Take off your shoes – you walk on Holy Ground

The past few days I have been in Dalgan Park, Navan, Co. Meath.  It is the home of the Columban Missionaries.  A fine facility, set on spectacular grounds it is home to many events, including Diocesan Priests’ Retreats.  It is to that end, I am here, with the priests and…

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Felicity MacDermot (Funeral Mass Homily)

I am just home from the Funeral Mass for Felicity MacDermot.  It was celebrated in St Aidan’s Church, Monasteraden and a large congregation was present,  Concelebrants included Bishop Thomas Flynn, (Bishop Emeritus of Achonry), Monsignor John Doherty (formerly served in Monasteraden and in the Cathedral as Curate and Administrator), Fr Dan O’Mahony,…

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