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Kylemore Pilgrimage

October 22nd 2018

Boy, I Thought I Was in Shape

Legend has it that St. Patrick climbed this mountain in bare feet. After climbing Croagh Patrick on Saturday, I can confirm that you need to have  679 more words

Travel

LITANY OF THE IRISH SAINTS

TO IMPLORE THEIR PROTECTION IN ALL OUR WANTS,

but particularly for the existing necessities of

THE IRISH CHURCH 

Lord, have mercy.

Christ, have mercy.

Lord, have mercy. 688 more words

Prayers

The Snakes of Ireland

Today, we talk about all of the varieties of snakes that exist in Ireland. There are nearly 3,000 snake species in the world – and NONE are found in Ireland. 791 more words

The Rock of Cashel – Home of the High Kings of Munster

Rising from the Golden Vale of Tipperary, steeped in mythology and immersed in over two millennia of history, the Rock of Cashel, also known as Cashel of the Kings and St. 440 more words

Irish History

New St Patrick's Cross at Down Cathedral

I was very pleased to be amongst those present for the Civic reception for the new High Cross erected at Down Cathedral on 24th September. Based on fragments of an ancient cross kept in the Cathedral it is carved from Mourne granite, weighs five tonnes and towers over its immediate surroundings. 100 more words

Photography

Is the Holy Trinity Found in the Old Testament?

The tradition surrounding Saint Patrick, who was a Christian missionary in Ireland in the 400s A.D. suggests that he used the Irish shamrock to teach pagans about the Trinity (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit). 1,088 more words

Jesus Christ