends in Liverpool and Paul was telling us about his voluntary work as Chair of the St Bart’s & Friends Community Sponsorship Scheme,…