Tag: Ireland

Grandparents say their role has never been more crucial than today

Grandparents say their role has never been more crucial than today

| Sarah Mac Donald | September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catherine Wiley, 71-year-old grandmother of 10, believes the role of grandparents has never been more crucial than today.

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Irish commission finds human remains at former Church-run home

Irish commission finds human remains at former Church-run home

| Michael Kelly | March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

The commission set up to investigate the treatment of unmarried mothers and their babies in Irish care homes during the 20th century says it has found “significant” human remains at the site of a former home in western Ireland.

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Author explores meaning of Irish heritage in new book

Author explores meaning of Irish heritage in new book

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are the “Irish” who emerge once a year to embrace St. Patrick’s Day festivities, and then there are the Irish who can trace their lineage to the Emerald Isle. James Rogers is one of the latter. Regrettably, though, he’s one generation shy of claiming Irish citizenship.

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In Ireland, doctors, church leaders tell the horrors of life in Syria

In Ireland, doctors, church leaders tell the horrors of life in Syria

| Sarah Mac Donald | December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifty percent of Syria’s hospitals and medical centers have been destroyed or looted and their staff kidnapped, tortured or slaughtered, a leading Syrian surgeon told members of the Irish Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.

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St. Pat’s Day Massgoers challenged to honor the ‘Apostle to the Irish’

St. Pat’s Day Massgoers challenged to honor the ‘Apostle to the Irish’

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

In his homily at the Mass, Bishop Piché said that when he thinks of Irish what comes to mind is “a deep human longing for peace and hope for freedom — faith, family, hard work, friends.”

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Catholic pilgrimage is part of event promoting Ireland

Catholic pilgrimage is part of event promoting Ireland

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

An organization called WorldPriest is offering a pilgrimage for priests and their parishioners and friends from around the world to experience the cultural heritage and spirituality of the Emerald Isle as part of “Gathering Ireland 2013.”

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Places to go, things to do and people to see

Places to go, things to do and people to see

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

There seems to be no limit to feed one’s soul, to grow in faith, to volunteer to serve others, and, of course, to have fun

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Travel to the Emerald Isle next fall on a Catholic Spirit-sponsored tour

Travel to the Emerald Isle next fall on a Catholic Spirit-sponsored tour

| Martie McMahon | November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Come and “Explore the Other Holy Land” with Father Dennis Dempsey of St. Dominic in Northfield and The Catholic Spirit

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