It’s been four years

Maynooth UnionThis week I’m in Kiltegan at a Priests’ Retreat.  Earlier in the week priests from all over Ireland, indeed the world, would have gathered in Manooth to celebrate what’s called Maynooth Union.  It’s a day that marks significant anniversaries of past pupils of the Seminary.  People celebrating Silver, Golden,…

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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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Golden Jubilee Celebration

On Friday September 27th, the parish of Keash/Culfadda celebrated with its recently retired Parish Priest, Fr Jim Finan, the occasion of his Golden Jubilee of Ordination.  The Church of St Kevin, Keash was filled to overflowing for the celebration.  Bishop Brendan Kelly was the Principal Celebrant at a con celebrated…

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