Fr. Paddy's Blog
Education is a right, not a privilege. It is a right that can make all the difference to a child. Education can give children the best start possible in life and set them on a path to opportunity and hope for a bright future.
Education is intrinsic to ensuring that children and young people develop intellectually and socially. It is
Louise Redden, a poorly dressed lady with a look of defeat on her face, walked into a grocery store. She approached the owner of the store in a most humble manner and asked if he would let her charge a few groceries. She softly explained that her husband was very ill and unable to work, they had seven children and
The Month of August brings with it the gift of Harvest. In Celtic times, this season of Lunasa was an occasion of thanksgiving. The Celtic people burnt huge fires, danced and celebrated many rituals, as they thanked God, for the food and sustenance that nourished them as they faced the darker and more vulnerable months of the year. Harvest time
Please be aware that there are changes you need to make in your life. These changes need to be completed in order that I may fulfil my promises to you to grant you peace, joy and happiness in this life. I apologise for any inconvenience, but after all that I am doing, this seems very
Life is a sacred journey. Recently I spent time with a young man terminally ill. His frank honesty and wisdom, grounded me to appreciate the gift of the present moment. Who among us does not carry a sense of burden? ……..The following wisdom speaks loudly!!!!
“A water bearer in India had two large pots, each hung on the ends of
On Sunday July 16th, Kildare and Leighlin Diocese, will partake in it’s first Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Members from all 56 parishes, will come together as pilgrims visiting a sacred place, where healing and faith, is abundantly felt. Over 1200 pilgrims, will celebrate a common faith in Jesus Christ and invoke the intercession of St. Bernadette and Our
The Grenfell Tower inferno is not a natural tragedy, but an unnatural one. It was predicted by those best placed to know the risks. It was made possible, likely, perhaps even inevitable, by years of governmental neglect. The Christian observing this needs to go beyond sympathising with those bereaved and offering charity to those left behind. Grenfell Tower