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Nuns’ and monks’ prayers and tips on enclosure and self-isolation

Mother Fahy of Glencairn invited people to join the 31 or so sisters at Glencairn in “keeping up a constant and trusting prayer for all our medical and healthcare workers and for all humanity”.


Last Christian Brother primary school principal retires

After 46 years teaching, Bro Dormer retired as principal of Doon CBS Primary School on Wednesday last.


Glenstal Abbey elects new abbot

46-year-old Fr Brendan Coffey is the sixth Abbot of the Benedictine monastic community and succeeds Abbot Mark Patrick Hederman.


Mercy Sisters leave Limerick village after 151 years

One of the first documentaries on Irish television was the Radharc programme ‘The parish with the most vocations in Ireland – Doon, County Limerick.’


Glenstal may close to public over insurance claims

High number of personal injury claims against Benedictine monastery and rising insurance costs may force drastic action.


Calls for Co Limerick-born priest to be beatified

Fr Liam Hayes dedicated his life to the poor of Obera where he set up homes for children and adults with severe physical and intellectual disabilities as well as a hospice.

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