St Patrick’s Day Pilgrimage to the Hill of Slane

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In celebration of the feast of Saint Patrick, part of the community made a little pilgrimage to the Holy Hill of Slane where, in 433 A.D., Saint Patrick kindled the Paschal fire that set Ireland ablaze with the splendour of the One True Faith.

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Monastic life is a journey. Saint Augustine speaks of being “together on the way to God”.

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And, always, there is solitude.

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