17Nov Brendan Hoban’s new book- OCRAS: The Great Famine in Killala Diocese

Commemorating the 175th anniversary of Black ‘47

Historians of the Great Famine have long lamented the lack of local research reflected in the paucity of regional studies and how areas well served by local historians confirmed the popular impression … Read the rest

17Nov Wednesday, November 17 2021 Week 33 in Ordinary Time

St Elizabeth of Hungary, religious

1st Reading: 2 Maccabees 7:1, 20-31

The mother of seven sons urges them to die rather than betray the covenant

It happened also that seven brothers and their mother were arrested and were being compelled … Read the rest