Monthly Archive: July, 2015

What Good Are 5 Loaves & 2 Fish?


17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Whenever young dreamy-eyed couples set out on the road to marriage and the start of a new family, they are always so full of hope and promise. And… Continue reading

Cill Airne


We set out for Killarney (Cill Airne) after a hearty Irish breakfast. The place is swarming with cars and people in red and white or green and white. We thought we’d get a… Continue reading

Caisleán Rí Eoin in Luimneach & Drive to Neidín


Before leaving Limerick (Luimneach) and heading south to County Kerry (Ciarraí), we decided we should at least visit the local castle on the banks of the river Shannon (Sionainne). It started out a beautiful sunny… Continue reading

Bhun Raite, Inis & Gaillimh


Getting up this morning was not easy. The sky was overcast. The air was cooler than yesterday. But we had things to do, places to go, so out the door we went. First… Continue reading

Caiseal & An Chathair


After breakfast we headed out to the Rock of Cashel (Caiseal), about an hour’s drive east of Limerick in County Tipperary, past Tipperary town (Tiobraid Árann) and Golden. While there, we had a… Continue reading

Corcaigh, Bhlarna & Luimneach


We arrived in Cork (Corcaigh) by way of Enniscorthy (Inis Córthaidh), New Ross (Ros Mhic Thriúin), and Waterford (Port Láirge) where we had a little lunch, then Dungarvan (Dún Garbhán), Youghal (Eochaill), and… Continue reading

Missionaries to Our Own People


15th Sunday in Ordinary Time At St. Patrick Catholic Church in Wicklow, Ireland. I am a priest from the diocese of Richmond in Virginia, the United States. Fr. Kerry here is from the archdiocese of… Continue reading

Cill Mhantáin


We left Kilkenny (Cill Chainnigh) for Wicklow (Cill Mhantáin) on Friday morning passing through County Kildare (Cill Dara) to make it for lunch with Jane, her mom Sally, and her two boys, who… Continue reading

Cill Chainnigh


From Waterford we drove north to Kilkenny (Cill Chainnigh), seat of County Kilkenny and stayed at Celtic House B&B, a short walk to the downtown area. We walked by Kilkenny Castle and went… Continue reading

Ceatharlach & Port Láirge


We hit the road out of Dublin (Baile Átha Cliath) after a nice Irish breakfast … although the Irish breakfast at that one London hotel a couple of years ago could have fed a… Continue reading

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