Do I look old to you Seán?

There was a fine crowd at Mass today in Kilmovee.  Given the weather conditions and state of the roads, I had expected a small attendance.  Fair play to people for making the effort to mark the “Sunday in every week”. I hadn’t planned on speaking at all but plans don’t…

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Cohen @ 80 and courage …

I sat at Mass in Kilmovee this morning and listened to Seán Moran read the First Reading from Isaiah.  The opening line is so direct: “Seek the Lord while he may still be found” … I had a few words loosely prepared and they floated around somewhere in my head.…

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The Dawning of THE DAY

For the third year, we gathered on Easter Sunday Morning for a Dawn Mass in the grounds of Urlaur Abbey.  There was a fine gathering of people from the parish and beyond – some from Ballymote, Curry, Charlestown, Carracastle, Knock, Kiltimagh, Ballaghaderreen, Monasteraden and, I’m sure, other places.  It was…

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