This lovely lady was in isolation and missed the Echarist.So rather than just complain, she took action and celebrated her own Eucharist.And what a simple, authentic and meaningful Eucharist it was.And Jesus was Really Present
DAY CARDINAL O FIAICH AND MY DAD GOT DRUNK IN LOURDES
My dad was a life long opponent of compulsory Irish language in Ireland.
Cardinal O’Fiaich was an ardent supporter of compulsor Irish.
As a result my dad disliked O Fiaich greatly.
In Ireland at the time if you failed Irish in your Leaving Cert you failed all subjects.
But in the mid 1980s I brought my dad on pilgrimage to Lourdes.
One day we were walking in Lourdes and out of the blue my dad said:
“Here’s this old bastard O’Fiaich coming. I’m going to let him know what I think of him”.
Before I could say anything we were standing talking to O’Fiaich who invited us both to come for a coffee or drink.
I said I was off to hear Confessions so O’Fiaich brought my dad to a cafe with him.
Over 5 hours later O’Fiaich and my dad arrived at our hotel together holding each other up.
After that O’Fiaich was the best thing since the sliced