St Joseph of Nazareth

When I was doing my priest training at Oxford one of the other students there talked about why St. Joseph was important to her. Her own mother had become pregnant before she married and coming from Southern Ireland 60 years ago her chances of finding a husband would be impossible with a small child. However, she […]

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St Patrick’s Day – March 17th

I think there will be much celebrating in Ireland today on the feast of the patron saint Patrick. When I looked up St. Patrick’s Day for a picture for this posting, all I had was lucky shamrocks, beer and party stuff come up. No where was there a St. Patrick picture. It seems he has […]

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St Piran

St Piran was born in Ireland in the 5th century and then went to Rome to study the Bible and when he came back to Ireland he was made a bishop. It was said that he performed many miracles, such as raising from the dead soldiers who had died battle, but the Irish Kings were afraid of […]

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