24 August 2014

Literary Walking Tours

during August 2014

See copy of email content from Paul O’Hanrahan to Fr. Pat.

Poster is not available at present.

Dear Father Pat,

For four Saturdays in August I am leading a literary walking tour around the Baggot Street area, in conjunction with Mick Quinn, landlord of the Waterloo pub. We plan to include St. Mary’s Church on our itinerary with a short reading outside the church of the relevant passage about the church organ from James Joyce’s story, ‘The Dead’. I will also discuss ceremonies at the church involving Patrick Kavanagh and Brendan Behan.


I hope that you might be in a position to support this venture and would be very grateful if you could mention it in the parish bulletin or in any other way you think might be appropriate. I have attached a poster giving details of the walking tours.


This is a new cultural and educational initiative for the area which we are hoping to develop on a long-term basis, so I would very much appreciate your help.


Paul O’Hanrahan


There will be no Newsletter published during August 2014


Click on the following link to read a very interesting article from the National Catholic Reporter


Look for God in the quiet moments, not the disruptions

by Thomas Gumbleton | Aug. 14, 2014


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