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There are many different types of root systems. The deepest roots are generally found in deserts and the deepest observed living root was found to be 60 metres! Some roots can grow as deep as a tree is high. The majority of roots on most plants are however found relatively close to the surface where...

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Silent Witness

Proudly, silent and still, Twilight skeleton, leaf-count  nil. Stark witness to glories changing fast, In the transience of things not meant to last.   Spring leaves bud to share the light. Summer flowers to shade our delight. Autumn’s rust falls in hosts to welcome Winter’s pearls and diamonds, in-laid.    Despite tainted hope, You are...

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Mass of Thanksgiving

On Saturday, 27th May 2017, the Columban Sisters had a Mass of thanksgiving  for all who participated in running our SALE OF WORK since 1927. ” Loving and gracious God, we give thanks that you watch over your people at all times. We thank you especially today for gracing the Columban Sisters with faithful lay...

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Thought For Today

‘Sometimes it may be an illness that becomes our new teacher or bereavement or the birth of a child or falling in love. Anything that shakes us out of our slumber and opens us to wider and deeper experience is a spiritual friend worthy of our gratitude.’ ~Donagh O’Shea It is easy to be complacent...

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Columban Sisters’ Celebrate Jubilees in Magheramore …

    On Saturday, 13th May 2017, as in the years gone by and we trust also in the years ahead, our Columban Sisters celebrated and will celebrate Silver, Golden, Diamond, and Platinum Jubilees.   We thank God today for our Jubilarians as we celebrate the many years of their dedicated missionary service and for...

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+ Sr. Eileen Rabbitte,RIP

+Sister Eileen Rabbitte passed away  peacefully in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, on Tuesday, 2nd May 2017. Removal of Remains on Friday, 5th May at 5:30pm to the Convent Chapel, Magheramore, Wicklow. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11.30am followed by Internment in the Convent Cemetery.   Lord, we ask you to receive our Sister Eileen Rabbitte...

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Thought for the Week

How rich are the depths of God – how deep is God’s wisdom and knowledge and how impossible to penetrate God’s motives or understand God’s methods. Who could ever know the mind of the Lord? ~St Paul’s letter to the Romans 11:33-34 As we know life can be unpredictable and uncertain. Like a gentle tide...

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Power of God’s Love by Hillsong

    For those who are searching in their journey and asking God, “What is it that you are asking me to do, that I know you want me to do and I’m just not following through?”,  The song below might console you…  Please click link below: https://youtu.be/H9_0jiO5ZRM “Trust in the LORD with all your...

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Thought For This Week

‘See, I have inscribed you on the palms of my hands. You are continually before me.’ ~Isaiah 49:16 There are many holy wells to be found throughout Ireland. One that has frequent visitors is the well of St Gobnait at Ballyvourney in Co.Cork . It is a place of quiet reflection that bubbles with the...

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A Blessed Happy Easter!

“Easter is about “tomb watches”. It is about love that keeps vigil and waits and believes in life, no matter how dark and empty and cold the inner space feels. Easter is about hope that is willing to sit in the tomb while it trusts in transformation. Easter is about faithful companions who keep watch...

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