Category: Irish Heritage

Mother of the Churches of Erin

Today at Holy Mass, we will have the traditional blessings of Saint Brigid’s crosses. There are still many people here who know how to make...

Hail, Glorious Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick’s Day in Ireland Today is my second Saint Patrick’s Day in Ireland (transferred from yesterday, Passion Sunday). Silverstream Priory is not very far...

The Sacred Heart in Margaret’s Kitchen

A Family Story My Irish grandmother’s Christian name was Margaret Mary. As one might expect, a framed picture of the Sacred Heart figured prominently in...

From a new found friend in Ireland

I just received this grand letter (in the form of a comment) from Eamonn Giblin, a native of Drumshanbo, County Leitrim, Ireland, a place dear...