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June 5, 2019

Everyone’s a Winner?

We are blessed at the Irish Chaplaincy with some wonderful volunteers and it was not easy to have to choose just one of them to nominate for the Irish in…
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May 24, 2019

The Fishermen’s Trail

A highlight of my walking week in Portugal was having a beer with a group of ten Spanish people and singing Irish songs with them on request. (more…)
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May 13, 2019

Jean Vanier RIP

As I was told of the death, at the age of 90, of Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche, there immediately came to mind my favourite story connected with the great…
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April 19, 2019

Irish Chaplaincy Newsletter Spring 2019

IC Newsletter Spring 2019  
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April 15, 2019

A Small and Wonderful World

My friend Richard and I first met when we were part of the group of new assistants at L’Arche Kent at the end of the 1980s, a group which included…
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April 10, 2019

The Best Medicine

When coming away from my regular visit to one of our Irish Chaplaincy Seniors I was reflecting on how uplifted I felt and how it had to do, in part,…
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March 29, 2019

The Most Amazing Yellow

We’re barely half-way into Lent and I was starting to think ‘what’s the point of it’ and ‘shouldn’t I be feeling more spiritual and Lent-like’ (whatever that’s supposed to feel…
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March 15, 2019

In prison and You Came to See Me

I was at mass in Maynooth with the Irish Catholic bishops and the gospel reading for the first Monday in Lent was especially apt: (more…)
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March 14, 2019

Irish Seniors Newsletter Spring 2019

Read our latest Seniors News letter here   IC SENIORS Newsletter Spring 2019
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March 6, 2019

Daniel O’Leary RIP

 I was sad to hear of the death in January of Daniel O’Leary, the well-known and clearly much-loved priest, spiritual writer and retreat-giver. (more…)
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February 18, 2019

You’re Only 54 Once

I don’t usually do much for my birthday but this year I decided to push the boat out… (more…)
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February 7, 2019

“Beyond The East The Sunrise”

At the end of January I was in Portsmouth for a friend's birthday celebrations. It's a place I know well having lived and worked there for eighteen years before moving…