Called By Name

For those of you who don’t know, my last name sounds like, and is spelled like, the colorful word that is thrown around by the Irish when someone is being annoying, but has not warranted a full-on expletive. This fact has led to many, many conversations about my last name, especially among the Tea Ladies. […]

The Gift of Exhaustion

“Whoever wants to be great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave, just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” -Matthew 20:26-28 During a routine daily mass sometime last […]

Humility Is the Key

Down in Wexford, we have had a special number of weeks with the 65th Wexford Festival Opera bringing the arts and much excitement to the streets of our little town. We’ve had the opportunity to see operas, musicals, art galleries and more. But at the same time, the ordinary and the everyday have continued to […]