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Reason for Hope in 2014

In this week’s blog, Fr Paddy reflects on his hopes and aspirations for the coming year.

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A dream fulfilled Katie Taylor

In this week’s blog, Fr Paddy reflects on the inspiration that Katie Taylor’s outstanding sporting achievements and her deep faith have given to so many people.

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Moving to a new parish – Fr. Paddy’s Blog

In this week’s blog, Fr. Paddy talks about his new appointment as curate to Portlaoise Parish.

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The Power of Prayer – Fr. Paddy’s Blog

In this week’ blog Fr. Paddy tells the story of the Juggler

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Pride of Place – Fr Paddy’s Blog

In this week’s blog, Fr. Paddy reminds us of the many postive things taking place in our communities everyday

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Richness in Poverty – Fr Paddy

In this weeks blog Fr Paddy reflects on richness in poverty

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Remembering Our Loved Ones

In this week’s blog, Fr. Paddy remembers those who have gone before us.

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Fr. Paddy on IEC 2012

In this week’s blog, Fr Paddy highlights the upcoming International Eucharistic Congress in June.

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Exams – We’ve got God on our side

In this week’s blog, Fr. Paddy sends his message of encouragement and hope to those facing exams this year.

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Sacraments of Initiation: a one-day wonder?

In this week’s blog, Fr. Paddy gives some thought to Confirmation and First Communion in Ireland today.

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The value of small schools

In this week’s blog, Fr Paddy talks about the threat to the small rural school in our country.

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Mr George Darcy – A Wonderful Principal

In this week’s blog, Fr Paddy pays tribute to Mr George Darcy retired principal of Queen of the Universe N.S. in Bagenalstown.

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Ash Wednesday – a time to be healed

In this week’s blog, Fr. Paddy reflects on the upcoming season of Lent.

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War Horse – a story of Love

In this week’s blog, Fr. Paddy reflects “where there is love, there is a way”.

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The Gift of an Irish Spring

In this week’s blog, Fr. Paddy  sends his message of hope and renewal as the signs of Spring approach

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