Archbishop Joe Cassidy, R.I.P.

Earlier today I attended the Funeral Mass of Archbishop Joe Cassidy, the retired Archbishop of Tuam and former Parish Priest of Moore-Clonfad Parish. Ordained in 1959 for the Diocese of Achonry, the Charlestown native was sent to the Diocese of Clonfert on loan and, as events transpired, was never to…

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A thought and a tune (not necessarily related!)

This weekend’s gospel speaks of the calling of the first four disciples – all fishermen.  I put a few lines on our parish bulletin this week about vocations and about our Parish Cluster.  I suppose this came about as a result of a meeting we had among the priests of…

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